What Are OER a.k.a Open Educational Resources?

What are Open Educational Resources? Open Educational Resources (OER) are any resources print or non-print available at little or no cost that can be used to support teaching and learning. The term can include, but is not limited to, textbooks, course readings, multimedia resources, simulations, games, quizzes, assessment tools, and virtually any other material that can be used for educational purposes. The use of Open … Continue reading What Are OER a.k.a Open Educational Resources?

Launching Learning Commons!

As students, teachers, and all Cobb County School District employees returned to work, our Library Media Education Supervisor was hard at work finalizing the unveiling of a landmark achievement within four of our schools: Learning Commons. A grand opening was hosted at each school for the Learning Commons spaces at Mt. Bethel Elementary School, Smitha Middle School, Daniell Middle School, and Campbell High School during … Continue reading Launching Learning Commons!

How to: Excel with Kelly Brown

Our Technology Training Specialist Kelly Brown, a member of the Digital Transformation Team, just expanded her training reach into the realm of regular webinars. ┬áThese webinars, hosted through Skype for Business, have been tailored to meet the needs and concerns of classified (non-instructional or academic leadership) staff within the Cobb County School District. The first course in the webinar series, called “How to: Excel” features … Continue reading How to: Excel with Kelly Brown