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During the Live Art concert, students create artwork while onstate.

Live Art About Unique Ed Program Wins PBS Online Film Festival

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 6:00am

The PBS Online Film Festival showcases short films from a variety of filmmakers. These shorts often give voice to issues and programs that may be overlooked by major Hollywood studios. That’s the case with the film Live...

Principal Bolden and me at the start of Career Day.

Live Blogging Career Day at McNair Discovery Learning Academy

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, March 29, 2013 - 3:30am

Today I have the pleasure of being a guest at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Ga for their annual career day. As I'm a strong believer in showing rather than simply telling, I will be live...

Understand more about the meteor that struck Russia on February 15, 2013 with NOVA tonight at 9PM

Meteor Strike Tonight on NOVA

Heather Neal - Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 4:48am

On February 15, 2013 the largest asteroid since the Tunguska event (also in Siberia) of 1908 collided with Earth. This time, literally thousands of video images were captured of the event providing scientists with a...

180 Days in an American High School

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, March 25, 2013 - 12:09pm

If you could allow cameras to follow you in the classroom and follow the lives of your students, would you? The students, teachers and administrators that attend Washington Metropolitan High School (also known as DC Met...

Put molecules together in a flask, and it can be hard to predict just what you're going to find.

Tech Thursday: Emergence - Finding the Unexpected

Ari Daniel Shapiro - Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 6:10am

In this post, guest blogger Ari Daniel Shapiro explores the concept of emergence which can be present in the highly technical and evolved and the ordinary. Imagine something you use everyday – like a metal fork. It is...

Inspire literacy in science while students learn about gravity and how objects move.

Inspiring Middle School Literacy

Heather Neal - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 7:03am

Anyone who has worked in Education for any length of time, volunteers at an afterschool program, or owns their own child knows that getting kids to read can be challenging. According to the National Center for...

ChewBots inventor Christopher Taylor with the winning trophy

InVenture Prize 2013 Winners

Heather Neal - Monday, March 18, 2013 - 8:06am

InVenture Prize 2013 brought a diverse group of 6 competitors who battled it out in front of a panel of judges and live audience. You can watch the show in its entirety by streaming it online at gpb.org/inventure....

Fannin County Students' Career Education Day at GPB

Heather Neal - Friday, March 15, 2013 - 12:24pm

GPB welcomed special guest visitors from Fannin Middle School recently. Students from the Careers connections classes (which I think were called “exploratory classes” when I was in school a few years ago) checked out...

Professor Sugata Mitra at a TED Talk in 2010.

Sugata Mitra on the Future of Learning

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 6:11am

What is the future of learning? I remember pondering this question often as I plodded through my Master’s degree program in Curriculum and Instruction. I had no choice of course as the question was part of the very...

The Inventure Prize competition airs tonight at 7PM

Inventure Prize: A New Kind of Science Fair

Heather Neal - Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 5:09am

Tonight is the night that the Inventure Prize winner will be chosen in a live competition show at Georgia Tech, broadcasted by GPB at 7PM. You can watch and encourage your students to watch online and join in the chat...

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