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Science and English Language Arts Resources for Halloween

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, October 28, 2013 - 4:58am

Sure Halloween is about dressing up and trick or treating. But there are some serious subjects that you can pull out of the holiday. Check out these resources from PBS Learning Media that highlight science and English...

Georgia Selected for National Teacher Preparation Program Pilot

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 6:33am

Georgia will be involved in shaping how the next generation of educators are trained. The Georgia Department of Education announced that the state has been chosen among seven others to take part in a two year pilot...

New PBS Math Club A Cool Way to Teach Math

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 9:24am

The New PBS Math Club isn’t a club in the traditional sense of the word like a country club or a hockey club. (No secret handshakes or dues required!) It’s a whip smart web series from PBS Digital Studios that is a cool...

PBS Teacherline Southeast: An Oldie, but Goodie

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, October 21, 2013 - 6:49am

Much has been made about MOOCs - massively open online courses, college classes that people can take for free or at little cost. (Georgia Tech recently caused a stir by offering a Computer Science Master's degree for...

How to Create Amazing Teaching Videos Students Will Watch

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 2:00am

History teacher Keith Hughes has created more than 200 amazing videos that his students and millions of YouTube users enjoy watching. His Hip Hughes History channelhas 20 thousand subscribers and he is a YouTube Next...

Chevron Fuels Your School's STEM Projects

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 4:04am

If you need microscope slides, pencils or even a tarantula for your biology classes, Chevron can help you. Through it’s Fuel Your School program, it helps raise money for supplies for science, technology, engineering...

October is National Bullying Month

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 5:32am

October is National Bullying month. Now is a good time as any to zero in on this topic for good reason. The number of bullying stories making headlines and being discussed on social media sites seems to have increased...

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Peg + Cat Equals Clever New Math Series

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, October 7, 2013 - 7:41am

“When you need help solving a math problem don’t ask a pig,” concludes Peg, the cute as a button human half of our new GPB Kids show Peg + Cat which debuts today. I’m right there with you, my dear! Peg, her cat and...

Cover of The Georgia Studies Book

The New Digital GEORGIA STUDIES BOOK

Patrice Weaver - Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 10:19am

New Kindle Edition Available NOW!

Government Shutdown Explainers for Students

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 5:49am

When the federal government shuts down, how is the average person affected? In many more ways than people may expect. For example, the federal government runs the national parks. Due to the shutdown, the parks will be...

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