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In Augusta, the original chimney of the Confederate Power Works still stands. (photo courtesy Sir Mildred Pierce)

New App Recreates Civil War Factory

Rickey Bevington - Monday, July 4, 2011 - 12:54pm

This might just be the coolest app yet! My GPB Radio colleague Noel Brown reported on it Monday. Here's Noel's story: Starting this summer, visitors to the Augusta Canal can use their smart phones to take a virtual...

Little Ocmulgee State Park is one of hundreds of places you can find on your mobile device (photo www.exploregeorgia.org)

'Explore Georgia' Goes Mobile

Rickey Bevington - Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 9:36am

Hey Georgia Travelers! You can take exploring Georgia to a whole new level with your mobile device. Check out these details ... Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, relaunched a...

NOVA's Hunting the Elements

Heather Neal - Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 11:14am

Helping students understand what the elements are exactly can be complicated as it isn’t very feasible to show students what they are in your classroom. That was true until NOVA’s newest episode Hunting the Elements....

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Math can be Boggling

Jeremiah Bratton - Friday, February 15, 2013 - 7:49am

I am not here to pass any judgements…however, I feel safe in assuming that quick mental math is not a strong suit for many people these days. I am not saying people are bad at it or incapable; we are always calculating...

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An Elephant Never Forgets

Jeremiah Bratton - Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 6:46am

Oh, notes, memos, post-its, cocktail napkins, and the occasional back side of  an open envelope - every last one of you a threat to my semi-organized existence. The app / service I'm talking about today, Evernote, isn'...

Safeguarding Your iPhone

Heather Neal - Monday, February 25, 2013 - 7:47am

The iPhone has quite a few built-in safety features. If you’ve given a dependent an iPhone and are now worried about keeping your checking account solvent or if you are concerned about privacy and explicit content...

With Solar Walk 3D, you can travel through time to see how the planets revolve around the sun.

Spaced Out with Solar Walk 3D

Carl Zornes - Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 6:58am

So while Jeremiah has been pumping out posts, I've been procrastinating kind of spaced out... with Solar Walk 3D! It's been a while since I attended high school, but I do remember learning about our solar system. The...

Keeping Your Passwords a Secret

Heather Neal - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 5:34am

We’re back with another app recommendation. I first heard about this one from a girlfriend who loves it. She started talking about it in our occasional conversation about how our husbands would be lost and confused...

PBS Parents Play and Learn App

PBS Parents Learn and Play App

Heather Neal - Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 5:06am

There’s a new app out and it’s available for free on Apple and Android devices! Also, the app is bilingual for English/ Spanish. PBS Parents released their app Play and Learn. I thought it was interesting that it’s...

SESAME WORKSHOP's Resource Kit for "Helping Families After an Emergency"

How to Talk to Your Kids about Disasters

Heather Neal - Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 5:44am

It’s hard to see images and videos of the tornado damage in Oklahoma and Texas and not think about what that would be like closer to home. So many of my family and friends are educators and I have a child in an...

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