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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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Integrated Studies

Sparking Curiosity and Solving Real-World Problems

See how students apply their literacy skills to explore science problems outside classroom walls.
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Learning Environments

The Optimal Seating Plan? Letting Your Students Choose

Allowing students to move the furniture can help you differentiate instruction and give your students more agency in their learning.
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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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Critical Thinking

Mastering Self-Assessment: Deepening Independent Learning Through the Arts

Develop your students' ability to self-assess by showing them examples of mastery, equipping them with technical vocabulary, and providing them with opportunities to practice peer critique.
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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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Social and Emotional Learning

Wellbeing: Developing Empathy, Emotional Awareness, and Agency

Learn how School 21 explores topics like culture, diversity, and responsibility using drama techniques, grounding texts, and controversial statements.
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Project-Based Learning

Arts-Infused Project-Based Learning: Crafting Beautiful Work

Learn how to bring cross-curricular, arts-infused project-based learning into your classroom.
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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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Communication Skills

Public Speaking: Oracy Skills for the Real World

Using the oracy framework -- building physical, cognitive, linguistic, and emotional speaking skills -- students learn to speak on any topic and to any audience.
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Student Voice

Personalized Learning: Enabling Student Voice and Choice Through Projects

Adapt these six tips to bring personalized learning projects into your classroom and build student engagement.
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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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Interest-Based Learning

Learning Through Internships: Connecting Students' Passions to the Real World

Explore five ways to adapt internships (from field trips to shadow days), or follow nine steps to make Nashville Big Picture High School's internship program your own.
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College Readiness

Early College Model: Giving Students College Access in High School

At Trinidad Garza Early College High School, students can earn a free Associate’s degree. Last year, almost 50% of their graduating class did just that.
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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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