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Zhenan Bao, Professor of Chemical Engineering, is developing self-healing skin just like Wolverine's abilities to heal.

Join the We the Geeks Google+ Hangout Today on Superhero Powers Being Real

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, July 19, 2013 - 5:17am

For those science, tech and just plain geeky teachers who couldn’t spring a ticket to Comic Con going on this week in San Diego, here is perhaps the next best thing: a Google+ hangout at 12 p.m. today on how superhero...

Zee Doehling from Mountain View High School worked on a soccer lifestyle app.

Samsung Mobile App Academy Cultivating Future App Makers

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, July 15, 2013 - 11:19am

Earlier this year I blogged about how to raise your kids to be the next millionaire app makers. Samsung is behind a STEM summer boot camp that may be in the business of doing just that. At their free Samsung Mobile App...

Woodlawn Elementary Archery Team (img via their Facebook page)

Georgia Archery Team New World Champs

Heather Neal - Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 5:27am

A couple of months ago, we told you about two Georgia elementary schools who won first and third prizes, respectively, in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). Woodlawn Elementary School in Chatsworth,...

Operation Homefront logo. Photo Courtesy of Operationhomefront.net

Operation Homefront Provides Assistance to Georgia Military Families

Rachel Daniels - Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 8:06am

In Honor of Military Month, Georgia Public Broadcasting is highlighting an organization dedicated to serving those who serve us. Operation Homefront was established in February 2002 and currently provides services to...

Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks at a 2009 NEA conference. Photo courtesy ed.gov

NEA Conference Raises Hand for Education

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 3:10am

Educator representatives from around the nation have been gathering within Georgia's World Congress Center since last week for the National Education Association's 151st Annual Meeting and 92nd Representative Assembly....

New Social Learning Network To Try Out Flexiguru

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 9:11am

I recently took a test drive of Flexiguru.com. It’s the latest online learning social network for teachers and students. It has more than 10,000 resources for learners to choose from. These include videos, ebooks,...

Georgia Teacher Training Programs Falling Short

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 6:28am

There is a new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) on Georgia teach prep programs and the findings are not good. The study concludes that new teacher training programs in Georgia are not...

PBS Learning Media is Downloadable

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 7:31am

Recently PBS Teachers was folded into PBS Learning Media. This is good news as PBS Learning Media contains thousands of ready to go digital resources like videos, video games and photos free to use in the classroom. It...

Parker Pitisci dances across his graduation stage.

Henry County Student Dances in Graduation Speech

Heather Neal - Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 10:57am

Do you remember your Valedictorian’s speech? What about the Salutatorian’s speech? Do you even remember who they were? I can say with a clear conscience that I have no memories of the content of those speeches, even...

Photo courtesy of Robert Seetzen

GPB News Seeks Teacher Moms

Heather Neal - Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 7:05am

Summer break is here and for many teachers that means taking on a second job, attending continuing education classes or making time to relax after a hectic school year. Some teachers, however, use this time to start or...

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