The Division of Academics is responsible for the foundation of teaching, learning, and student support services in Cobb County Schools. The foundational elements for Academics in Cobb County are built on clearly articulated teaching and learning standards, high quality instructional resources, effective and engaging instructional strategies, and an infrastructure that establishes the necessary foundation to be successful on State assessments.
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Teaching and Learning Standards
The content standards in each course and subject are aligned to State-adopted standards. Teachers in Cobb County classrooms
consistently go above and beyond the State standards.
The Board-adopted instructional resources in Cobb County are selected through a board-approved textbook adoption process.
Additional resources to enhance the instruction are constantly added by local schools and individual teachers.
In Cobb County, we believe that teachers are most essential in bringing the content standards to life. There has been a long-standing
focus on effective cognitive instructional strategies that research indicates ensures lasting learning. Additionally, Cobb County is
increasing our intentionality to enhance student engagement.
Assessment is an important part of the teaching and learning process. Teachers administer a variety of classroom assessments in
order to monitor student learning. Additionally, Cobb County administers all State-required assessments.