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Test Drive the Georgia Studies Digital Textbook

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 5:20am

Have you downloaded the Georgia Studies Digital Textbook for iPad? (If you haven’t, what better time to get it and try it out than when schools are closed for a snow storm?) You can obtain access to it by signing up for...

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Let the Games Begin! The Educational Value of the Winter Olympics

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 5:23am

Tomorrow people will be glued to their televisions, laptops, tablets and cellphones to watch the opening ceremonies of the Sochi Olympic Games. Let the games begin, as the saying goes! I encourage teachers to encourage...

What Georgia Educators are Doing for Digital Learning Day February 5, 2014

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, February 3, 2014 - 3:00am

Take inspiration from these projects.

History, Human Rights and the Power of One - Human Trafficking Prevention in the Secondary Classroom

Robert J. Benz - Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 2:31am

Secondary school teachers have a challenging and critically important job: prepare adolescents to take on the world. Considering the dynamics involved with both teenagers and the world, we should hug the teachers we...

The New British Invasion

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, January 27, 2014 - 7:14am

The British Invasion doesn’t only refer to the Beatles’ takeover of American music in the ‘60s, it refers to the content theme being offered by PBS Learning Media this week. British Invasion is a collection of U.K....

Download the Georgia Studies Digital Textbook for iPad

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, January 24, 2014 - 3:00am

It’s finally here, the Georgia Studies Digital Textbook for iPad! We first told you about how we created a digital edition of THE GEORGIA STORIES BOOK: OUR STATE AND THE NATION for Kindles last fall. Now it’s available...

Georgia Tech Accepting More Applications for Its Cheap Master’s Degree Program

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 1:30am

You’re in luck if you are really interested in applying for Georgia Tech’s unbelievably cheap online master’s degree program in Computer Science. The university is accepting more applications for additional sessions...

How to get PLUs Through PBS Teacherline Southeast

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, January 17, 2014 - 5:26am

I often get calls from working teachers looking to get graduate credits or teachers looking to obtain re-certification credit. Both are looking for convenient, affordable ways to take classes. PBS Teacherline Southeast...

Raises for Georgia Teachers and More Highlights from the State of the State

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 5:43am

Education was the focus of Governor Nathan Deal’s State of the State address yesterday. Deal proposes raising teacher pay and state education funding overall, a single year increase totaling nearly $8 billion dollars....

Your Students and Dennis Rodman Should Watch Frontline’s Documentary on North Korea

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 2:00am

Perhaps Dennis Rodman would not be in such trouble for his visit to North Korea and insensitive comments about political prisoner Kenneth Bae had he watched the new Frontline documentary “Secret State of North Korea.”...

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