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What's The Connection Between Civic Engagement And Civics Education?

Whether it was this fascinating election season or a wider trend in education, an increasing number of organizations are joining an already crowded field attempting to reinvigorate civics education....

February 23, 2017

NEW Virtual Field Trip: Physical Features Of Georgia

If bigger is better, then this is our best virtual field trip yet! Complimenting our Regions virtual field trip, the Physical Features of Georgia trip is now available on our website and the GPB...

February 6, 2017

Teaching Black History: Resources For All Ages

"The soul that is within me no man can degrade. I am not the one that is being degraded on account of this treatment, but those who are inflicting it upon me..." -Frederick DouglassBlack...

February 1, 2017

The Regions Of Georgia Virtual Field Trip Is Here

The holidays may be over but we still have gifts to give to all our Georgia educators. Introducing the Regions of Georgia virtual field trip, now available on our website and the GPB Education...

December 29, 2016

Interactive Digital Storytelling Is Here!

Looking for a new way to display historical information or allow students to demonstrate their mastery and understanding? Hoping to integrate more dynamic instructional technology into your teaching...

December 9, 2016

New PBS Documentary Examines African-American Life Since MLK

Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, a two-part, four-hour documentary series hosted, executive produced and written by Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will premiere on GPB over two...

November 10, 2016

Getting Started With Document-Based Questions

Analyze. Discuss. Compare and Contrast. Evaluate the degree to which. These are the new demands of social studies education. Students now must go further than selecting or listing answers such as who...

October 14, 2016

PBS Arts Fall Festival Kicks Off With Hamilton’s America

Hamilton’s America, the documentary film that brings history to vivid life through the lens of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton – winner of 11 Tony...

October 11, 2016

GPB Education Debuts Creek Nation Virtual Field Trip

They keep coming! The Creek Nation virtual field trip is now available for students on our website and on the GPB app. This virtual experience provides students with an in-depth look at the lives of...

September 29, 2016

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