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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.

  • How to Strengthen Relationships With Older Students Online

    During remote instruction, finding authentic moments of connection can be challenging, especially with middle and high school students. Here are five ways to strengthen relationships in virtual settings.
  • How Simple Visual Cues Can Improve Your Teaching Materials

    In a 2020 study, researchers demonstrated that annotating your instructional videos and slides can improve student retention.
  • Research-Backed Strategies for Better Classroom Management

    When students act out in class, it can be challenging to find positive ways to address their behavior. Here’s what the research suggests works best.
  • 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.
  • Getting in Tune to Soothe the Nervous System

    Singing or humming can be a simple way to get the whole classroom recentered when things are out of hand.
  • Using Hand Signals for More Equitable Discussions

    Whether your class discussions are online or off, hand signals enable students to engage in multiple ways.
  • The Importance of Recess

    Recess is often sacrificed to make room for more academics. The research says that’s a big mistake.
  • More Than a Check-In: Maslow Before Bloom Throughout the Day

    While checking in on students’ well-being at the beginning of class is important, tending to it throughout the day helps students flourish—socially, emotionally, and academically.
  • 3 Trauma-Informed Practices Backed by Science

    California surgeon general, pediatrician, and author Dr. Nadine Burke Harris on the science behind relationships, school discipline, and mindfulness.
  • 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.

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