Home Authors Posts by Michael Niehoff

Michael Niehoff

36 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Michael Niehoff is a Getting Smart Columnist. He is a teacher, leader, blogger, and student advocate. Connect with him on Twitter: @mwniehoff
Students visit an estuary

Project-Based Learning Provides Path For Increased Awareness of Self, Others and the World

25
Shares
Project-based learning may be the ultimate instructional approach for many reasons, but none possibly more important than its ability to propel a learner’s journey toward self-actualization.

5 Ways to Make All Students Lead Learners

13
Shares
Teaching is the highest form of learning. Yet many students never have the opportunity to become lead learners where they learn at the highest level by having the responsibility of teaching others. Check out five ways all educators can expand the opportunity for all students to learn at the highest level by all becoming teachers.

21st Century Education Student Bill of Rights

14
Shares
Access to a relevant, personalized, applied, tech-infused and choice-based education should be non-negotiable for all students. It’s time for a 21st Century Education Student Bill of Rights.

3 Things Education Can Learn from the Craft Beverage Phenomenon

11
Shares
Education should continually look outside its discipline and profession for innovative ideas. Why not the successful craft beverage industry?
5 Ways PBL Facilitates Lifelong Learning

5 Ways PBL Facilitates Lifelong Learning

21
Shares
Our ability to continually and effectively learn, as independently as possible, will determine our future success in the global economy as much as anything. Project-based learning fosters this lifelong learning mindset in students that will carry them forward for their future careers.

Permission to Feel: The Link Between Emotional Intelligence and Academic Success

263
Shares
Skills and experiences are a big part in how students develop success, but one area that we may have traditionally ignored is that of emotional intelligence.

4 Ways Project-Based Learning Prepares Students For the Future of Work

73
Shares
By: Michael Niehoff. Michael demonstrates how high-quality project-based learning effectively advances students’ core skills for the future of work.

FEATURED