Announcing the EdVisions Midwest School Transformation Project with support from the Bush Foundation

February 25, 2019 no comments
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Announcing the EdVisions Midwest School Transformation Project with support from the Bush Foundation

Bloomington, Minnesota – EdVisions, a premier non-profit education development organization, announces the Midwest School Transformation Project, a three-year project that will provide up to 15 schools across Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota with individualized support to transform education to more student-centered learning models.  To date there are 11 schools partnering with EdVisions; nine are […]

25 Feb 2019 no comments
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Making Experiential Learning a Central Part of Your School Program

Experiential learning… it isn’t new. It’s taught to all educators at some point in their training. But it is probably one of the best ways traditional schools can help prepare students for the non-traditional workplace and economy of today. As Dr. Nancy Allen Mastro describes it, “learners able to apply the cycle to a wide […]

13 Feb 2019 no comments
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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