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APS Partners with City of Atlanta to Offer an Enhanced Social Studies Curriculum Inspired by Atlanta City Design

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen joined City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to announce a new partnership to write an interactive curriculum based on the Atlanta City Design. The inquiry-based curriculum will be implemented as a six-week exploration into urban planning and the history of Atlanta’s design as well as aspirations for…

APS and the CEP providing cultural, artistic experiences and learning to Atlanta Public School students

The City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs created the Cultural Experience Project to give every Atlanta Public School student, from Pre-Kindergarten through the 12th Grade, the opportunity to experience the city’s premier arts and cultural venues. The vision is for every student in Atlanta Public Schools to have at least one on site experience…

NBC Learn as a teaching tool at APS

The Atlanta Public School System is considering the purchase of NBC Learn as a content – rich and innovative tool for teaching. The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) with NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, has digitized thousands of stories from the NBC News Archives. More than eight decades of news archives from NBC…

APS honors 2010-11 Teachers of the Year; Brown Middle’s Belita Hamilton wins overall award

Pictured, top row from L-R: Leslie Harrell-Tumlin, Belita Hamilton, Wanda Brown-Cook; Dr. Kathy Augustine; Ann Cramer. Middle row, from L-R: Urban Youth Harp Ensemble; various school teachers of the year; Tamara Cotman with Leslie Tumlin. Bottom row, from L-R: Belita Hamilton; Randolph Bynum and Wanda Brown-Cook; Hilaire Anelone and Belita Hamilton. UPDATE: Watch multi-media coverage including…