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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.

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Service Learning

Building Empathy Through Community Projects

Twice a year, students and teachers in Eminence, Kentucky, collaborate for three days on meaningful projects that serve their community.
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Social and Emotional Learning

Justice Committee: Using Restorative Practices to Resolve Conflicts

Students at Pittsfield Middle High School are trained to mediate conflicts between their fellow students—and between students and teachers.
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Learning Environments

Sensory Room 101

After we published a video about a special room designed to help autistic kids calm and focus themselves, you had questions. Here’s what it takes to create this kind of space.
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Communication Skills

Oracy in the Classroom: Strategies for Effective Talk

School 21 develops confident students who can articulate their thoughts and learning with strategies like discussion guidelines and roles and structured talk tasks.
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Learning Environments

Building a 21st-Century Learning Space

A community raised $6 million to construct an innovative 30,000-square-foot facility complete with makerspaces and learning labs.
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College Readiness

Setting Students Up for College Success

Get a look at a dual-enrollment program that prepares high school students to overcome the obstacles on the path to finishing college.
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Service Learning

Building Empathy Through Community Projects

Twice a year, students and teachers in Eminence, Kentucky, collaborate for three days on meaningful projects that serve their community.
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Student Engagement

Cranking Teaching Strategies Up to Awesome

“Surprise and delight” is a core student engagement strategy at this school—built into both the instruction and the building’s design.
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Student Voice

Domingo: Somebody Just Like Me

When students see themselves reflected in their teachers, it shows them that they too can succeed.
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Critical Thinking

Talking Politics: Valuing Different Perspectives

Students learn how to share and listen to opposing beliefs with empathy.
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Differentiated Instruction

Station Rotation: Differentiating Instruction to Reach All Students

Rotation stations allow students to learn in a range of modalities, while making differentiation manageable for one teacher.
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Social and Emotional Learning

Morning Meetings: Building Community in the Classroom

Starting the day with this 15-minute activity helps students regulate their emotions and focus on the day’s learning.
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Blended Learning

A School Built on Personalization

Sal Khan founded a school on the same principles of personalization that drove the success of his YouTube tutorials.
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Social and Emotional Learning

A Push in the Right Direction

Mentors have the power to shape people’s choices in positive ways, as a teacher and student share in a pair of videos.
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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.
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