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Forsyth County Enforces Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) Policy with Great Results

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 11:16am

Two years ago Forsyth county introduced the Bring Your Own Technology in the classroom program. What this meant is that students were allowed to come to school with their tech devices of choice and use it. The list...

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...

The White House has a YouTube Channel

Heather Neal - Monday, July 2, 2012 - 6:29am

The White House has a YouTube Channel and you can watch it, share it, and use it in your classroom. Help your students understand the varied roles of the President and Vice President, as well as Congress, by watching...

Apps for Physical Education

Heather Neal - Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 4:17am

We received an email last week asking for ways to use technology in the Physical Education classroom. We’re answering it this week with a list of apps to use in PE. If you know of others to recommend, feel free to...

Tech Tools for Physical Education

Heather Neal - Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 6:18am

America is facing a crisis of childhood obesity. This generation of children is not expected to live as long as their parents and will face even higher costs for healthcare if we can’t help them change. Georgia ranks...

Web-based Programs for Physical Education

Heather Neal - Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 4:02am

Concentrating again on resources for bringing technology into school Physical Education programs, we want to share three online programs to support and track student (and anyone, really) progress. 1. We told you...

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Kindle vs. iPad(mini)

Heather Neal - Monday, October 22, 2012 - 6:18am

In a Gizmodo article last week, Amazon was declared the winner against Apple. That is to say, Amazon has so far done a better job of making its Kindle accessible for classrooms than Apple has done with its iPad....

Students at 4/5 Academy measure their academic progress using programs on Macbooks.

Technology in Action at the 4/5 Academy

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 6:11am

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting The 4 / 5 Academy at Fifth Avenue in Decatur for the day. That’s where our guest blogger Sandi Dennis is the Media and Instructional Technology Specialist. I spent...

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Tech Thursday: Skype on a Sick Day

Krystyn Busby - Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 5:11am

Recently, one Georgia teacher’s child fell victim to the flu, so she did what was necessary and stayed home with her son. Fortunately, a substitute teacher was available to continue the lesson plans that were...

Educational Apps Kids Recommend

Heather Neal - Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 7:32am

Discovery presented a webinar (archived here on our site) presented by students. With some assistance from their teachers, students presented their favorite app to use in the classroom, complete with examples of how...

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