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Where Would Our Children Be Without Spell Check?

Rachel Daniels - Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 12:35pm

So, its obvious that technology is changing the world, as we know it, and most of it starts in the classrooms. However, do you feel as if all of this technology at such a young age is taking away the simple fundamentals...

Dekalb County Band Programs Still Under Investigation, What's Next For Them?

Rachel Daniels - Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 1:07pm

Justice is coming for the late Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion; he died last November in an apparent hazing incident. I reported a story regarding the cancelations of all Dekalb County marching band...

Northwest Georgia College and Career Academy host STEM Career Fair  http://www.nwgcca.com/

STEM Careers: Ask Your Questions NOW!

Heather Neal - Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 6:01pm

This week, a team of GPB education and tech-oriented production folks are heading out to gather information from average Georgians. What is truly exciting (we all keep using that word, perhaps too much, but it is...

Rubbish to Reusable Energy

Heather Neal - Monday, May 7, 2012 - 9:05am

Rubbish to Reusable Energy Typically, my days at GPB are happily spent culling and creating content for Georgia educators. So, I was delighted when the opportunity arose to fill a temporary spot on the first ever Fast...

Image from 2011 Georgia STEM Institute/ http://stemgeorgia.org/

Growing STEM in the Southeast

Heather Neal - Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 6:55am

The Southern Education Desk posted an article this morning about the growing trend of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in education. The article highlighted a particular element, a STEM Academy, which...

Closing Time

Heather Neal - Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 6:05am

In the next week, schools all over the state will be sending students and teachers home for the summer. There are only a few more days to cram knowledge and skills in (and hope it sticks through the summer break), then...

Finding Your Roots airs Sundays on GPB

Economics of Genealogy

Heather Neal - Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 5:38am

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is an impressive historian. He has managed to make ancestry and genealogy mainstream, hip, and important with his previous two biographical PBS programs African American Lives and Faces of...

Georgia Students Make Finals of Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 11:34am

The Siemen’s We Can Change the World Challenge dares students in the K-12 grades to come up with ideas to solve environmental problems in their community. About 72 finalists are selected from the student teams that...

A scene from "On the Altamaha"

Georgia Outdoors Awards!

Heather Neal - Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 11:00am

If you weren’t convinced of Georgia Outdoors’ excellence in content and showmanship, you can be now. The show that Georgia’s citizens have loved to watch and teachers have used countless times in science and social...

Super Why! Around the World Adventure airs Friday, June 15 at 3pm

Super Why! Around the World Adventure!

Heather Neal - Monday, June 11, 2012 - 5:52am

It looks like the rain is going to keep us indoors this week. You can give the kids a break from their chores by giving them some fun learning time with this week’s special ”Super Why and the Around the World Adventure...

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