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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.

  • Diversity

    Black Teachers Share Their Stories

    Though public schools are becoming increasingly diverse, Black teachers remain underrepresented in U.S. schools. In their own words, three Black educators reflect on their successes—and their challenges.
  • Online Learning

    6 Questions to Improve Your Virtual Classroom

    It can be difficult to gauge how effective your online instruction is—using surveys to gather regular student feedback can help.
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Showing Up for Conversations About Social Justice

    It takes courage to reflect on your own privilege, but when teachers commit to vulnerability during class discussions, it builds respect and trust.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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