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Michael Niehoff is a Getting Smart Columnist. He is a teacher, leader, blogger, and student advocate. Connect with him on Twitter: @mwniehoff

Tech Applications That Support High Quality PBL

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Michael Niehoff discusses the importance of high-quality project-based learning and technology integration.

Ella Baker Elementary Shines A Bright Light On Learning

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Michael Niehoff shares insights from his recent visit to Ella Baker Elementary, a K-5 school in its very first year in the Lake Washington Unified School District.

RULER: A Comprehensive Approach to Emotional Intelligence

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Recognizing the importance of social-emotional intelligence and its relation to academic performance, Michael shares RULER's approach and its connection to increased student success.

Even More Ways for Ed Leaders to Make Teachers Feel as Important as They...

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Michael continues to share the importance of creating a culture of appreciation and offers a few additional ideas for educational leaders to show continued support for teachers so that they can become their personal and professional best.

5 Ways to Personalize Learning with Project-Based Learning

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Michael Niehoff discusses how we can use personalized learning in a more deeper learning pursuit, such as project-based learning.

Understanding Why We Work Should Inform Education

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Regardless of the instructional approach, teachers are tasked with creating a pathway to work for their students. Michael Niehoff and countless other teachers are trying to unlock the magic of how we can maximize and optimize the internal desire to work.

Redefining Readiness: New Literacies

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Readiness has become a popular way to describe the mission. Are our students ready? Many like college and career ready. Others like Future Ready. In Part 1 of Redefining Readiness, Michael Niehoff focused on Pedagogy and Courses. For Part 2, he explores new literacies.

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