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Summer Workshops for Teachers

Charity Kinneer - Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 2:00am

There is always something to learn but we as teachers don’t often have the time or the money to pursue those opportunities. I know that somewhere out there, there are other people just like me. There are those that...

Teach Your Students About Georgia Women of Achievement This Month

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:43am

During March, Women’s History Month, students tend to focus on well known female figures like Margaret Mitchell. Here’s a chance to teach your students about the not very well known Georgia women of achievement. Great...

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The Story of the Jews: The Leo Frank Case

Jeremy Katz - Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 2:00am

The new documentary "The Story of the Jews" explores the 3,000 year history of the Jewish people and their impact on civilization. In this post, guest blogger Jeremy Katz revisits a gruesome chapter of Jewish history in...

Enter the Story of the Jews Essay Contest

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 2:00am

To inspire students to examine their own life stories, producers are encouraging students to enter "The Story of the Jews" national essay contest. The competition is built around the documentary series “The Story of the...

A Talk with First Lady Michelle Obama in China

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, March 24, 2014 - 8:45am

How many young people studying abroad get to share their experience with First Lady Michelle Obama? One fortunate American student, studying abroad in China, will do so in a talk with the First Lady who is also in China...

5 Cool Things You Can Do With the Georgia Studies Digital Textbook for iPad

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 5:06am

Take a virtual field trip from the comfort of your classroom. Bolster your social studies vocabulary. Impress your friends with your iPad navigation skills. These are some of the cool things you can do with the Georgia...

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, urges people to stop using the word bossy.

A Different View of Sandberg's Ban Bossy Campaign

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, March 10, 2014 - 10:49am

On the one hand I understand the good intentions behind Sheryl Sandberg’s #banbossy campaign. Launched through Sandberg’s leanin.org organization in partnership with the Girl Scouts, the initiative encourages...

Catch This Webinar on the Georgia Studies Digital Textbook March 6

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 8:09pm

We received a tremendous response from you about the Georgia Studies Digital Textbook for iPad. Because of that we’re hosting a webinar on March 6 at 4 p.m. on it. You don’t have to sign up for it. Simply bookmark our...

Introduce girls to their career options in engineering on girl day. Images courtesy discovere.org.

For National Engineers Week Introduce a Girl to Engineering

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 2:00am

February 20 is Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day!

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Generation Like Sheds Light on Social Media, Money and Celebrities

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 5:20am

Dating and friend connecting apps like Tinder and Snapchat are the new “it” thing in social media circles. The apps are free, but as the saying goes, “there is no such thing as a free lunch.” The new FRONTLINE...

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