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Getting Back to School in the Best Frame of Mind!

Margaret Blackwell - Monday, July 27, 2015 - 4:40pm

June is a memory, and July is quickly fading away. With the start of August, one thing is on everyone’s mind: BACK TO SCHOOL! Starting back to school means different things to different people. Parents are looking...

I Flipped my Classroom the Hard Way - But You Don’t Have To!

Pasha Souvorin - Friday, July 24, 2015 - 9:56am

I began creating my flipped classroom in 2009. The way I did it was to build over 500 online learning tools that students interact with at their own pace. Most of this work is done in the classroom with me, but...

"We Needed Jeezy": Atlanta's Trap Music Maestro Marks 10th Anniversary

Lindsay Foster Thomas - Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 6:46pm

Atlanta rapper Jeezy is throwing a big party at the Fox Theatre on Saturday to celebrate the tenth anniversary of his debut album: “Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101.” On Second Thought decided to celebrate, too. We...

Double Trouble AKA Thea and Otis

Josephine Bennett - Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 1:17pm

Just a couple weeks after putting my foster puppy Jojo on transport I received a text from a friend requesting urgent help with a puppy at the shelter in Macon. I had planned on taking a short break from fostering to...

A Dragon Con Parade Veteran Shows Us His Strut

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 3:23pm

If you want to march in the Dragon Con Parade this year, you’re out of luck. Registration to participate in the signature event for the southeast’s largest sci-fi, fantasy, gaming and literature convention closed in...

Top 5 EdTech Tips: Socrative

Shayla McGhee - Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 11:41am

 Socrative is an online tool that helps teachers assess students’ knowledge from anywhere using technological devices. Its platform is easy to use and available on Apple, Android, Chrome, Kindle and Window...

A Growth Spurt For Atlanta's WonderRoot

Rickey Bevington - Monday, July 20, 2015 - 9:29am

“I’m not an arts guy,” the national editor said over the phone. “I don’t really like art stories.” This isn’t what a reporter wants to hear from someone who’s about to critique her arts story, a process that can...

Mr. Carson Gets His Due With Emmy Nomination

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, July 17, 2015 - 3:55pm

When the Primetime Emmys awards are handed out on September 20, we hope the line “and the winner is Mr. Carson” will be uttered. Actually, the correct line would be “and the winner is Jim Carter...

Celebrate 45 Years with Sesame Street at Tellus Science Museum!

Margaret Blackwell - Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 11:14am

 On Saturday, July 18, 2015, Tellus Science Museum and Georgia Public Broadcasting are teaming up to celebrate the world’s favorite children’s show: Sesame Street! The celebration will include crafts,...

Top 10 EdTech Tips: Seesaw

Shayla McGhee - Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 10:39am

Seesaw is an online learning journal that gives students the ability to digitally showcase what they are learning about in school. Here are five facts about Seesaw that will help you use it in your classroom.1.  ...

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