Marie Alcock, Phd.
Dr. Marie Alcock is the founder of Tomorrow’s Education Network, a
nonprofit dedicated to connecting the
greater community with students in the
classroom to improve student literacy. She
is also president of Learning Systems
Associates and serves as a national and
international education consultant. Her work
focuses on the areas of curriculum,
instruction, and assessment. She has spent
the last twenty years working in public and
private education as a teacher,
administrator, and public advocate. Alcock
is passionate about working with schools to
improve student motivation and literacy
skills through digital tools and gaming.
Dr. Alcock is a co-author, with Dr. Heidi
Hayes Jacobs, Dr. Debbie Sullivan, and Dr.
Ann Johnson, of the Live Planner Book,
Mapping to the CORE: Integrating the Common
Core Standards with Your Local School
Curriculum, published by Solution Tree in
2012. She has also coauthored with Dr. Bena
Kallick A Virtual Continuum for Thinking
Interdependently in Costa, A and
O'Leary, P (Eds.) The Power of the Social
Brain: Teaching, Learning and Using
Interdependent Thinking, published by
Teachers College Press in 2013.
Additional publications include Gaming in
the Classroom, and co-author credit with
Bill Sheskey for Classroom Websites
in Jacobs, H (Eds.) Mastering Digital
Literacy, both published by Solution
Tree in October of 2013.
Marie has written a number of papers and
articles about student mobility, innovative
models of education, curriculum mapping,
gaming in education, leadership, and