Two members of our Digital Transformation Team recently visited Mableton Elementary School. Situated in the southern end of Cobb County, Mableton Elementary features a program that very few elementary schools offer: Starbase. This program, developed in 1991 by the United States Department of Defense, is aimed at teaching students the basics of aerospace engineering through hands-on experiences. Click on the image below to explore more … Continue reading Mableton Elementary’s Aerospace Engineers
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 can student-created videos be presented in an innovative and transformative way? King Springs Elementary School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) teacher Joannah Shoustarian reached out to me in early August expressing interest in collaborating on such a lesson. She had seen that the Georgia Science Teacher Association (the GSTA) was conducting a video contest for students. Fashioned much like TED Talks, which are … Continue reading TouchCast-Enhanced STEM Class
Today, the incoming Freshman at Pebblebrook High School were surprised moments after checking in with their homeroom teachers. Amid great fanfare, and a high-energy welcome from V-103’s Greg Street, the ninth graders learned that their high school had transformed. Continue reading Pebblebrook High School: True Believers