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Schools prepare for new cybersecurity curriculum

...future as far as careers are concerned."The courses have brought new challenges.Greenbrier business and computer science teacher Whitney Poucher helped organize and outfit a computer lab "specifically fit for the course." She said she needed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-04-17/schools-prepare-new-cyber
Westminster Schools of Augusta event showcases student inventions

...protecting fragile groceries while they are being transported, and trashcans designed to be "odorless."Westminster science teacher Virginia Shelley said the event is one students look forward to participating in as third-graders."It's something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-26/westminster-schools-augus
Census: Augusta young adults struggling to find jobs

...Georgia Regents University, and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1983 after a transfer.The eighth-grade science teacher at John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School said that a month after earning her bachelor's degree in zoology she...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-21/census-augusta-young-adults-s
Angler has great fish story to tell from Catfish Creek

...release, involving about 250 fish, is part of an ongoing, multi-year study by Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School science teacher Carl Hammond-Beyer and his students.Using trout provided by students at Warren Road Elementary School, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/2014-11-22/angler-has-great-fish-st
Academy of Richmond County teacher gets state honor

Jerry Knox, a mathematics and science teacher at the Academy of Richmond County, is one of five teachers named today by Gov. Nathan Deal as winners in the Innovation in Teaching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-06/arc-teacher-gets-state-h
During Blackout Day, Academy of Richmond County students learn to live without technology

...Blackout Challenge?"Teachers had to change their lesson plans so as not to be tech-based.Malyqua Roberts, a science teacher, had students write survival plans, using the science and biology lessons they had been taught."We wanted to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-07/during-blackout-day-acade
How do you cultivate good, 'un-rotten' apples in the teaching profession?

...notion of pay. It is argued by some that teachers should be paid based on the subject taught; i.e., math and science teachers should be compensated at a higher rate of pay than art and music teachers.The origin of this debate should first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-11-09/how-do-you-culti
High school students study along researchers at Georgia Regents University's summer biomedical camp

For Academy of Richmond County science teacher Judy Ward and four current and recently graduated high school students, the best summer vacation entails lessons in biomedical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-06-25/high-school-students-stud
At Langford Middle, baccalaureate program increases scores, changes school culture

...being pushed to be a better teacher and to be more invested in my students."Joseph Cordova, a sixth-grade earth science teacher, said the program's focus on understanding other cultures and encouraging open-minded thinking helped build the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-19/langford-middle-internati
Kroger gives $20,000 in school supplies to Augusta teachers

...events such as the Kroger giveaway helped them keep costs down as the school year begins.John S. Davidson Fine Arts science teacher Amy Mealing hoped to get "free goodies" for her classroom at the giveaway."I do end up having to spend my own...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2014-07-22/kroger-gives-