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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

5th-6th Graders Take Up Call To Action For International Women’s History Month

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By: Michael Niehoff. Dr. Shayna Markongark’s 5th and 6th graders are using projects to learn how they can influence or change their communities.

New Platform Connects Students To Service Learning, Creates Service Learning Transcript

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Although service learning has long been valued in education and the professional world, there has not been a way to document it in the form of a transcript - until now. Introducing Treedom - a service learning platform that empowers high school and college learners to have personalized learning experiences through real world experience.

Green School Infuses Nature-Based Learning For Sustainable Education

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Green School incorporates ‘nature-based learning’ model - focused on ‘local to global’ - as means of developing sustainable educational experiences and planet.

PBL and Early Childhood Education: The Perfect Match

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By: Michael Niehoff. Educator and author Sara Lev advocates that young learners deserve and are prepared for the same rigorous, engaging and meaningful learning that PBL provides as learners of all ages.

4 Tiers Of Showcasing Student Work

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The more we showcase student work - exhibitions, other events, digital spaces, and entering contests - the more students care about producing high-quality work.

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals Could Be Our Standards

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International Educator and Thought Leader Nicholas Martino is advocating that we could use the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals as a framework for teaching and learning.

Q&A with Author, Educator Matt Miller on ‘Ditch That Textbook’ and ‘Ditch That Homework”

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By: Michael Niehoff. Michael interviews Matt Miller about this second book 'Ditch That Textbook'.

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