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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.

  • Brain-Based Learning

    How to Build Executive Function Skills in Preschool

    From imaginative play to storytelling, certain activities help build self-regulation, memory, and planning skills—setting the littlest learners on a pathway to academic success.
  • Education Buzzwords Defined: What Are Trauma-Informed Practices?
    Trauma-Informed Practices

    Education Buzzwords Defined: What Are Trauma-Informed Practices?

    The phrase “trauma informed” is everywhere, but what does it mean to bring that lens to school settings? Get started with a basic definition.
  • How Productive Struggle Fires Up Learners
    Brain-Based Learning

    How Productive Struggle Fires Up Learners

    When students grapple with challenging problems, their confusion and frustration can actually lead to more durable learning.
  • 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.
    1M
  • 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.
    203.7k
  • Helping Kids Celebrate Diversity Through Authentic Portraits
    Arts

    Helping Kids Celebrate Diversity Through Authentic Portraits

    When educators are intentional about teaching kids to see and represent differences, the students—and their works of art—blossom.
    2.3k
  • 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. 
    129.1k
  • Which Reading Strategies to Try, and Which to Ditch
    Literacy

    Which Reading Strategies to Try, and Which to Ditch

    Research shows that some popular activities for reading instruction don’t actually result in more fluent readers—so we rounded up the most classroom-worthy ones.
    5.2k
  • 5 Ways to Begin the Shift Towards Project-Based Learning
    Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    5 Ways to Begin the Shift Toward Project-Based Learning

    The idea of bringing PBL into your classroom can be both intriguing and overwhelming, but there are many tips and resources to help you get started.
    1.8k
  • Understanding and Supporting Your Student with ODD
    Classroom Management

    Understanding and Supporting Your Student With ODD

    The behaviors associated with oppositional defiant disorder can be challenging in the classroom, but there are strategies to help build relationships and make way for learning.
    3.7k

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