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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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Literacy

Series Reading Program: Creating a Culture of Reading

At Walter Bracken STEAM Academy, 100 percent of the fifth-grade students are meeting grade-level fluency standards in reading.
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Project-Based Learning

STEAM + Project-Based Learning: Real Solutions From Driving Questions

At Charles R. Drew Charter School, third-grade students use PBL to prepare for the next Snowpocalypse.
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STEM

Elementary Engineering: From Simple Machines to Life Skills

At Charles R. Drew, educators use design thinking for teaching engineering concepts to elementary students.
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Response to Intervention

Response to Intervention: Safe Spaces for Math and Literacy

At Charles R. Drew Charter School, the Literacy Center and Math Lab provide fun, engaging, and enriching interventions to help support students most in need.
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Technology Integration

Tech Literacy: Making It Relevant Through Content Learning

Teaching technology at Meyer Elementary School goes beyond showing kids how to use email and apps. It gives students a context for learning technology through subject areas, making all learning more relevant.
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Response to Intervention

Response to Intervention: Meeting Students at Their Learning Ability

Meyer Elementary School's Response to Intervention practice has contributed to their ranking in the top five percent of all Michigan schools.
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Integrated Studies

Departmentalization and Integration: Deeper Learning for Elementary Students

See how Ralston Elementary teachers combine two subjects in one lesson, giving their students a deeper understanding of the content and its applied interconnectivity.
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Inquiry-Based Learning

Inquiry-Based Learning: From Teacher-Guided to Student-Driven

Ralston Elementary School is creating a culture of inquiry to nourish 21st-century learners.
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English-Language Learners

Engaging Parents of English-Language Learners

See how a kindergarten teacher with a large population of English-language learners builds community by inviting parents into his classroom.
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Community Partnerships

Learning Partners: Co-Teaching With Community Experts

Inviting community members into the classroom to share their expertise can help bring lessons and learning to life for students.
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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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