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Six Quotes from Maya Angelou That Inspire Teachers

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 6:02am

She was a singer, an author, a poet, an activist, a mother and a friend to many. But Maya Angelou was also a master teacher. She died last week at her home in Winston-Salem, NC at age 86. Her private funeral be held...

Summer PD Opportunities Abound

Ann Kohler - Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 2:00am

Each summer as teachers leave their classrooms for that much needed summer break many head for the solitude of a long vacation, a vacation combined with learning, plan a “staycation” or look for some interesting...

Gain Four PLUs with This Summer Workshop on the Holocaust

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 7:44am

The Breman Museum is offering an opportunity to gain four PLUs through a summer workshop on the holocaust. The Birnbaum Summer Institute for Teaching the Holocaust is a five day workshop that prepares educators to...

Jill Abramson tells grads she doesn't know what's next for her either. Courtesy Wake Forest University.

Quotes from the Best Commencement Speeches from Georgia

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 6:20am

Canned New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson joined the ranks of the most memorable commencement speakers yesterday. Yes in her speech at Wake Forest University, she rallied grads to “show what you’re made of...

Preview Google Classroom

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:12am

Google is offering a preview of its new tool for teachers: Google Classroom. (You can apply for it here.) Google Classroom meshes the apps we’re already familiar with Google Docs, Drive and Gmail to help teachers...

Teacher Appreciation Week: Why do You Love to Teach?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 9:31am

Continuing our appreciation of teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week, we’ve been following the twitter conversation under the hashtag #pbslovesteachers on the question “why do you love to teach?” The...

Teacher Appreciation Week Video: A Letter to Myself

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 6:35am

For Teacher Appreciation Week, here's a video valentine:If I Knew Then: A Letter to Me on My First Day.

For Teacher Appreciation Week - Teachers Reflect on the Profession

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, May 5, 2014 - 6:32am

National Teacher Appreciation Day is May 6, a part of appreciation week. Here is why teachers choose their profession.

Vote for Georgia’s Google Doodle Entry

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, May 2, 2014 - 4:43am

The voting is open for the 7th annual Doodle 4 Google contest. Now you can vote for Georgia’s Google Doodle entry. The deadline is May 9th. Vote here. The entry from Christine Anna Jeong, from River Trail Middle...

Meet Georgia's PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 4:29am

Meet Georgia's PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators! Lesley McClendon of Shiloh Middle School in Atlanta and Ann Kohler of South Forsyth High School in Cumming, Georgia were selected to be part of the class of 2014...

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