Michael Niehoff

iLEAD PBL, STEAM Practitioner Advances Deeper Learning Through Research, Data And Outcomes
Advocates of deeper learning are aware of the academic and social-emotional advantages connected to project-based learning (PBL). Specifically, PBL educators have experienced major success in...
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Saying ‘Yes’ And The Call To Action
Several years ago, actor Jim Carey starred in a movie entitled “Yes Man.” The basic premise was that a person’s life would vastly improve if...
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ILEAD Online Facilitator Emphasizes Strong Relationships, Connections To Online Learning
When it comes to facilitators and learners, some have questioned whether it is possible to develop as strong of a connection online as can be...
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iLEAD Challenges All Learners, Facilitators To The ‘Hour Of Code’
iLEAD SCVI Facilitator Ingrid Moon is inviting all iLEAD learners and facilitators to participate in the annual event - Hour Of Code. iLEAD will be...
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iLEAD Lancaster, Empower Generations Alum Ryan Monroe Returns As Staff Member
For an educational organization, there may be nothing more satisfying, as well as validating, than having a former learner return to work as a staff...
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Former iLEAD SCVi Learner Returns To Work For iLEAD Schools
For an educational organization, there may be nothing more satisfying, as well as validating, than having a former learner return to work as a staff...
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iLEAD Exploration 5th Grade Quadruplets Embrace Love Of Learning, Exploration and Inquiry
Homeschool families - especially at iLEAD Exploration - have reputations for not only embracing the available personalization, but also maximizing extended learning adventures such as...
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iLEAD Lancaster’s ‘Leader In Me’ Facilitates Learner Agency, Leadership, SEL and Life Skills
Project-based learning produces many learner outcomes. One of those is agency - developing a greater degree of ownership in one’s learning and life. Many educators...
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4th Grader Showcases PBL, SEL And Learner Agency With Own YouTube Channel
When we hear that “learners need to own their learning,” we may get different ideas of what that looks like. We may picture a learner...
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iLEAD AV 1st, 2nd Graders Study Animal Habitats, Animal Advocacy
Almost every educator and parent knows that children have a natural affinity for animals. It could be their pets, farm animals, zoo creatures or other...
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Annual iLEAD Retreat Brings Play, Food, Connections And Reflections
We have been hearing a lot about play-based learning and its important and dramatic effect on brain development, skill acquisition, creativity and social-emotional learning. But...
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Playmakers Institute Launches Play Initiative, Webinar Series Focused On Play-Based Learning For All Ages
Play-Based Learning is getting more attention all the time - and rightly so. Research has long demonstrated the importance of play and its connections to...
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