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New Ellenton Middle School uses murder mystery to teach critical thinking

...to solve the potential crime. "We've seen a lot of research that argues that making our lesson plans relevant to the real world helped students retain and apply the things they learn in class. So this project aimed to do that while keeping things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-09-22/new-ellenton-middle-schoo
Cadets graduate from Fort Gordon's Youth Challenge Academy

...and discipline," academy Director Jerome Lyles said to the graduates Saturday. "This was just the fantasy world. The real world will start for you in two hours. But we loved all of our cadets, and we know there are great things in store for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-08-29/cadets-graduate-fort-gord
Georgia freshman Nick Moore making transition after stint in minor league baseball

...semesters of Moore's college education."I'm going backwards," said Moore, majoring in math education. "I did the real world when I was 18 and now I get a chance to take a step back and be a kid again. I don't really have to worry about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-15/georgia-freshman-nick-moo
Volkswagen delays delivery of 2016 diesel models

...regulators on Sept. 3, more than a year after researchers at West Virginia University first published a study showing the real-world emissions of the company's Jetta and Passat models were far higher than allowed. The same cars had met emissions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-07/volkswagen-delays-delivery
Flag event stirs emotion

...the undermining of our Constitution.The above rant comes from 70-plus years of living, working and studying in the real world, not the world that wants immediate gratification and reward.I challenge young people to learn from, and talk to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-04/flag-event-stirs-emotion
Hammond brings own repertoire to Blind Willie festival stage

...future stars to Columbia.Hammond still remembers, in spite of blacks and whites coming together at concerts, that the real world still was different especially in the South."When I put my first band together in 1967 it was myself and also Charles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-05-06/hammond-brings-own-re
Men take next steps along journey to recovery

...to deal with triggers and situations that could cause a relapse if not managed properly. He was ready to return to the real world. By lunchtime, his mother would be arriving from Sylvania to pick him up. Brad Jones (from left), Trey Minter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-04-19/nurturing-new-life
Schools urged to get back to basics in technical education

...a sound foundation if they decide to pursue technical school, but they need something to use if they wish to enter the real world after they graduate high school."Clark said Georgia school systems should do more to "popularize" skilled trades...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/schools-urged-get-back-bas
Obama goals unrealistic

...socialist environment of high schools and universities, and the older folks who left that environment and never engaged the real world around them.These dreamers bought into "hope and change" and "Yes, we can!" without asking "How?" and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-25/obama-goals-unrealistic
Fee gives funds forever

...allowance, forever. When you ask why, the child says, "I am going to spend it wisely, trust me."In most cases, in the real world, you cannot say, "Give this to me perpetually," expecting individuals to freely bestow cash forever, on trust...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-29/fee-gives-funds-forever