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Dead Trees Online: Digitized Newspaper Collections As Primary Source Repositories

Ben Franklin's veneration for a free press came from his belief that it "diffuses so general a light . . . of so penetrating a nature" as to keep in check tyranny and abuse. Mark Twain echoed these sentiments nearly a...

by Michael Kuenlen | July 25, 2017

GPB Education Offers Free Training Sessions To Georgia Schools

Showcasing GPB’s original content, PBS LearningMedia and Discovery Education, GPB Education’s free digital resource trainings provide teachers with exciting new tools.

by Mary Anne Lane | July 18, 2017

15 JAW-some Activities For Shark Week

Dive into these fin-tastic shark lessons and activities to celebrate this year's Shark Week.

by Mary Anne Lane | July 14, 2017

2017 Georgia Economics Teacher Of The Year: Spicing Up Bland Content!

Vanessa Ellis, the rapping social studies teacher and Georgia Economics Teacher of the Year, shares tips and tricks on adding zest to the classroom.

by Vanessa Ellis | July 11, 2017

New GKIDS Readiness Check Measures Kindergarteners' Entry-Level Skills

The information gathered using the readiness check will help teachers plan instruction and families understand their child’s strengths and areas for growth.

by Mary Anne Lane | July 5, 2017

Q & A With Casey Bethel: Reflections As Georgia's 2017 Teacher Of The Year

Casey Bethel shares his year-long experience serving as the 2017 GATOTY and talks about the state of education in Georgia.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 28, 2017

Atlanta Educator Selected As Teacher Advisor For WGBH Collaboration With NASA

Teacher Advisors will help to design digital resources for nationwide STEM curricula.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 22, 2017

Meet Lynn Early, Georgia's 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

A Talented and Gifted teacher in Roswell, Lynn Early is named a PBS Digital Innovator for her innovative, technology-infused teaching strategies.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 19, 2017

Father's Day Activities And Crafts For Kids

Use this collection of Father’s Day activities to show your love and appreciation for dads and father figures!

by Mary Anne Lane | June 13, 2017

Make Your Voice Global With TED-Ed Clubs

The world is waiting to be redefined by the biggest, smallest, boldest, quirkiest, bravest, most inspiring and most brilliant ideas from young people around the world.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 8, 2017

Three Georgia Students Win Coveted Emperor Science Award

Three Georgia high school students were among the hundred high schoolers from to have been named winners in the Emperor Science Award program.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 6, 2017

Wow In The World: A New NPR Podcast For Curious Kids And Their Grown-Ups

Eyes up. Screens down. Jaws dropped.

by Mary Anne Lane | June 2, 2017