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Jack Kingston: People Know Where I Stand On The Issues

Georgia’s Republican Primary election runoff is July 22. One of the hottest races is for the U.S. Senate seat of Saxby Chambliss, who is retiring. Republican Congressman Jack Kingston is facing off...

July 18, 2014

New PBS Math Club A Cool Way to Teach Math

The New PBS Math Club isn’t a club in the traditional sense of the word like a country club or a hockey club. (No secret handshakes or dues required!) It’s a whip smart web series from PBS Digital...

October 22, 2013

NEA Conference Raises Hand for Education

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...

July 2, 2013

Common Core Standards for Parents

It definitely seems like kids aren’t being taught the same materials in school anymore. Sure, over time our perspectives change on history and history itself is constantly being made. I don’t mean...

March 26, 2013

Inspiring Middle School Literacy

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...

March 19, 2013

Vote to Name Pluto’s Moons

The SETI Institute has provided educators with a way to engage the Common Core's integrated subjects approach and multimedia in the classroom. They recently discovered two more “tiny” moons orbiting...

February 14, 2013

Tech Thursday: Getting the Most Out of Math Chimp

Previously I did a review of the Common Core aligned math content site Math Chimp. In this post, creator Tom Gaultney, a Walton High School alum, gives more insight on the website. Compared to the...

January 2, 2013

Tech Thursday: Math Chimp

The beauty of the website Math Chimp is that it’s a one stop repository of math videos, games and worksheets, all aligned to the Common Core standards. Many sites boast a common core connection. But...

November 29, 2012

Free Common Core Content from PBS Learning Media

It’s happening. School is starting back all over the state and teachers are jumping into Common Core with both feet. As I checked Facebook this morning (is it sad that's now part of my morning...

August 9, 2012

Three Common Core Pinterest Boards to Repin

In an earlier post, Heather Neal talked about using Pinterest to organize what you like on the internet, particularly subjects dealing with the Common Core. (By the way, if you are not on Pinterest...

August 2, 2012

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