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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

Developmental Reflective Practices Lead to Learner Ownership, Critical Thinking, and Self-Actualization

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Regular reflective practices result in the learner having a greater understanding of their contribution to the work and process, their role or roles in the team and their own growth (academic, social and more).

5 Ways Face-to-Face Learning Will Need to Differentiate to Contrast Virtual Learning

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With all students having now experienced virtual learning, face-to-face environments will need to differentiate and maximize for continued success.

CUE Leads, Facilitates Professional Learning In New Virtual Environment

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CUE’s recent and successful Virtual CUE Conference may impact professional learning long-term by increasing availability, accessibility and adaptability.
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Design Thinking PLCs: An Innovative Approach to Teacher Collaboration

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By: M. Niehoff. Professional Learning Communities have become standard in most schools. Author Brett Taylor's new book discusses design thinking PLCs.

Maker Learning Network Launches Long-Term Solutions to High-Quality Learning Online

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Beyond the technical challenges of going 100% online, there are also considerations of making sure that learners at home are also engaged in hiqh-quality, personalized and relevant instructional experiences.

5 Ways Leaders Can Ignite and Support Deeper Learning

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Deeper transformational learning cannot happen or at least be optimized unless leaders support teachers in ways only leaders typically can.

Love & Logic: 9 Elements Focused on Fostering Powerful Relationships, Collaborative Learning Communities

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Instead of a list of rules and punishments, Love & Logic creates ways for teachers and students to collaborate while creating classroom norms and enforceable limits. These are implemented in loving ways without anger, repeated warnings or threats.

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