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What Students Need to Help Them Succeed

Heather Neal - Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 8:19am

On November 17, we hosted and aired a summit on dropout prevention. Several experts and panelists spoke on the economical and social impacts of dropping out of school. What was, for me, one of the most impactful...

Drop Out Prevention

Stop the Drop GA: A Dropout Prevention Summit

Heather Neal - Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 8:41am

Half of the adults in my family are teachers, or were teachers, in public education in Georgia. Half. And almost every one of those educators in my family have at least a Master’s degree, too. It’s safe to say that...

Students doing high-tech work at Taylor's Creek Middle School

Passion for Partnerships

Marilyn Stansbury - Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 7:55am

My bus tour ended Thursday. But here's an update from the road of what I experienced. Updated as of October 26, 2011 Great partnership examples happening throughout Georgia at all levels - elementary, middle and high...

Need a Real World Connection? Try Apple Picking!

Heather Neal - Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 11:45am

As a student, my favorite days were the experiment days, those days when we got to see and do what we had been learning in class. Even with the vastness and diversity of modern technology, I don’t think that is less...

GPB Education's Patrice Weaver and middle school students from Crabapple Middle School.

Finding Your "Home"

Patrice Weaver - Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 11:51am

Let me start by saying that I have a wide range of classroom-based experience in a variety of settings. I have been an instructor of adult learners in a High School Completion program at a Community College, an adjunct...

Georgia Tech honors biology class students took this photo using Kodak PlayTouch cameras during my video workshop.

Multimedia in Service Learning and Urban Habitat Restoration

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 8:30am

How do you include multimedia in a service learning project that centers on urban habitat restoration? That sums up the proposition that Dr. Jenny Cruse-Sanders from the Atlanta Botanical Garden and Georgia Tech honors...

Introducing Our New Blog For Educators!

Marilyn Stansbury - Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 5:41am

Welcome to the new GPB Education blog – Passion for Learning. You’ll hear from us throughout the year as we bring you new GPB Education resources Worth Sharing. We chose ‘Passion for Learning’ because we all have a...

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