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New GA City for Classroom Inspiration

Heather Neal - Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - 6:48am

Last night’s primary elections show that voters have approved a new city in Georgia. In what has been a series of new metro Atlanta cities (Sandy Springs, Johns Creek, Milton, and Chattahoochee Hills in recent years),...

A rendering of what the city may have looked like | Franck Goddio/Hilti Foundation, graphic: Yann Bernard

1200 Year Old Egyptian City Discovered Under Sea

Heather Neal - Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 4:56am

Current events can sound sort of flat and droll, especially if nothing very exciting is going on. When something truly thrilling does occur, then, allow the creative port to fully open. One of today’s headlines made...

How does this cube (instruction on WikiHow) prevent summer learning loss?

Summer Learning: A Creative Writing Exercise

Heather Neal - Monday, June 24, 2013 - 12:00pm

This one is truly for all ages. It’s completely adaptable and limitless in the realm of possibilities. You’ve likely got everything you need in the same room with you. Using cubes or dice, write one word on each...

National Novel Writing Month starts this Friday!

NaNoWriMo For Encouraging Writing for Students

Heather Neal - Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 1:52pm

NaNoWriMo is shorthand for National Novel Writing Month and it is exactly what it seems. Your goal, should you choose to accept it, is to begin a novel on November 1 and finish it by November 30 at midnight. Yes,...

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