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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.

  • Professional Learning

    4 Steps to Help Teachers Reset This Summer

    Taking some time for reflection now sets teachers up for a strong start when they return to the classroom after the break.
    289
  • Mental Health

    How Comfort Dogs Can Support Students’ Well-Being

    When the guidance department at this New York City high school brought in a comfort dog, students felt more comfortable about seeking help, and school spirit—and attendance—increased.
    362
  • Social & Emotional Learning (SEL)

    Building Social Skills Through Cross-Age Buddies

    When educators paired kindergarten and third-grade students for weekly learning sessions, they saw improvements in behavior and social skills—not to mention sweet friendships.
    197
  • 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.
    204k
  • 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. 
    129.3k
  • Student Engagement

    Building Classroom Community Through Daily Dedications

    When students share stories about those who have inspired and impacted them, the whole classroom feels more connected.
    10.2k
  • Professional Learning

    60-Second Strategy: Stand-Up Meetings

    Having staff stand for meetings keeps them quick—15 minutes, max—and efficient.
    95.8k
  • 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.
    64.7k
  • 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.
    89.3k

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