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Collaborative Learning and Professional Development

Professional development needs to change. We know this.  With the advent of the social web, learning is anytime, anywhere, networked and collaborative. And learning in this way is already be... Read More...

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Atlanta History Center honored to be only stop in the South for Lincoln exhibit

This fall, Lincoln makes a stop in Atlanta with the nationally touring exhibition, With Malice Toward None: The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibition. On display at the Atlanta History Center from S... Read More...

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The World of Coca-Cola A refreshing place for learning and fun

Over one million people from around the world visit the World of Coca-Cola each year and each brings his or her own Coca-Cola story with them.  Some may remember sharing an icy cold Coca-Cola with sal... Read More...

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Fun at Chimney Rock

Educators looking for a place to make their students say “wow” will find that Chimney Rock is the place to be. With a nearly 1,000-acre classroom of outdoor fun, Chimney Rock has lots to keep kids am... Read More...

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Take a walk on the wild side of education The NWTF’s headquarters is the ultimate outdoor education experience

Ten-year-old Evan smiled as he climbed out of the Forest Service helicopter from his tag-along mission to improve habitat for wildlife.  The hum of the propellers and the roar of the engine in the fli... Read More...

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Make new memories on an OUTER BANKS FIELD TRIP

As the bell rings in the 2010-2011 school year, there are many more educational choices to include on your next Outer Banks’ field trip. Tourism representatives from the sixteen Northeastern counties ... Read More...

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Roanoke Island Festival Park

Imagine a land with no cars, buildings, or running water. The only other people had a different culture and spoke a different language. The land was vast, pristine, and natural. This was Roanoke Islan... Read More...

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Experience living history on the Waccamaw River

Kingston Township was named in honor of Great Britain’s King George II and officially opened for settlement on February 26, 1734. This was part of South Carolina Governor Robert Johnson’s “Township Sc... Read More...

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A sea turtle sensation

Located in the heart of a city that has rescued countless buildings and structures, a new type of history is being saved: endangered sea turtles. A trip to Charleston’s #1 attraction, the South Caroli... Read More...

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Discover Berkeley County Re-defining adventure

If you’re looking for the “Southern Jewel” everyone is talking about, you’ve finally found it! Berkeley County, South Carolina, located just minutes from Downtown Charleston and 1 ½ hours from Myrtle... Read More...

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Go behind-the-scenes at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg

Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Va. offers guests the opportunity to go above and beyond the traditional theme park experience. Learn what it takes to open Busch Gardens every day, check out the inner ... Read More...

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Virginia Living Museum adds new interactive exhibits

Virginia’s natural heritage comes alive for students when they visit the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News, The museum introduces students to more than 250 living species native to Virginia thro... Read More...

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Norfolk offers wonderful learning experiences

Located conveniently along the Mid-Atlantic coast between Williamsburg and Virginia Beach, Norfolk, VA is the ideal destination for action-packed and affordable, educational tours. With an abundance o... Read More...

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National Museum of the Marine Corp Hands-on learning and curriculum

Since the opening of the National Museum of the Marine Corps in November 2006, more than 70,000 students and youth groups have visited and participated in the museum’s education programs, both formal ... Read More...

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Family learning ... family fun

The Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia and the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine have been a favorite destination for families for years – and this season is no exception. Read More...

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