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Successful and Not-So-Successful Strategies for Preparing Each Student for Success

For several years now, Ohio Local Report Cards have reflected progress (or sometimes lack thereof) on high school Prepared for Success indicators. The challenges schools face in raising their Prepared for Success performance are amplified when it comes to Ohio's new-but-not-fully implemented graduation standards: Not enough students have access to graduation pathways in which they… Continue reading Successful and Not-So-Successful Strategies for Preparing Each Student for Success

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Grants to Support OSLN Statewide Challenge on Food Scarcity

Last month, the Ohio STEM Learning Network announced the 2019 Statewide Design Challenge. Here are some quick details about the challenge, straight from OSLN Director, Heather Sherman. This year’s challenge is to: Work as a team to imagine, design and prototype a solution to increase food security in your life, community, or world. Improving local… Continue reading Grants to Support OSLN Statewide Challenge on Food Scarcity

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Mahoning County ESC Offers Free PBL PD

Mahoning County Educational Services Center member educators will learn to develop students college and career readiness skills through authentic problem-based learning experiences during a free, all-day workshop on January 9, 2018. Participants will learn the design-thinking process to guide them through the creation of a unit or lesson that combines state academic standards and college,… Continue reading Mahoning County ESC Offers Free PBL PD

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Afterschool Professionals Blaze New PD Trail

Afterschool Professionals' Learning Community (APLC) Ready for Kick Off   The Ohio Afterschool Network's new Afterschool Professionals’ Learning Community (APLC) is ready to help your afterschool program succeed. Educational consultants from EnvisionEdPlus and McWatters Consulting led a full-day “train-the-trainer” session in Delaware, OH on September 27, 2017 for a handful of highly-qualified Afterschool trainers from… Continue reading Afterschool Professionals Blaze New PD Trail

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Personalized PD Empowers Teachers and Increases Achievement at Par Excellence Academy

EnvisionEdPlus has been working closely with Par Excellence Academy for the last three years. Par Excellence is a community (charter) school in Newark, OH that serves about 150 high poverty children in grades K-5. In 2013 and 2014 100% of Par’s 3rd and/or 4th graders scored proficient or higher in reading. However, like schools all… Continue reading Personalized PD Empowers Teachers and Increases Achievement at Par Excellence Academy