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Aug 17 - Aug 23, 2014

  • Sunday

    Aug
    17
    Leo Frank Lynching
    Today in Georgia History: Leo Frank Lynching
  • Monday

    Aug
    18
    Beatles Play Atlanta
    Today in Georgia History: Beatles Play Atlanta
  • Tuesday

    Aug
    19
    Ty Cobb Gets 3000th Hit
    Today in Georgia History: Ty Cobb Gets 3000th Hit
  • Wednesday

    Aug
    20
    Georgians at Chicago World's Fair
    Today in Georgia History: Georgians at Chicago World's Fair
    • Science Workshop for Georgia Teachers

      The Georgia Department of Education will provide a two day workshop for K-12 science
      teachers on best instructional and assessment practices for science that are supported by current research. The workshop will consist of both plenary and breakout sessions.

      Register for it here.

      The key ideas to be discussed are:

      • Vision for K-12 Science Education as Described in Research
      • Science and Engineering Practices in Students’ Science Performances
      • Crosscutting Concepts in Students’ Science Performances
      • Gathering, Reasoning, and Communicating a Bridge to Literacy in Science

      Breakout Sessions

      • Implications of Educational Research for Classroom Instruction
      • Engaging K-8 Students in Mathematical and Science Practices
      • Disciplinary Core Ideas in Student Science Performances
  • Thursday

    Aug
    21
    Georgia's Literacy Test
    Today in Georgia History: Georgia's Literacy Test
    • Science Workshop for Georgia Teachers

      The Georgia Department of Education will provide a two day workshop for K-12 science
      teachers on best instructional and assessment practices for science that are supported by current research. The workshop will consist of both plenary and breakout sessions.

      Register for it here.

      The key ideas to be discussed are:

      • Vision for K-12 Science Education as Described in Research
      • Science and Engineering Practices in Students’ Science Performances
      • Crosscutting Concepts in Students’ Science Performances
      • Gathering, Reasoning, and Communicating a Bridge to Literacy in Science

      Breakout Sessions

      • Implications of Educational Research for Classroom Instruction
      • Engaging K-8 Students in Mathematical and Science Practices
      • Disciplinary Core Ideas in Student Science Performances
  • Friday

    Aug
    22
    Slave Insurrection in Quitman
    Today in Georgia History: Slave Insurrection in Quitman
  • Saturday

    Aug
    23
    Desegregation in Atlanta
    Today in Georgia History: Desegregation in Atlanta