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Inventure Prize: A New Kind of Science Fair

Tonight is the night that the Inventure Prize winner will be chosen in a live competition show at Georgia Tech, broadcasted by GPB at 7PM. You can watch and encourage your students to watch online and join in the chat discussion, too.

Take a Dip into History: Find Family Fun this Labor Day

In 1921, an aristocratic up-and-coming young New York politician, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, contracted polio. Fearing his political future over, and desperate for a cure, FDR journeyed to Warm Springs, GA., on the advice of his friend, George Foster Peabody. There, FDR found the naturally soothing mineral water helpful in his physical therapy. FDR purchased the property and turned it into a polio treatment center. Eventually, FDR reentered politics and was elected, first Governor of New York, then four times President of the United States.

Meet America's Top Young Scientist

Meet Sahil Doshi, America’s 2014 Top Young Scientist, in a live interview sponsored by Discovery Education on Tuesday, February 24 at 1:00PM.

Inspired by the global energy crisis, Sahil developed an innovative new battery design called PolluCell and submitted his innovative idea to the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. Chosen as a national finalist, Sahil worked one-on-one with a 3M Scientist Mentor to bring his idea to life and was awarded the grand prize of $25,000!

New Courses from PBS Teacherline

PBS TeacherLine is a great way to get PLU’s, classroom skills, and resources on your time in your own space.  Whether you choose to stay at school to work on the classes or work from home in your pajamas, PBS TeacherLine courses are as convenient as they are respectable.  PBS is a brand teachers know and trust and is backed by a wealth of resources as well as research.  See this list of testimonials from teachers who have tried the classes themselves.

GPB Content in PBS Learning Media

It's a new year!  If you're looking for great resources from trusted sources  to use in your classroom this year,

20% off PBS TeacherLine Courses With This Code

Save 20% off a January 14th course! Enroll with promocode "20JANUARY" between Dec 5 -19

PBS TeacherLine’s winter courses start on January 14, 2015. Anyone who enrolls in a facilitated course from December 5 – December 19 using promo code 20JANUARY will receive 20% off their enrollment fee!

PBS and GPB Are Looking for America's 100 Most Innovative Educators

Are you a digital superstar at your school? If you are creatively integrating digital media and technology in your classroom, apply to the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program.

Teachers, Enjoy a ‘Bite-sized’ Course Over the Holidays

Make the most of your holiday down-time with a fast, flexible, and focused mini-course from PBS TeacherLine. These "bite-sized" professional learning opportunities will spark new ideas, expand your skill set, and energize your classroom. You can explore course content, watch videos, complete interactive labs, and take self-assessments at your own pace. Subjects include: social studies, technology, math, leadership, and science.

Three Macon Students Share What It's Like To Be Top Of Their Classes

For the three part radio series, “Top of Their Class”, GPB Macon’s Grant Blankenship tracked down three different students attending Macon high schools during their senior year. We asked them to share their story in their own words.

New Program for Improved Parent Engagement from DOE

The Georgia Department of Education announced a new program for improving parent engagement for childhood education. The I CAN Play a Role Campaign kicks off and runs through November, which is Parent Engagement Month in the state.

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