UNITED STATES For nearly 240 years, fallen soldiers from the Battle of Kettle Creek lay in unmarked graves. The trained noses of so-called “cadaver dogs” helped tentatively locate them, and preserve the site. (Fox News) Put the Battle of Kettle Creek in perspective with today’s MapMaker Interactive map of key Revolutionary War battle sites in Georgia, and put the entire “Southern Strategy” in perspective with … Continue reading Cadaver Dogs Sniff Out Likely Revolutionary War Burial Ground
Today’s article is one I am glad to bring to you because it shares with you how the legacy of a visionary is still changing the world for the better, even after his death. A few years ago my brother and I were introduced to The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, which is a private family foundation created to honor the legacy of Ray Anderson. You see, … Continue reading Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway
This summer, Tim Hawthorne was proud to teach the next generation of GISers at the Urban Atlanta Geospatial STEM Academy—work that earned space as a finalist for the Fourth Annual STEM Education Awards. He has 10 years of teaching experience and is the former coordinator of the Georgia Geographic Alliance. He recently relocated and is now part of the faculty at the University of Central Florida. Topics: GIS, Student-Driven Projects, Community Action, and Drone … Continue reading GIS, Community Action, and Drone Flying!
ARTS Outkast represents Atlanta. 20 years ago, the duo made a conscious decision to, as Andre 3000 says, put the city on their backs: “The best way to represent the places where you from is be yourself, completely. And just say, ‘I’m from this place.’” (NPR) Use this “Picture of Practice” video to see how one teacher uses media to generate discussion and self-awareness about cultural … Continue reading Outkast in Atlanta