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Giselle Martin-Kniep


Giselle O. Martin-Kniep was the president of Learner-Centered Initiatives, Ltd., an educational consulting organization specializing in regional and school-based curriculum and assessment. Her work focused on building inclusive and collaborative, cross-cultural communities where students and teachers were encouraged to share practices and learn with one another. She earned a master's in international development followed by a PhD in education and political science from Stanford University. She served as a program evaluator, curriculum auditor, researcher, and teacher educator. As a consultant, she worked with more than 500 schools and districts both nationally and internationally in the areas of alternative assessment, student-driven curriculum design, school change, and action research and directed comprehensive, multiyear professional development programs for K–12 teachers. She also worked as a consultant for the International Baccalaureate and the New York State Department of Education, taught in the School of Education at Adelphi University, and served as president and CEO of the Center for the Study of Expertise in Teaching and Learning.

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Professional Learning
Articles by Giselle
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Instructional Strategies
Five Ways to Help Students Ask Better Questions
Giselle Martin-Kniep
5 years ago
Blogs by Giselle
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Seven Strategies for Supporting Student Learning in a Remote Environment
Jay McTighe & Giselle Martin-Kniep
4 years ago

Establishing a Three-Way Relationship in Service of Deeper Learning
Bena Kallick & Giselle Martin-Kniep
3 years ago

Books by Giselle

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Becoming a Better Teacher: Eight Innovations That Work (E-Book)


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