We designed this resource for you, the change agent in education. It is focused on how school organizations and communities can evolve curriculum, instructional practices, and assessments to meet the changing needs of 21st century students.
“Marie is a rising star in the field of curriculum development, mapping, and strategic planning. With her intelligence and passion, she helps educators focus on how to help the learners in their care.”
-Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs President Curriculum Designers, Inc.
Dr. Marie Alcock – President
President of Learning Systems Associates (LSA) Dr. Marie Alcock is a national and international education consultant. In addition she is currently on the faculty of Walden University’s School of Education where she serves as a lead professor in curriculum, instruction, and assessment practices. Working with the American Education and Research Association (AERA) and People to People Dr. Alcock has traveled broadly to share her knowledge and to gain insight into what other countries are developing in the field of education.
With extensive experience working in public and private education in Vermont, North Carolina, New Jersey, and New York City schools as a teacher and administrator Dr. Alcock brings a broad range of experience and knowledge peppered with an original vision to the field of education. As a public advocate she founded the non-profit TEN list (Tomorrow’s Education Network), which is dedicated to connecting the greater community with students in the classroom to improve student literacy.
To provide current and accurate support for school communities that are embracing curriculum change, from the first inquires to advanced applications.
The Brainwaves Video Anthology is produced and filmed by Bob Greenberg. Here you will meet the thinkers, dreamers and innovators; some of the brightest minds in education. This series is meant to inspire and engage the viewer to dig deeper and learn more.
Marie attended WMHT’s Games in Education Symposium because of her genuine interest in gaming. She shared a fresh and interesting perspective on why students drop out of school, and discussed the student voice and its vital force in the classroom.
She goes into depth about how to engage students with stimulating examples as well. Her detailed advice should definitely be taken to heart.
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