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DES Tigers Are Roaring About Science Labs!

Dunwoody Elementary School is a DOE Georgia STEM Certified School. The Science Lab uses STEM challenges and experiments, documented in each student’s journal, to enrich the science and math curriculum.

by Renee Taylor | April 3, 2017

Live Exploration To Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary

With this live exploration, students and teachers explore the wonders of Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary--without getting wet!

by Mary Anne Lane | March 29, 2017

Real Life Classroom Management

Managing my co-taught classroom with my co-teacher Amanda Sandifer to teach math and science to fourth graders in the afternoon had become a struggle

by Nancy Pund | March 27, 2017

National Award Allows More Students To Experience Georgia's Coast

A $50,000 Hollings Award from the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation will pay for 850 fourth graders from Liberty and McIntosh counties to experience Georgia’s coastal environment first hand.

by Mary Anne Lane | March 24, 2017

Virtual Reality And The Future Of Education

Science fiction novels are overflowing with the promises of future technologies.

by Michael Kuenlen | March 23, 2017

Becoming Food Detectives

Brookwood Elementary School is a STEM certified school in Dalton Public Schools. As part of the innovative work that goes on at this school, each grade level conducts authentic, place-based research.

by Katy Stacy | March 20, 2017

Using Digital Badges To Inspire Learning

Struggling to show that students are more than just a product or grade?

by Michael Kuenlen | March 15, 2017

The Resilience Coach

In 2014 I was on a school level team that was attempting to understand and install best practices on a school level. We noticed that there was a correlation between economically disadvantaged students, behavior, and...

by Scott Anderson | March 13, 2017

17 St. Patrick's Day Resources For March 17

Despite its Irish origins, St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated around the world every year on March 17. In fact, one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations takes place right here in Georgia!

by Mary Anne Lane | March 9, 2017

New Opportunities For Rural Students

Get two kids off the bus. Check. Feed them a snack. Then dinner. Check. Check. Help them finish their homework. Check.

by Pam Parten | March 6, 2017

NEW Game: Georgia Race Through Time

To bring history to life, we partnered with the award-winning media developers at FableVision Studios to create Georgia Race Through Time (GRTT), a new history adventure game for students.

by Mary Anne Lane | March 1, 2017

The Second Annual ACC InVenture Prize Competition

You are cordially invited to join the ACC InVenture Prize Competition Team on Friday, March 31, 2017, for the 2nd annual ACC InVenture Prize Competition

by Mary Anne Lane | February 28, 2017