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Watch the Falconcam

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 5:20am

For more than five years a family of peregrine falcons have been nesting atop the Suntrust Tower in downtown Atlanta. What do the falcons do all day? How does the mother falcon nurture her eggs? And if we put a camera...

Former New Englands Patriot Joe Andruzzi helps a bombing victim.  Photo courtesy Twitter.

How Students Can Help the Boston Bombing Victims

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 6:12am

My heart goes out to all of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and their families and friends. Like many people who don’t live in Boston, I feel helpless but want to do something to assist. Your students...

This is a photo from the new "Much Ado About Nothing" movie from "Avengers" director Joss Whedon.

Much Ado About Shakespeare

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, April 15, 2013 - 6:03am

When this photo from the new movie version of Much Ado About Nothing was recently released, the interwebs went nuts. It’s partly because Avengers director Joss Whedon directs this iteration of the classic and he casts...

Let’s Arm Educators With Information

Dr. Mariam Azin - Friday, April 12, 2013 - 4:28am

Can guns in the classroom prevent the next school shooting tragedy? The National Rifle Association has proposed arming teachers as a deterrent to the next Adam Lanza or T.J. Lane. While school districts will need to...

Tech Thursday: Balloon Jousting

Heather Neal - Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 4:41am

PBS KIDS’ Design Squad Nation has tons of fun activities for kids to interact with science and discover how math and creative technologies interact for fun learning experiences. Their latest project is another...

CEISMC Offering FREE STEM Professional Learning Courses!

Patrice Weaver - Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 11:35am

Our neighbor here in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia Tech, has a place that is dedicated to the enhancement of STEM education for students and teachers. The Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing...

Duncan says School Improvement Grant program will help students in most need.

Georgia Schools Get 17.2 Million From US DOE to Turn Around

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 6:12am

Low performing Georgia schools are getting a major hand up from the U.S Department of Education. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Georgia will receive $17.2 million to turn around its persistently...

Effective Strategies for the Struggling Reader

Charity Kinneer - Monday, April 8, 2013 - 5:05am

I teach high school reading and throughout the school year I read at least two (if not more) novels as a whole class. I personally feel like one of the most effective reading strategies for a struggling reader is to...

Teachers at a hands-on training at Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center

Teacher Training from Georgia DNR

Heather Neal - Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 5:02am

Project Wild, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, has been providing quality educational programs for teachers and children for over 20 years. Its mission is to encourage learners to be informed...

Georgia Teachers Win 2012 Teacher Innovator Awards

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 4:52am

Three Georgia teachers are among the winners of the 2012 Teacher Innovator Awards by PBS Teachers and the Henry Ford. Their entries were noticed because they are using digital media in new and unique ways to improve how...

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