Articles by CobbCast Admin

Keeping an Eye Out for Old Man Winter

Guest: Marc Smith, Chief Technology and Operations Officer 00:35 The Decision Process01:37 Student Safety Impact03:26 It’s All or Nothing05:57 Key Considerations08:00 Closings and Make-up Days09:25 Bus Drivers On-call10:14 Decisions Hit Close to Home11:59 How to…


Q&A #2 with Board Member Randy Scamihorn

Guest: Randy Scamihorn, Board Member – Post 1 01:13 Happenings in Post 101:47 Test Scores02:21 Understanding the Graduation Numbers03:56 Accessibility07:07 Mr. Scamihorn’s Background08:24 Community Meetings10:12 Preparing Students for Tech Careers Cobb Schools Board Member, Randy…


How a School Psychologist Can Benefit Your Student

Guest: Dr. Christy Jaffe, PhD. 00:49 Psychologists’ Role01:33 Who Qualifies for Services?05:01 How Can They Help?07:21 Common Needs12:32 Impact on Student’s Record14:06 How to Access Services Cobb Schools’ Supervisor of Psychological Services, Dr. Christy Jaffe,…


Let’s Get Physical! PE Isn’t What It Used to Be

Guest: Elizabeth Price 00:56 Health and Physical Education02:20 How Physical Education Has Changed Through the Years05:44 What’s the Core Purpose P.E.11:18 Benefits of Physical Activity13:43 Connection to Student Success14:24 H.I.I.T. Cobb Schools’ Supervisor of Health…


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…