August News and Notes
This Year, Go for the Gold!
Your Cobb science leadership team includes:
Dr. Tom Brown- K-12 Science Supervisor
Tracy Matthews- K-12 Science Professional Learning Specialist
Cyndi Freeman- Title I Science Coach
Sherry Martin- Title I Science Coach
Please reach out to us if you ever have questions, need resources, or desire professional learning at your school.
Cobb Literacy Camp
K-5, 6th-8th, and Biology teachers participated in the Cobb Literacy Camp: Hands-On, High-Tech Science workshop in June.
Over 250 teachers from Cobb and surrounding districts participated in STEM-a-Palooza in June.
New Teacher Academy
We said a big welcome to new-to-Cobb science teachers at New Teacher Academy.
Cobb Literacy Camp
Upcoming Professional Learning Opportunities
Elementary School Session: 3:15-4:45 pm
Register here: www.signupgenius.com/go/8050448aeae2fa20-science
Middle School Session: 5:00-6:30 pm
Register here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050448aeae2fa20-science3
Upcoming quarterly preview training dates (same time and location) are as follows:
Quarter 2 Preview: September 15th
ES Registration: www.signupgenius.com/go/8050448aeae2fa20-science1
MS Registration: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050448aeae2fa20-science4
Quarter 3 Preview: December 5th
ES Registration: www.signupgenius.com/go/8050448aeae2fa20-science2
MS Registration: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050448aeae2fa20-science5
Quarter 4 Preview: February 16th, 2017
(registration links forthcoming)
2016-2017 Science Events
Cobb-Paulding Science Fair
Saturday, Feb. 11th 2017 at 8:15am
Kennesaw Mountain High School
Title I Elementary Science Olympiad
Saturday, March 4th 2017 at 8am
407 Barber Road
Cobb Regional Elementary Science Olympiad
Saturday, March 25th 2017 at 8am
1590 Bill Murdock Road
Make 2-D drawings into 3-D augmented reality fun http://www.quivervision.com/
Sure you know Quizlet is for diagnostic/formative assessments, but have you tried Quizlet Live? It allows your students to participate in collaborative competitions. www.quizlet.com
Scoop It! is an online content curator. If your students are researching a topic, they can access vetted sources you choose for them here. www.scoop.it