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Effective Strategies for the Struggling Reader

Charity Kinneer - Monday, April 8, 2013 - 5:05am

I teach high school reading and throughout the school year I read at least two (if not more) novels as a whole class. I personally feel like one of the most effective reading strategies for a struggling reader is to...

Teachers at a hands-on training at Charlie Elliot Wildlife Center

Teacher Training from Georgia DNR

Heather Neal - Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 5:02am

Project Wild, sponsored by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, has been providing quality educational programs for teachers and children for over 20 years. Its mission is to encourage learners to be informed...

Georgia Teachers Win 2012 Teacher Innovator Awards

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 4:52am

Three Georgia teachers are among the winners of the 2012 Teacher Innovator Awards by PBS Teachers and the Henry Ford. Their entries were noticed because they are using digital media in new and unique ways to improve how...

During the Live Art concert, students create artwork while onstate.

Live Art About Unique Ed Program Wins PBS Online Film Festival

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 6:00am

The PBS Online Film Festival showcases short films from a variety of filmmakers. These shorts often give voice to issues and programs that may be overlooked by major Hollywood studios. That’s the case with the film Live...

Principal Bolden and me at the start of Career Day.

Live Blogging Career Day at McNair Discovery Learning Academy

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, March 29, 2013 - 3:30am

Today I have the pleasure of being a guest at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Ga for their annual career day. As I'm a strong believer in showing rather than simply telling, I will be live...

Understand more about the meteor that struck Russia on February 15, 2013 with NOVA tonight at 9PM

Meteor Strike Tonight on NOVA

Heather Neal - Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 4:48am

On February 15, 2013 the largest asteroid since the Tunguska event (also in Siberia) of 1908 collided with Earth. This time, literally thousands of video images were captured of the event providing scientists with a...

180 Days in an American High School

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, March 25, 2013 - 12:09pm

If you could allow cameras to follow you in the classroom and follow the lives of your students, would you? The students, teachers and administrators that attend Washington Metropolitan High School (also known as DC Met...

Put molecules together in a flask, and it can be hard to predict just what you're going to find.

Tech Thursday: Emergence - Finding the Unexpected

Ari Daniel Shapiro - Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 6:10am

In this post, guest blogger Ari Daniel Shapiro explores the concept of emergence which can be present in the highly technical and evolved and the ordinary. Imagine something you use everyday – like a metal fork. It is...

Inspire literacy in science while students learn about gravity and how objects move.

Inspiring Middle School Literacy

Heather Neal - Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 7:03am

Anyone who has worked in Education for any length of time, volunteers at an afterschool program, or owns their own child knows that getting kids to read can be challenging. According to the National Center for...

ChewBots inventor Christopher Taylor with the winning trophy

InVenture Prize 2013 Winners

Heather Neal - Monday, March 18, 2013 - 8:06am

InVenture Prize 2013 brought a diverse group of 6 competitors who battled it out in front of a panel of judges and live audience. You can watch the show in its entirety by streaming it online at gpb.org/inventure....

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