Posts Tagged "passion for learning"

This week one of our PBS Digital Innovators, Lesley McClendon, goes to PBS headquarters in Arlington, Va to attend the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator Summit. It is being held June 19-20, 2014...
Mon., June 16, 2014 9:27am
The Macon Telegraph has this wonderful interview with 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year Amanda Miliner. Miliner teaches fourth grade at Miller Elementary in Houston County. As the state’s top...
Mon., June 9, 2014 12:38pm
Today, Governor Deal announced 24 Georgia teachers who have achieved the “Master Teacher” certification. The Master Teacher Certification Program began in 2005 to acknowledge excellence in student...
Fri., June 6, 2014 11:56am
A remarkable young man from Conyers took on a project to learn more about a WWII flyer who gave his life fighting the Nazis. Ben Smart has excelled in school and in Junior ROTC. Now, he says he has...
Thu., June 5, 2014 10:48am
She was a singer, an author, a poet, an activist, a mother and a friend to many. But Maya Angelou was also a master teacher. She died last week at her home in Winston-Salem, NC at age 86. Her...
Wed., June 4, 2014 10:02am
Each summer as teachers leave their classrooms for that much needed summer break many head for the solitude of a long vacation, a vacation combined with learning, plan a “staycation” or look for some...
Thu., May 22, 2014 6:00am
The Breman Museum is offering an opportunity to gain four PLUs through a summer workshop on the holocaust. The Birnbaum Summer Institute for Teaching the Holocaust is a five day workshop that...
Wed., May 21, 2014 11:44am
Canned New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson joined the ranks of the most memorable commencement speakers yesterday. Yes in her speech at Wake Forest University, she rallied grads to “show...
Tue., May 20, 2014 10:20am
Google is offering a preview of its new tool for teachers: Google Classroom. (You can apply for it here.) Google Classroom meshes the apps we’re already familiar with Google Docs, Drive and Gmail...
Mon., May 12, 2014 11:12am
Continuing our appreciation of teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week, we’ve been following the twitter conversation under the hashtag #pbslovesteachers on the question “why do you love...
Thu., May 8, 2014 1:31pm

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