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The Importance of Building a Strong Vocabulary at an Early Age

Frances Kweller - Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 9:33am

Guest blogger Frances Kweller of Kweller Prep, offers this post on building a child's vocabulary as early as possible is vital. It is never too early for a person to begin building and strengthening his or her...

Dreadnaughtus Schrani New King of the Dinosaurs

Cheryl Wollner - Friday, September 12, 2014 - 2:19pm

Paleontologist Ken Lacovara and his team discovered a new and massive species of dinosaur in Patagonia, Argentina: the Dreadnaughtus Schrani (meaning fears nothing). Named after the 20th Century Battleship ,...

Three Lessons the Celebrity Photo Hacking Scandal Teaches Kids

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 3:45pm

This may sound cliche, but the recent celebrity photo hacking scandal offers a perfect opportunity for parents to discuss the do’s and don’ts of Internet behavior and their consequences with their kids. This goes...

Live Chat With an Expert During The Story of the Jews Marathon Sunday

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, August 15, 2014 - 8:18am

On Sunday, August 17 from 2 p.m. - 8p.m., we’re airing the documentary series “The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama” in its entirety.” From 6 p.m.- 8p.m., you will be able to chat with Jeremy Katz, Archives...

Teddy Ruxpin is worth $680!

Get Major Cash for Your Old Toys!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 8:44am

If you are an 80's or even early 90's baby, you know what Im talking about when I mention toys you just had to have such as: Tamagotchi's, a Furby, Super Soaker and Easy Bake Oven, right?   Well, all those long lines...

Jeremy Katz plants a tree in Israel in 2005. Photo courtesy Jeremy Katz

Personal Reflections on "The Story of the Jews"

Jeremy Katz - Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 4:46am

Join us for a live chat with Jeremy Katz, Archives Director, from The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, Sunday August 17 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. for a discussion during "The Story of the Jews" marathon on GPB. In...

Remembering Robin Williams with Joy

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 5:14am

Like many, I am heartbroken and shocked over the news of Robin Williams’ death from an apparent suicide. He was just 63 years old. The comedian always seemed to be so upbeat and “on.” But that is not true. In a...

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Experience Shark Week at the Fernbank

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, August 8, 2014 - 8:23am

It’s that time of year again! Shark Week returns to the Discovery Channel starting Sunday August 10. But you can get a giant view of the glorious and fearsome great white, by heading to the Fernbank Museum and catching...

Farmers Markets for All Seasons

Cheryl Wollner - Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 6:55am

Georgia may be the Peach State, but if you shop at local farmers markets you’ll find that peaches are not the only fresh produce Georgia has to offer. Even as we transition into fall and the start of the new school year...

PBS Kids

An Anthem for Back-to-School

Heather Neal - Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 6:13am

Chance the Rapper has reformatted the theme song from the PBS Kids program Arthur. Chance’s rendition of the popular theme song is eventually familiar enough to be lovable and different enough to be fun. He’s added a...

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