Cobb Teachers Rock

National Teacher Appreciation Week kicks off next week with special emphasis on National Teacher Day on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017.  Between now and then, you can see the increase of gratitude showered upon teachers on social media by following the hashtag #ThankATeacher. Here in DML, we have been sure to take as many opportunities as possible to feature some of the amazing educators within the … Continue reading Cobb Teachers Rock

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)

Fall Professional Learning and Vendor Fair for Media Specialists

Last Thursday, October 15th, the Media Specialists from all schools in Cobb County converged on our Digital and Multimedia Learning offices for a half-day of learning, collaboration, and inspiration. Participants came in two waves: elementary school Media Specialists arrived for the morning session while middle and high school Media Specialists came for the afternoon session. Each session began in much the same way with our Library … Continue reading Fall Professional Learning and Vendor Fair for Media Specialists