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The Roosevelts are Coming! Get a Preview (Video)

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 12:36pm

On Sunday September 14 at 8 p.m., Ken Burns’ spectacular and extensive seven part documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait comes to GPB. The series is a first for Burns: the first time the lives of three...

Back to School Networking Event Sept 18

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 12:34pm

Join us for a night of networking and learning.

This Week in Education News Sept. 5, 2014

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, September 5, 2014 - 12:42pm

I've started a new weekly post curating the top education news headlines of the week. This list will appear every Friday afternoon for your convenience. This week in education news for September 5, 2014 covers...

Free Digital Textbooks Now Available Online Through Georgia Department of Education

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 12:06pm

The Georgia Department of Education is offering free digital textbooks that are now available online.Head over to www.gavirtuallearning.org/Resource and click on the words click here underneath the Shared Folder icon in...

2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year, Amanda Miliner, attends the Get Georgia Reading event. (Photo by Rosemary Jean-Louis).

Five Tips for New Teachers from Georgia’s Teacher of the Year

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 7:06am

At last week’s launch event for the the Get Georgia Reading campaign, I met Georgia’s 2014 teacher of the year, Amanda Miliner. She is a poised, intelligent, and energetic woman who is very passionate about students...

Photo courtesy Atlanta Public Schools.

Georgia Tech’s New Scholarships for Top Atlanta Students Explained

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, August 8, 2014 - 5:02am

Georgia Tech just announced that it is offering four year in state scholarships and automatic acceptance to top Atlanta Public school students. It’s an exciting program that will give more students across the city a...

3rd Grader Luke Valladares recites a passage from Roald Dahl's "The BFG" to kick off the Get Georgia Reading Campaign.

3rd Grader’s Recitation Kicks Off Get Georgia Reading Campaign

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 8:43am

If every adult joined together to make sure kids learn how to read by the time they reach the third grade, the kids would sound like Luke Valladares. The confident 3rd grader read an excerpt from Roald Dahl’s “The...

EdmodoCon 2014 is Here

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 5:19am

Edmodo.com, in case you are not familiar, is essentially Facebook for educators. To get access to the social network, you sign up for it and plug in your educator “credentials” or affiliation with education. Once you...

Here are Lesson Plans for the First Week Back to School

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, August 4, 2014 - 3:04pm

If you need help easing back into the classroom, PBS Learning Media has resources to help: lesson plans for each day of the week back to school. They have a catchier name for this series. It’s called Lesson-Plan-a-...

How I Use Dropbox to Share Videos and Multiple Pictures

Ann Kohler - Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 2:00am

Dropbox was on my “summer learning list” of apps to check out and learn about and when I needed to send multiple pictures and videos to a colleague, the app turned out to be a very useful. Since the videos were...

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