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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 organizational change.

 

 

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