Digital Learning Day

Digital Learning Day

Education February 27, 2018 0

Digital learning is any instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student's learning experience. It emphasizes high-quality instruction and provides access to challenging content, feedback through formative assessment, opportunities for learning anytime and anywhere, and individualized instruction to ensure all students reach their full potential to succeed... Read more
The Power of Digital Learning Days
You look outside and see the first flurries of the year; it's a complete frenzy outside. One thought immediately runs through your mind, no school. You decide to open up eClass and immediately see assignments being put up. As much as this might seem to bore people, it's actually... Read more
The Freshest of the Fresh at Sprouts
Sprouts grocery store has recently been thriving in Gwinnett County with "the freshest of foods" says employee Laravia. Sprouts located in the Sugarloaf Marketplace has plenty of customers walking through their doors every minute with friendly employees always ready to help, creating a welcoming environment. Sprouts has great deals... Read more
Meet Mr. Cox: dog-lover, member of the famous band The Inverted Goates, UNICEF sponsor, and, in my view, the best AP U.S. History (APUSH) teacher in Gwinnett. It's not often that a student gets to have a unique, experienced teacher. One of the reasons Mr. Cox is such an... Read more
My Gwinnett Favorite: Duluth Ice Forum
Gwinnett Magazine interns share what makes their personal Best of Gwinnett list from Alice Ao, Peachtree Ridge High School It's a chilly day in Duluth, Georgia as clouds and light fog envelop the skies. While most people are retreating into the warmth of their heated homes, others are flocking... Read more
Peachtree Ridge Honor Society Hosts Book Drive
At Peachtree Ridge High School, National English Honor Society (NEHS) has a unique tradition: the annual book drive, an initiative started in 2015 by Shreya Pabbaraju. The goal of the book drive is to collect new or gently used books to donate to Better World Books. The books are... Read more
Five Lessons I Learned from Digital Learning Days
It is a truth universally acknowledged that any Gwinnett County student in possession of a sleep deficit and a heavy homework load must be in want of a snow day. For students in the South, snow doesn't just bring frigid temperatures, slippery driveways, and icy roads. Snow brings the... Read more
Festival of Nations: Embracing the Cultural Diversity of Peachtree Ridge High School
In a few days, the concrete columns and vacant grounds of Peachtree Ridge High School's commons will be transformed into pillars plastered with bright banners and floors filled with tiny trinkets of cultures hailing from around the world. Community members will gather in the auditorium to leave behind their... Read more
Simply Done Doughnuts!

Simply Done Doughnuts!

Business February 27, 2018 0

Gwinnett Magazine interns share what makes their personal Best of Gwinnett list from Zarah Punjwani, Peachtree Ridge High School Located at Duluth's Parsons Alley, Simply Done Donuts make their cake-style donuts from scratch on and pile them up with your choice of toppings and icings. To further sweeten the... Read more
The Importance of Free Early Education
Take a moment and conjure up an image of Lola, your average four-year-old. Wide brown eyes, a head full of bouncy curls, and a wide gap between two sets of pearly white teeth that seem to stretch on for miles. With years of experience and memories ahead of her,... Read more