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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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Multiple Intelligences

Big Thinkers: Howard Gardner on Multiple Intelligences

Edutopia revisits its 1997 interview with the Harvard University professor about multiple intelligences and new forms of assessment.
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Multiple Intelligences

Multiple Intelligences Leave No Child Behind

Edutopia revisits Indianapolis's Key Learning Community to see how things have changed since our first look in 2001.
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Assessment

An Introduction to Comprehensive Assessment

Performance-based evaluation is a real-world improvement on the artificial measures of paper-and-pencil testing.
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Multiple Intelligences Thrive in Smartville

At the Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy, in Gainesville, Georgia, students know exactly how they are smart.
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Project-Based Learning

An Introduction to Project-Based Learning

In this hands-on approach to teaching, students create schoolwork that demonstrates core subject knowledge.
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Project-Based Learning

Grand Slam: Performance Poetry Engages Students

Global Writes, a Bronx-based nonprofit, helps students reach new heights in literacy and life through live poetry competitions.
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Arts Integration

Music and Dance Drive Academic Achievement

Tucson, Arizona, elementary schools find success by infusing arts into every discipline.
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Project-Based Learning

After-School Mentors Matter at Citizen Schools

Through the Citizen Schools program, professionals team up with public schools to create an enhanced learning community after the school day ends.
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An After-School Network Expands Learning Time

The Providence After School Alliance, or PASA, is a citywide program that has networked community programs to provide after-school and summer learning experiences for kids.
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Project-Based Learning

An Interview with Arne Duncan

President Obama's secretary of education was formerly the CEO of Chicago Public Schools. In this interview, he discusses his strategy for reforming the city's school district and his passion for after-school programs.
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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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