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Janet Hale is a full-time curriculum mapping consultant and trainer, working closely with a variety of inner-city, urban, suburban schools, districts, dioceses, and counties. She is the author of two books on Curriculum Mapping and most recently published Upgrade Your Curriculum: Practical Ways to Transform Units and Engage Students with coauthor Mike Fisher.
Janet is also the author of the Progressive Continuums Web Application which is designed to provide educators with visual enhancements that accentuate the progressive learning expectations from Kindergarten through Grade 12 for each of the ELA Common Core State Standards strands (Reading, Writing, Speaking/Listening, Language).
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Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano was born in Germany, raised in Argentina and currently lives in the United States. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish with a Minor in International Studies and a Masters in Education with an emphasis in Instructional Technology. She has worked as a World Language teacher, Technology Integration Facilitator and 21st Century Learning Specialist.
Her passions include globally connected learning, technology integration, 21st Century skills and literacies, as well as digital storytelling.
Silvia is known in the international blogosphere under the name of “Langwitches”.
To learn about her work, subscribe to the Langwitches Blog and follow her on Twitter. She is a Curriculum21 faculty member and a regular contributor on the Tech & Learning Advisor Blog. Silvia is the author of the book “Digital Storytelling Tools for Educators” and founder of the Around the World with 80 Schools project.
She most recently contributed chapters to the Solution Tree series Contemporary Perspectives on Literacy (2013).
Jeanne Tribuzzi is the District Administrator in charge of Curriculum, Instruction and Data for Global Concepts Charter School. She most recently contributed to Leading the New Literacies (Solution Tree, 2014).
Allison Zmuda is an author and education consultant whose focus is on creating dynamic learning environments for like-minded educators, parents, and kids. She has authored six books including her latest, Breaking Free from Myths about Teaching and Learning, (ASCD, 2010).
As president of Learning Systems Associates Dr. Marie Alcock 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. She is also the founder of the TEN list, Tomorrow’s Education Network, which is a nonprofit dedicated to connecting the greater community with students in the classroom to improve student literacy. Alcock has been working with schools to improve student motivation and literacy skills through digital tools and gaming.