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Reform Education?

Today on the blog we have a post from EdVisions’ very own Dr. Ron Newell. Ron was instrumental in the creation of EdVisions and MNCS. We hope you enjoy his thoughts on redefining learning as a way to address the problems of the education system.   Dr. Newell is presently the Director of Assessment for […]

04 Apr 2018 no comments
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When Our Best Plans Fail

Today on the blog we have a post by our very own Dr. Steven Rippe. Steven is the Director of the Hope Survey and Organization Development. In this post, Steven points out that growth and change don’t take linear paths and offers a few tips for evaluating ideas and projects in school environments. Dr. Steven […]

28 Mar 2018 no comments
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Teacher Empowerment, Student Choice, and Equity in School Districts

We hope you enjoy this special guest post by Dr. Charles M. Reigeluth of Indiana University who proposes ways we can flip the bureaucracy to make public education really work for students AND teachers. As he puts it, “We can design a system that combines the best aspects of public and private schools. We can […]

19 Mar 2018 no comments
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Improving Assessment

Today on the blog we have a guest post by friend of EdVisions, Nancy Allen Mastro. We hope you enjoy her thoughts on why and how we should rethink how we assess students to make sure they are future ready. Dr. Allen-Mastro began her career in education as an elementary school teacher and later spent […]

13 Mar 2018 no comments
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Innovation and redesign begins with asking, “What if….”

Today on the blog we have another guest post by Bob Wedl, who posits that personalization in education starts with the essential question “what if…”. We hope you enjoy his thoughts below!   Bob Wedl’s career in public education includes experience in both district as well as chartered schools, state department leadership and higher education. […]

15 Feb 2018 no comments