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Effingham County Teacher Named Air Force Association STEM Teacher Of The Year

Laura Osborne, a fifth grade teacher at Sand Hill Elementary School in Effingham County, GA, has received two special honors from the Air Force Association.

by Mary Anne Lane | July 2, 2020

GPB Education Announces The 2020 PBS KIDS Writers Contest Winners

These winners were among hundreds of K-3 students in Georgia who participated in the 2020 PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

by Mary Anne Lane | July 2, 2020

Access To Discovery Education Through Georgia Public Broadcasting Ends July 1, 2020

Effectively immediately, schools using Discovery content under the Georgia Public Broadcasting contract will no longer have rights to continue using these assets.

by Laura Evans | July 1, 2020

DECAL Spotlights Dangers Of Leaving Children In Vehicles

“Look Again” campaign urges greater awareness to protect Georgia’s youngest citizens.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 30, 2020

GPB Education And Georgia Forestry Foundation Launch "Make That Paper," A New CTAE, Forestry Game For Teaching Employability Skills

"Make That Paper: Careers in Forestry" is an online game designed to help high school students learn about the forestry industry and career employability skills.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 25, 2020

Georgia Department Of Education Awards $22 Million To School Districts In Second Round Of L4GA Literacy Grants

L4GA is a unique approach to improving literacy that pairs community-driven action with research-proven instruction.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 22, 2020

Gov. Kemp, Superintendent Woods Seek Standardized Testing Waiver For 2020-21

Georgia will submit a waiver to the U.S. Department of Education for the suspension of the 2020-21 Georgia Milestones assessment and CCRPI school and district rating.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 18, 2020

6 Picture Books That Celebrate Juneteenth

Use these children's books to help young students understand the history of Juneteenth and celebrate the end of slavery in the United States.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 17, 2020

Father's Day Activities And Crafts For Kids

Use this collection of Father’s Day activities to show your love and appreciation for dads and father figures!

by Mary Anne Lane | June 10, 2020

Recorders To Rockets: Connecting Music To STEM

How teaching middle schoolers how to play the recorder helped them develop a love for music and space.

by Laurie Orth | June 5, 2020

Classroom Resources For Addressing Race And Racism

It's important for adults to engage children in conversations about race and racism in our society.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 4, 2020

Georgia Departments of Education, Public Health Release Guidelines For Safe School Openings

The Georgia Department of Education and Georgia Department of Public Health are releasing Georgia's K-12 Recovery Plan – guidance to help schools plan for a safe return to in-person instruction in fall 2020.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 1, 2020