Schools That Work
John C. Haines Elementary School
Academics and social skills are equally prioritized at this multilingual elementary school in Chicago, ranked one of the best in the city.Conor P. Williams
When students and teachers collaborate to create shared behavior expectations, the whole class is invested in the norms.
At a bilingual school in Chicago, first-grade teachers swap classrooms so students get lessons in both Mandarin and English.
Social and Emotional Learning
Explicitly teaching and celebrating kindness is a simple yet powerful way to build a positive classroom culture.
This simple activity helps students practice giving and receiving peer feedback—and gets them out of their desks.