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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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Growth Mindset

Embracing Failure: Building a Growth Mindset Through the Arts

Teach your students the recipe for success: taking risks, making mistakes, and integrating critical feedback.
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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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Advisory

Advisory: 22 Ways to Build Relationships for Educational Success

Nashville Big Picture High School shares many ways to build intentional relationships with students -- strategies that can work at schools of any size.
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Student Voice

Student Surveys: Using Student Voice to Improve Teaching and Learning

When teachers survey their classes at Trinidad Garza Early College High School, students see how their opinions matter and have a direct impact on instruction.
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Assessment

Thinking Big About Engagement

Even the smallest concepts become big enough to grasp in this middle school science class, where teacher Rob Olazagasti gives students opportunities to learn by creating, remember by experiencing, and show what they know by teaching.
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Assessment

Keeping It Relevant and "Authentic"

Mistakes become learning opportunities in Ben Mook's 7th grade Algebra class. To assess his students, Mook challenges them to solve real life problems, and emphasizes their thought processes over getting the right answers.
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Assessment

Making Sure They Are Learning

Sticky notes coalesce into high-level analytical thinking in Sarah Kaufmann's 6th grade humanities class, where complex concepts are broken down into manageable pieces that help students master challenging assignments.
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Project-Based Learning

Teaching War: Making History Relevant (Highlight Video)

Seventh-grade students at ASCEND School in East Oakland, CA improve their media literacy and dig into world affairs in a semester-long project on the Iraq war.
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Social and Emotional Learning

After-School Social and Emotional Learning Gives Kids Wings

This program in South Carolina teaches elementary school children skills for success in school and life.
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Edutopia Webinar: Small World

Blogger and author Will Richardson, discusses how the Web is changing politics, business, and the media, and what that means for teachers and schools.
Project-Based Learning

Connecting High School to College and Career

A new approach to career and technical education is engaging high school students by combining rigorous academics with hands-on learning in specific fields of professional study and training.
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Project-Based Learning

Academies Raise the Bar at a Comprehensive High School

Focusing on careers in green energy and manufacturing technology improves attendance and test scores at Laguna Creek High School in Elk Grove, California.
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Project-Based Learning

A Magnet School Attracts Students to Careers in Health

Bravo Medical Magnet High School in Los Angeles offers internships in medical offices and advanced research labs where students can learn real-world skills.
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Project-Based Learning

The Districtwide Approach to Career and Technical Education

Support from the top boosts local academy success.
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Critical Thinking

Solving Real-World Issues Through Problem-Based Learning

The perfect problem connects content, student interest, and an authentic context.
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