Teachers Partner with DML and Others to Reboot Technology Competition

More than 150 students competed in the rebooted Cobb Regional Technology Competition (CRTC) January 21 at Wheeler High School. The students from the Cobb County School District, Marietta City Schools, The Walker School and Georgia Cyber Academy presented 113 projects in categories ranging from 3-D modeling and animation to audio production, robotics and digital game… via Cobb County Reboots Cobb Regional Technology Competition — CobbCast Advertisements Continue reading Teachers Partner with DML and Others to Reboot Technology Competition

Edcamp Cobb Recap

At Edcamp Cobb, everyone is a winner. Nineteen schools from three different districts came out this past Saturday to participate in Edcamp Cobb.  Structured as an “unconference”, an Edcamp is a model of professional learning, where the participants set the schedule of sessions the day of the event, and the sessions function more like group discussions.  The sessions that arose during Edcamp Cobb included: Using tools such … Continue reading Edcamp Cobb Recap

It’s Time for Summer Reading!

“You can find magic wherever you look; sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” ~ Dr. Seuss The Cobb County School District’s Library Media Education Department, in conjunction with Cobb County Public Libraries, Smyrna Public Library, and Marietta City Schools, has partnered with Scholastic to participate in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge. In the summer of 2015, CCSD students logged over 6 … Continue reading It’s Time for Summer Reading!

DML Hosts The Learning Counsel (and Superintendent)

On Tuesday, January the 26th, 2016, the Department of Digital and Multimedia Learning was honored to host The Learning Counsel’s Digital Curriculum Tactics Discussion, a forum for digital education leaders and influencers, as part of their national tour. During this event, the CCSD Superintendent, Chris Ragsdale, spoke as part of The Learning Counsel’s Education Executive Policy Panel.   The Learning Counsel is an organization which serves as … Continue reading DML Hosts The Learning Counsel (and Superintendent)

Collaborative Professional Learning

Today, our Digital Transformation Coach Nadia paired up with Wenona, one of our CCSD Title I Academic Coaches to deliver a Professional Learning session to their peers.  By bringing together both of their experiences within the classroom and as coaches, the two women were able to share ways in which digital tools can be used to help classroom teachers, streamline day-to-day work, and to aid in … Continue reading Collaborative Professional Learning