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

Flipping Your Staff Meetings

In addition to the Office of Learning Resources, The Digital and Multimedia Learning Department also includes an Office of Online Professional Learning, which is lead by veteran educator Joe Crawford.   Within this arm of Professional Learning in the Cobb County School District, Joe focuses upon online professional learning solutions.  This week’s post illustrates a professional learning strategy administrators can implement to provide more meaningful and teacher-centered … Continue reading Flipping Your Staff Meetings