Creating new, innovative, personalized schools has been an amazing experience for EdVisions. Ed°Talk was created to help share the story of amazing educators and students transforming teaching and learning.  We search throughout the United States and the world to find innovative teaching and learning and bring you their story, making it easy to share with anyone interested in following in their footsteps.  Come join us on the journey.

Please support us by sharing on social media.  If you have topics, recommendations or would like to become involved in our collective work,  please contact: stevenrippe@edvisions.org

Future Topics:

  • Wellness
  • Interdisciplinary seminars
  • Deeper Learning
  • Student exchange
  • Service Learning
  • Community Partnership
  • Expeditions
  • Project Management/Alternatives to time logs
  • Digital Accessibility models
  • ACES and trauma informed programming

Join our monthly ‘Coffee Talk’ video chat series for a chance to learn how the Hope Survey can provide critical feedback on learner agency in order to accelerate the engagement and learning happening at your school! Ask questions, or just listen to the discussion being held by educators currently using it in their schools. It’s a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in administering the Hope Survey to their students in the future.

Next Coffee Talk:  (2:30-3:30 PM CST) Video link

  • August 22
  • September 19
  • October 18
  • November 21
  • December 19

If you have questions about Coffee Talks or connecting to the video chat, contact help@hopesurvey.org or 612-601-1032. For more information on the Hope Survey visit hopesurvey.org.

Hope Survey Coffee Talks are not published to the web. Instead, these are casual opportunities to ask questions that may pertain to your school or program. Attendees of these talks are often current users or interested schools, as well as professional researchers and EdVisions staff.

Ed°Talks Playlist: 

July 17, 2019

July Ed°Talk with James Lewicki

July Ed°Talk with James Lewicki, an accomplished school coach and educator. We will be discussing how to personalizing learning with both students and staff, and how to help them work together with less conflict. Join us here on Facebook Live or jump on Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/863174680

Posted by EdVisions on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

June 19, 2019

Join our June Ed°Talk featuring Dr. Mark Larson for a conversation on human-centered design in education. Set a notification on your calendar - we hope you'll join us!Mark Larson, PhD has spent his professional career in education as an English teacher, principal, executive director of teaching and leaning, and most recently as a superintendent. His PhD dissertation was about the social and emotional impact on students whose school districts combined or consolidated. He is passionate about seeing public education improve and believes it will happen when we improve student engagement, hope, innovation, and personalized learning.

Posted by EdVisions on Wednesday, June 19, 2019

May 15, 2019

Welcome to EdTalk!

Posted by EdVisions on Wednesday, May 15, 2019

April 11, 2019 (at ISN Conference)

ISN conference

live at ISN

Posted by EdVisions on Thursday, April 11, 2019

Recorded lived on 2/6/19 from MAAP Conference

October 17, 2018-due to technical difficulties the video begins after 9 1/2 minutes in.