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Schools embark on changes in learning process

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net Maury County Public Schools’ teachers, principals and district-wide administrators gathered at Maury Hills Church on Tuesday for a summit with Discovery Education, officially embarking on the school system’s endeavor to bring problem-based learning to each of Maury County’s more than 12,000 students. The problem-based learning model is a student-centered teaching philosophy which puts an emphasis on …

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Marczak delivers report on school system progress

In Grow Maury by Nicole Perry

By SAVANNA WALKER swalker@c-dh.net Maury County Director of Schools Dr. Chris Marczak has presented a plan to the Administration Committee to partner with an educational organizational company to improve local schools. The company, Lean Frog, was founded in 2009 in Alabama and is an award-winning consulting firm for regional education providers. “They come in and they save school district’s money …