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Explore videos that showcase evidence-based learning practices in K-12 schools, and see our core strategies and key topics in action.

  • Communication Skills

    How to Set the Stage for Challenging Classroom Discussions

    Creating a safer space for students to engage with controversial topics starts with shared norms like “assume best intentions” and “show respect and courage.”
  • Classroom Management

    Using Hand Signals for More Equitable Discussions

    Whether your class discussions are online or off, hand signals enable students to engage in multiple ways.
  • Classroom Technology

    Green Screen Videos Bring Content to Life

    When students create videos using green screen backgrounds, they can make their thinking visible and explore beyond classroom walls.
  • Learning Environments

    The Sensory Room: Helping Students With Autism Focus and Learn

    Imagine a safe space where students with autism can go to calm their bodies and then get back to the business of learning.
  • Teacher Leadership

    A Teacher Appreciation Week for the Ages

    When schools abruptly closed due to Covid-19, teachers figured out how to make remote learning work. This week, as the nation expresses its gratitude, we recap the emotional journey.
  • The Research Is In

    The Importance of Recess

    Recess is often sacrificed to make room for more academics. The research says that’s a big mistake.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    Educators Say Good Morning to Students—Via Video

    This round-up of teachers reaching out to their distant students makes it more clear than ever that relationships are always at the heart of teaching.
  • Mental Health

    Making Students Feel Safe

    A trauma-informed approach ensures that students feel safe, supported, and nurtured—to improve their chances of academic success. 
  • The Research Is In

    The Powerful Effects of Drawing on Learning

    The science is clear: Drawing beats out reading and writing to help students remember concepts.
  • School Climate

    The Power of Relationships in Schools

    Research shows that students who feel safe and supported by adults at school are better able to learn.

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