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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
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Embracing Partners: 7 Human Resources of PBL

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By: Michael Niehoff. Michael outlines the partners that should be involved in project-based learning when creating authenticity and high-quality student work.
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Project-Based Learning Revolution: Principal’s New Book is a Call to Action

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Michael shares how one Principal calls for a PBL revolution one school at a time with new research and an experience-based DIY book.
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4 Ways Leaders Can Support Teachers In Challenging Times

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Michael Niehoff shares ways leaders can support our teachers while preparing for the upcoming school year.
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Redefining Pre-Service Learning In The Virtual Age

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Whether it’s modeling better virtual instruction, as well as increased emphasis on social-emotional learning, school leaders and professional learning facilitators are having to rethink how to prepare teachers for the school year.  
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5 Ways To Extend Learning and Challenge Learners in the Virtual Environment

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With many schools across the country having to start the academic year virtually, we need to continually consider how to challenge all of our students and authentically extend their learning.
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3 Ways Leaders Can Create The Conditions for Deeper Learning

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Leaders are charged with creating the learning culture and environment that is conducive to deeper learning. Three areas to begin with are how we start school, how we share student work and how we culminate the year.
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Maker Learning Network Launches New International, Online, Project-Based School

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This new private, non-profit school, truly appealing to a global audience, intends to bring the best of online learning, project-based pedagogy and social-emotional learning together for the first cohorts of students by this September.

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