An Introduction to Mapping to the Core

Integrating the CCSS into Your Local School Curriculum and Assessments

Presented by Heidi Hayes Jacobs

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Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs presents an introduction to the curriculum mapping model discussed in her new two-part book suite, Mapping to the Core: Integrating the Common Core Standards into Your Local School Curriculum. This model has already proven to be an effective systemic approach for fully integrating the Common Core Standards into local school curriculum. In this webinar, you will be introduced to the Four Phases of Common Core implementation found in her LiveBook suite entitled Mapping to the Core:

  • Laying a Core Foundation
  • Launching the Mapping Process
  • Sustaining the Core: Informing Curriculum Maps with Assessment Data
  • Advancing the work: 21st Century Upgrades

You will also be introduced to the entire Mapping to the Core suite, Mapping to the Core: LiveBook andMapping to the Core: LivePlanner, which allows you to develop a customized professional development plan for your setting.

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Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs is an author and internationally recognized education leader known for her work in curriculum mapping, curriculum integration and developing 21st century approaches to teaching and learning. Dr. Jacobs is president of Curriculum Designers, Inc. and executive director of the Curriculum Mapping Institute. She has served as an education consultant to thousands of schools nationally and internationally. She works with schools and districts K–12 on issues and practices pertaining to curriculum reform, instructional strategies to encourage critical thinking, and strategic planning.