Articles by CobbCast Admin

Q&A #2 With Board Member Brad Wheeler

Guest: Brad Wheeler, Board Member – Post 7 00:53 Post 7 Benefitting from Ed-SPLOST01:47 The Importance of AlertPoint02:37 Academic Growth06:36 School Events11:22 Helping Constituents Cobb Schools Board Member, Brad Wheeler, brings us up to date…


Taking Classrooms into the Virtual World

Guest: Dr. Ryan Fuller 00:42 What is Virtual Learning?01:47 Flexibility05:11 Virtual Teachers07:06 Technical Requirements07:42 Who Can Use It?08:19 Special Needs Uses09:02 Benefits10:22 Costs11:09 Virtual Personal Fitness Cobb’s Director of the Cobb Virtual Academy discusses this…


Helping Your Student with Literacy

Guests: Liz Cobia, Supervisor of English Language Arts Dr. Ashley Kennedy, Supervisor of Early Learning 00:51 What is Literacy?01:52 When to Start03:40 Balanced Literacy07:23 Resources Available11:08 District Actions to Ensure Literacy15:46 Best Way Parents can…


Communicating with the Community during a Crisis

Guest: John Floresta, Chief Strategy and Accountability Officer 01:04 The Challenges of Viral Rumors01:56 The Investigation Process05:30 Trust11:01 The Federal Legal Constraints15:13 What to Expect17:31 News Media’s Involvement Cobb’s Chief Strategy and Accountability Officer, John…




How Schools Work: Dual Enrollment

Guest: Dr. Andrew Kutscher, Advanced Learning Programs Supervisor 01:06 What is Dual Enrollment? 01:40 Advantages 02:28 Potential Hidden Costs 03:16 Institutions and Courses Offered 05:49 Impact on Hope Scholarship and GPA 07:18 The Ideal Candidate…



Helping Your Student Stress Less

Guest: Monica Bright, School Social Worker 00:42 Stress is a Big Deal02:27 Origins of Stress04:24 Good and Bad Stress05:33 Stress and Social Development06:15 Identifying Stress07:38 Staying Tuned-in08:55 Relationship Stressors10:12 After School Decompression11:27 Parenting Styles13:27 Additional…