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Michael serves as education outreach specialist at GPB. In his role, he provides support and training to educators on GPB’s digital resources, including the Georgia Studies digital textbook. Michael graduated from Appalachian State University with a bachelor's degree in Secondary Social Studies Education and attended a joint graduate program at the College of Charleston and the Citadel to study developing world history. Michael taught high school economics, government, and Advanced Placement United States history for five years; he continues to teach U.S. history at a local college.

Recent Blog Posts

Education Matters

5 Ways To Get Ahead With Inquiry-based Social Studies

To say that social studies education is in a stake a flux would be a Hindenburg-esque understatement. History education has been reinventing itself for years and one of the latest incarnations is the...

October 4, 2016 - 9:00am
Education Matters

A Great PBS LearningMedia App For Students

A companion to the PBS Students site, PBS LearningMedia supports an amazing app for students. Free for iOS, it offers help for homework and also allows students to explore great content and...

September 16, 2016 - 9:00am
Education Matters

Teaching The Election--Resources For November

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor famously said, “the practice of democracy is not passed down through the gene pool. It must be taught and learned anew by each generation of citizens.” As Democrats and...

August 30, 2016 - 9:00am
Education Matters

5 Tips To Get Started With Discovery Education

Need help bringing together lesson plans, great streaming video, teaching strategies, and potential activities for students? All of that content is under one roof! Welcome to Discovery Education, a...

August 11, 2016 - 9:56am
Education Matters

Don’t Miss Out On Our Georgia Studies Newsletters

GPB’s Georgia Studies newsletter was created to connect the world of our dynamic digital library for Georgia Studies to educators around the state and beyond. The newsletter is part of an ecosystem...

August 3, 2016 - 11:25am