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The White House has a YouTube Channel

Heather Neal - Monday, July 2, 2012 - 6:29am

The White House has a YouTube Channel and you can watch it, share it, and use it in your classroom. Help your students understand the varied roles of the President and Vice President, as well as Congress, by watching...

How to Stop Bullying

Hollande Levinson - Monday, July 2, 2012 - 5:19am

Those four middle school students who taunted a 68 year old bus monitor, recorded it and posted it on YouTube are being suspended for the year. The incident renewed the conversation on how to handle bullying in...

A screenshot of Spencer's winning Curious George Dance contest moves.

Watch This Toddler Show off his Curious George Dance Moves

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, June 29, 2012 - 5:18am

Spencer, a three year old from Ashburn, Virginia is the winner of the first ever Curious George Dance contest for his adorable moves. You can’t get help but crack a smile when you watch him go. Check out his video...

Georgia Lottery

Lottery History in GA Education

Heather Neal - Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 12:19pm

Today in Georgia History, the Georgia Lottery sold its first ticket to support education in the state. But, it wasn’t first time that a lottery had been in place. In the 18th and 19th centuries, Georgia divided Indian...

Kyle Calderwood ‏@kcalderw poses with Moby. Photo courtesy Calderwood ‏@kcalderw.

Tech Thursday: ISTE 2012 Recap in Tweets, Videos, Posts

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 8:03am

ISTE 2012 wrapped up last night. If you’re like me, you were unable to attend the ed technology conference in San Diego in person. But thanks to Twitter, blog posts and YouTube and other social media outlets, you could...

Mock-up of the NEW National Center for Civil and Human Rights, opening 2014

Georgia Gets NEW National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Heather Neal - Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 7:39am

Georgia is getting a new civil rights museum that has just begun its construction phase and is scheduled to open in the spring of 2014. The National Center for Civil and Human Rights will be a valuable nucleus for...

Teachers are using Pinterest with Common Core

Pinterest and Common Core

Heather Neal - Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 11:22am

I know a lot of us are using Pinterest, but in the event that you haven’t yet experienced it (because it is an experience), here’s a brief explanation: Pinterest is a way to organize the internet. That’s it. It’s...

A Recipe for Introducing Multiculturalism - Literally!

Mavian Arocha-Rowe - Monday, June 25, 2012 - 6:12am

When you think of the sophisticated word, multiculturalism, do you often wonder how to define or even express the concept to your young homeschool students? You can start by saying you took a Multicultural...

A screen capture of the Karen Klein from the YouTube video "Making the Bus Monitor Cry."

Making the Bus Monitor Cry: What to do When You’re Bullied

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, June 22, 2012 - 8:50am

What happens when educators are the victims of bullying by students? The story could enfold like Karen Klein’s. She is the 68 year old bus monitor from upstate New York who’s verbal assault by middle school students has...

Tech Thursday: Have you Played D.W.’s Unicorn Adventure?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 5:02am

WGBH is the Boston PBS station behind the series “Arthur.” In addition to producing the show, they develop some neat games based on the series. I got a personal demonstration of one of them - D.W.‘s Unicorn Adventure...


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