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Inventure 2012

Heather Neal - Friday, February 17, 2012 - 4:37am

Spring is almost here. While that may have you longing for a luxurious Spring Break, I’m chomping at the bit to find out more about this year’s Inventure Prize Competition! The Inventure Prize is a joint effort between...

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....

Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy host STEM Career Fair  http://www.nwgcca.com/

STEM Careers: Ask Your Questions NOW!

Heather Neal - Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 6:01pm

This week, a team of GPB education and tech-oriented production folks are heading out to gather information from average Georgians. What is truly exciting (we all keep using that word, perhaps too much, but it is...

Image from 2011 Georgia STEM Institute/ http://stemgeorgia.org/

Growing STEM in the Southeast

Heather Neal - Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 6:55am

The Southern Education Desk posted an article this morning about the growing trend of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in education. The article highlighted a particular element, a STEM Academy, which...

BELL PEPPERS with sunscald and fruit decay due to heat stress. Photo by Juan Carlos Diaz-Perez, University of Georgia

Science, Math, and Peppers

Heather Neal - Monday, May 14, 2012 - 8:51am

I grew up in the very rural southeastern corner of Georgia. The geography of my early life was directly impacted by agriculture in a way that my “city friends” in Atlanta just cannot grasp. As a youth, our school...

The Fast Forward Family

Best Zip Ever!

Victoria Bostic - Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 10:07pm

Day 2 of Ziplining with the North Georgia Canopy Tour crew - Jesina, Jonathan and Marie! The last time we were here, during a very interesting nature walk, we asked Marie if she enjoyed being a tour guide. Honestly, we...

This is what the shredder from the movie "Battleship" looks like in fiction. Courtesy syfy.com

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

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 9:43am

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 Parker Brothers Concepts...

Phillipe Cousteau is one of the guest speakers in the upcoming webinar on June 7 at 1pm.

Discovery Education's Water Planet Challenge

Heather Neal - Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 12:06pm

Nearly all of Georgia’s schools are out for the summer. While the students are gone, it doesn’t mean that Georgia’s educators have stopped working. I know several of my friends are setting up classrooms for next year...

Online Professional Development this Summer

Heather Neal - Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 11:36am

New and Updated Summer Courses from PBS Teacherline This summer, expand your professional credentials with PBS TeacherLine's award-winning online professional development. There are 30+ online courses starting June 20,...

PBS Teacherline

Online Professional Development this Summer

Heather Neal - Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 11:36am

New and Updated Summer Courses from PBS Teacherline This summer, expand your professional credentials with PBS TeacherLine's award-winning online professional development. There are 30+ online courses starting June 20,...

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