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Scarlet Macaw in flight, Manu River, Peru (Courtesy Nature.)

Get a Bird’s Eyeview of Life on Nature’s EarthFlight

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 5:33am

Producer John Downer hopes that people who watch Nature’s EarthFlight will discover that “the complex social life of birds are not so different from our own.”“They have an unrivalled knowledge of the life of the planet...

Teaching Editing and Writing in a Digital World

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, September 23, 2013 - 4:50am

I recently presented to business education teachers at the Georgia Business Education Association conference on the topic of Teaching Editing and Writing in a Digital World. I had two main messages: our devices...

Courtesy of Brett Buchanan Photography, 2012

Latino Americans

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, September 16, 2013 - 4:43am

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with this documentary.

Official Logo of National History Day

National History Day FREE Teacher Webinar!

Patrice Weaver - Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 6:27am

Save the Date!

New Career Clusters: Connecting Students With Jobs a Good Thing

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 7:10am

What do you think of the new Career Clusters Pathways? I think they are great. Here are several reasons why requiring high school freshman to choose a career area to study early is a good thing: It encourages students...

September 6 is Flipped Learning Day

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 6, 2013 - 2:00am

Promote hands on learning.

What kind of force is really needed kill zombies? New online course ponders the physics. (Image from AMC.)

The Walking Dead Online Class: Math, Science and Zombies

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 11:25am

You can learn something about math, physics, public health and social science from the AMC show The Walking Dead. Professors at the University of California at Irvine plan to prove it by offering a course on the hit...

"Lettuce" eat local in schools.

October is Farm To School Month

Heather Neal - Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 4:34am

The Farm-to-School movement encourages the use of fresh, local produce in school meals. It’s taken off across the state where local schools serve Georgia-grown blueberries, carrots, and more. Georgia plays a key role...

We Are McNair Strong

We Are McNair Strong

Heather Neal - Friday, August 30, 2013 - 8:31am

Students and staff at McNair Discovery Learning Academy have had a full week of routine since a shooter entered the school last week. Thanks to the calm presence of the school’s bookkeeper, Ms. Tuff, no one was injured...

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Scientists Discover a New Element

Heather Neal - Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 4:09am

A new, “super-heavy” element has been discovered. To be fair, it was first proposed in 2004 by Russian scientists. Taken up anew by a team of scientists in Sweden, the element has been confirmed. As yet unnamed*, the...

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