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Fast Forward Returns

Here we are almost a year later, a year smarter, preparing to produce another 16 Fast Forward episodes. We’ll be traveling, tweeting and blogging again – sharing all sorts of information about really...

March 6, 2013

Life Through an Ultra-Wide Lens

As video specialist, and queen of equipment inventory here in the Education and New Media department, I get first dibs on any new cameras and accessories that come in…I love, love, love this part of...

February 28, 2013

Will.I.Am on Making Tech the New Celebrity

Will.I.Am is one member of the pop group The Black Eyed Peas. He’s also a business star in the technology field. Intel Corp. appointed him director of creative innovation a couple of years ago. He...

January 4, 2013

Fast Forward: Interview with the Executive Producer

Dave Drabik is the Executive Producer/ Director for GPB's STEM career project Fast Forward. In the interview below, Dave shares about his experiences working on the Fast Forward project as well as...

December 5, 2012

How to Improve Georgia’s Graduation Rates

Last week a new report on Georgia’s graduation rates confirmed what many officials and educators already knew: that the state’s graduation rate dropped significantly. "Georgia’s high school...

December 4, 2012

Connecting Students to STEM Careers

Do you have a student who spends recess searching out bugs on the playground? While it may be atypical playground behavior, it could also be a great opportunity to plug a little career education....

November 27, 2012

STEM Sneak Preview

What BIG, new, incredible project have we all been working on lately? Check out the sneak preview below and stay tuned for more later this week! Check out Fast Forward for STEM Career exploration...

November 13, 2012

Ready. Set. Go!

Georgia Public Broadcasting is behind the wheel and coasting its way into yet another venture along the secondary education scene with its first ever series of shorts geared towards exploring the S.T...

October 24, 2012

Students Need Math for Career Success

During a teacher training session last month, we discussed the importance of cross-subject teaching and learning in classrooms, especially as it relates to math skills. That conversation included...

July 12, 2012

Cool Science: How the Parker Brothers Made a Real "Battleship" Shredder

How about this for a cool work assignment: create a real version of the metallic, menacing, wheel weapon known as the "shredder" from the movie “Battleship”? Marc Parker and Shanon Parker from...

May 23, 2012

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