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An Educated and Engaged Citizenry:  The Foundation of A Democracy

Just as important as helping students find their voice is helping them learn how to use it. Today, Dr. Nancy Allen Mastro takes a look at what schools can do to promote civil discourse and encourage students to become engaged citizens in our democratic society.  Dr. Allen-Mastro began her career in education as an elementary […]

14 Dec 2018 no comments
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Empowering Students in a Digitally-Enhanced Learning Environment

Technology in schools is not new but how schools utilize technology with their students can make a big difference in how they learn. Today, Dr. Nancy Allen Mastro takes a look at the successes Valley New School in Appleton Wisconsin has had by empowering their students to help embed technology in their learning environment. Dr. […]

07 Nov 2018 no comments
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Making the Case for Restorative Practices

Another great blog post from friend of EdVisions, Dr. Nancy Allen-Mastro! This time she’s taking a look at the powerful results that can come from incorporating restorative practices into schools and how it’s being done at Paladin Career and Technical High School. Dr. Allen-Mastro began her career in education as an elementary school teacher and […]

19 Oct 2018 no comments
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Can Innovation and Redesign Start Small?

Today on the blog we have another guest post by Bob Wedl, who offers some motivation for those of you starting out on your innovation journey in education. We hope you enjoy his thoughts on how to break through the doubts and start small.   Bob Wedl’s career in public education includes experience in both […]

11 Sep 2018 no comments
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Student Advisories:  Forging A Different Path Forward

Today on the blog we have a guest post by friend of EdVisions, Dr. Nancy Allen Mastro. We hope you enjoy her thoughts on the benefits of multi-age advisories and how they work at Northwest Passage High School in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. Special thanks to NWPHS and Peter Wieczorek! Dr. Allen-Mastro began her career in education […]

13 Aug 2018 no comments