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Happy Digital Learning Day, February 1st!

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 3:59am

Did you know that today is the first annual Digital Learning Day? What's that? Established by the Alliance for Excellent Education, it's a day to focus on technology and innovative learning in the classroom. To get...

The Dell XPS 13 ultrabook was showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show as the next generation of laptop.

Ed Tech in 2012: What You Should Know

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 11:46am

Education technology in 2012 appears to be looking a lot like ed tech in 2011. Mobile phones, tablets and slimmer laptops will continue to dominate. That’s because those devices are fast becoming the hardware of choice...

House Speaker David Ralston addresses fellow lawmakers. (Photo courtesy Ga House of Representatives.)

Five Ways to Introduce Students to the Georgia Legislature

Patrice Weaver - Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 4:40am

The Georgia Legislative Session kicks off Monday January 9, 2012 Are you looking for ways to introduce your students to the work of the Georgia legislature? Do you want to assist them in becoming informed...

What Students Need to Help Them Succeed

Heather Neal - Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 8:19am

On November 17, we hosted and aired a summit on dropout prevention. Several experts and panelists spoke on the economical and social impacts of dropping out of school. What was, for me, one of the most impactful...

Drop Out Prevention

Stop the Drop GA: A Dropout Prevention Summit

Heather Neal - Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 8:41am

Half of the adults in my family are teachers, or were teachers, in public education in Georgia. Half. And almost every one of those educators in my family have at least a Master’s degree, too. It’s safe to say that...

Students doing high-tech work at Taylor's Creek Middle School

Passion for Partnerships

Marilyn Stansbury - Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 7:55am

My bus tour ended Thursday. But here's an update from the road of what I experienced. Updated as of October 26, 2011 Great partnership examples happening throughout Georgia at all levels - elementary, middle and high...

Need a Real World Connection? Try Apple Picking!

Heather Neal - Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 11:45am

As a student, my favorite days were the experiment days, those days when we got to see and do what we had been learning in class. Even with the vastness and diversity of modern technology, I don’t think that is less...

GPB Education's Patrice Weaver and middle school students from Crabapple Middle School.

Finding Your "Home"

Patrice Weaver - Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 11:51am

Let me start by saying that I have a wide range of classroom-based experience in a variety of settings. I have been an instructor of adult learners in a High School Completion program at a Community College, an adjunct...

Georgia Tech honors biology class students took this photo using Kodak PlayTouch cameras during my video workshop.

Multimedia in Service Learning and Urban Habitat Restoration

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 8:30am

How do you include multimedia in a service learning project that centers on urban habitat restoration? That sums up the proposition that Dr. Jenny Cruse-Sanders from the Atlanta Botanical Garden and Georgia Tech honors...

Introducing Our New Blog For Educators!

Marilyn Stansbury - Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 5:41am

Welcome to the new GPB Education blog – Passion for Learning. You’ll hear from us throughout the year as we bring you new GPB Education resources Worth Sharing. We chose ‘Passion for Learning’ because we all have a...

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