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Emily Liebtag

Emily Liebtag
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Emily Liebtag is a Project Manager at Getting Smart. Follow her on Twitter: @EmilyLiebtag.

Getting Smart Podcast | Coaching for High-Quality Project-Based Learning

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Andrew Biros, longtime educator and current New Tech Network Coach, joins Getting Smart team member Emily Liebtag to discuss what he feels is essential when it comes to improving PBL practices, and shares some best practices for PBL teaching and learning.

Getting Smart Podcast | Leadership for School Progress in Poway Unified

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Poway Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Marian Kim-Phelps and Joseph Erpelding, Principal of Design39 discuss leading for progress, empowering students and families to succeed and how to spread great ideas within a district.

Getting Smart Podcast | Why Language Learning Matters: Parent and Student Voices

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Parent and student perspectives are often left out of education conversations, so in this episode of the podcast, we capture ideas and insights around language learning from several members of these two important education stakeholders.

Getting Smart Podcast | High Quality Professional Development at Eagle Rock

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In this podcast, we hear from Michael Soguero, Director of Professional Development at Eagle Rock, about his organization's strategy for leading high-quality learning experiences for teachers.
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An Innovative K-8 Human-Centered Approach at Design39

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While the Design39 facility renders many speechless, the teaching and learning that take place at “D39” leave visitors feeling inspired and more motivated than ever to create empowering learning experiences for students. Read more in our detailed account here.

Getting Smart Podcast | Competency-Based Blended Language Learning

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Language teacher Jennie Taranovich shares more about her success after shifting to a personalized and competency-based classroom environment that helps individual students meet their respective academic goals.
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Santa Ana Unified Creating Incredible Pathways for Students K-12

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When people think of large urban districts, they often think about all the challenges that they face. And it’s true--large urban districts often have to overcome many hurdles. But these challenges are not insurmountable, and Santa Ana Unified proves it.

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