Engage students with GPB resources                    April 2018
 Okefenokee Swamp Live Exploration 
Experience a Virtual Tour with Interactive Elements

GPB Education is bringing the land of the trembling earth to the classroom with our live exploration of the Okefenokee Swamp! On May 3 at 10 am, discover one of the last frontiers of true Georgia wilderness with GPB's live exploration of the Okefenokee Swamp! 

Register your classes to attend live!

Uncover the beauty of the untamed wetland, witness the power of the mighty alligator, and interact with swamp experts during this live streaming event. The event will be streamed from the Okefenokee Swamp Park in Waycross, Georgia.

Use #SwampLive to join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook.
 Georgia STEM Day is Coming!
May the 4th be with You
TAG-Ed, the Technology Association of Georgia's education initiative, is partnering with Georgia institutions and STEM-based companies to promote STEM Day participation across the state. 

Georgia STEM Day is a day for schools, educators, students, and companies to celebrate, raise awareness, and engage in activities involving science, technology, engineering, and math. 

For instructional ideas and resources see our STEM day blog.

Since it began in 2013, Georgia STEM Day has engaged over 1 million students from 89 different school districts in the state! This year Georgia STEM Day will be held on Friday, May 4. Click  here to register your class, school or organization to participate in Georgia STEM Day.
Join the GPB Education Advisory Group 
Help us understand how to support GA educators better

We are looking for a team of educators to serve on our GPB Education Advisory Group (EAG).  The group will be comprised of leaders in Georgia's education community who meet two times during the year to foster collaboration among teachers and GPB Education staff, discuss topics related to digital learning and instructional best practices, and provide feedback on GPB Education's digital resources. 

You Are Invited to a Day of Discovery 
Join us for free professional development to ignite your 
through Computational Thinking! 

8:30 am - 3:00 pm 

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - Metro Atlanta 
8:30 am - 3:00 pm 

Learn and connect with educators and thought-leaders in your community with a day of immersive professional development. Get ready to dive deeper into the world of computational thinking and learn ways to seamlessly connect strategies to standards and bring them to life in your classroom. Join us for the Ignite My Future In School Day of Discovery, a customized in-person professional development experience brought to you by leaders at the forefront of computational thinking. Our Day of Discovery is designed to connect you with your fellow educators and will equip participants with the tools they need to start incorporating the skills associated with computational thinking into classroom learning activities. 

Find easy-to-implement resources to integrate computational thinking practices in your classroom by visiting  www.ignitemyfutureinschool.org .
Questions or feedback? Email us at education@gpb.org