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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.

Online Teacher Professional Development Begins April 15

Traveling to professional development courses for PLUs can be challenging. Getting approval and setting up your classroom for a substitute teacher can be the most challenging part! Online, facilitator-led courses from PBS TeacherLine mean that you can be where you need to be for work and take steps toward getting essential PLUs in subjects you’re interested in.

Save 10% On TeacherLine Courses

Beginning March 1 and extending through March 14th (at midnight), save 10% off of a 15, 30, or 45 hour facilitated course.

Use discount code SAVE10 at checkout.

You may use the code on any one course for one person (verified by email address). The discount applies for any available courses, not just courses whose start dates fall between March 1-14. Course start dates are: Mar 18, Apr 15, Jun 17, and Jul 15. So, if you’re planning to get in some professional development this summer, you can sign up now and get a 10% discount.

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.

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