Curriculum Mapping BOOT CAMPS - Heidi and Marie in NYC. Click here for more info.

Current LumiBook and LivePlanner Users

Your school or district has purchased PD360’s LumiBook and LivePlanner.

Mapping to the Core:
Integrating the Common Core Standards
into Your Local School Curriculum

How can you utilize these resources to support your implementation and professional development?

Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs, author of MTTC LumiBook, and Dr. Marie Alcock, Dr. Ann Johnson, and Dr. Debbie Sullivan; authors of Live planner

Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs, author of Mapping to the Core LumiBook, with Dr. Marie Alcock, Dr. Ann Johnson,  Dr. Debbie Sullivan; co-authors of the Mapping to the Core LivePlanner

As the authors of the program, we can coach you in implementing Mapping to the Core and help you develop a long term successful plan.   All services are a “mix and match” and can be customized to meet the needs of your school, district, service area, or state agency.

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Support for Your Leadership Team

We believe working with a local leadership team is organized to plan and implement the work of MTTC is critical to long term success.    The services below can be targeted and planned to meet the needs of a leadership team in a school, district or service area.

•  Developing Professional Development Plan:

We provide onsite and virtual assistance in developing a comprehensive professional development plan.  This would entail working with your leadership team to clarify their goals and then coach them through the process of developing a professional development plan that includes the training needed for successful implementation.  Schools with clearly stated goals and a “game plan” have found they are more focused and more productive.  This service is customized for an individual school or system and includes: onsite work with the team, virtual follow-up, and/or planning hours if needed.

•  Developing the Capacity to Lead

The role of the district leaders, building principals, and teacher leaders is critical if a school is going to successfully implement the Common Core Standards into the Curriculum.  We coach your team to identify the roles and responsibilities leaders play in the implementation process, clarify the vision and action steps, set realistic goals, and consider digital applications and strategies leaders can use to successfully lead the process in their school or district.  This service is customized for an individual school or system and includes: onsite training, virtual coaching, and/or targeted web sessions.

•  Using LumiBook and LivePlanner to sustain the work

CDI staff can support your plans to implement the CCSS by providing professional development on using the LumiBook and LivePlanner.  These sessions can be targeted as virtual or on-site, depending on the needs of your teachers.
Our goal is to support your leadership team to be prepared to lead and guide the MTTC process. We can help your leadership team utilize the LumiBook and LivePlanner to

  • gain a deeper understanding of the Common Core Standards and determine the implications for curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • develop curriculum maps that align and integrate the Common Core Standards
  • align all elements of the maps to the Common Core Standards
  • support the identification, creation, and alignment of all performance-based assessments through the mapping process.