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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.

  • Assessment

    How to Get Students to Focus on Learning—Not Grades

    With a few shifts in the classroom, teachers can encourage students to pay more attention to the skills they are building than to a number or letter score.
  • Classroom Management

    5 Low-Stakes Activities to Help Teens Open Up

    From sharing common interests to making connections through books and music, these engaging exercises provide stepping stones for teachers to build relationships in the classroom.
  • Research

    A Better Way to Learn Your ABCs

    According to new research, integrating whole-body movements into learning the alphabet improves students’ recollection of letter-sound pairings and hard-to-learn sounds.
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  • 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.
    204.9k
  • 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. 
    129.4k
  • Professional Learning

    60-Second Strategy: Stand-Up Meetings

    Having staff stand for meetings keeps them quick—15 minutes, max—and efficient.
    95.8k
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    A Daily Support System for Students

    Students who need extra social and emotional support have a quick check-in with an adult at the start and end of each day.
    89.7k
  • 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.
    64.8k
  • School Culture

    The Power of Relationships in Schools

    Research shows that students who feel safe and supported by adults at school are better able to learn.
    67.1k

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