Help each student feel seen and understood.

Small connections
make big differences.

Along makes building relationships easy and fun in a space where students feel comfortable.

Along is the Teacher-Student Connection Builder
—because better conversations make thriving classrooms.

What is Along?

Build meaningful 1:1 connections with each student. Engage with your students by choosing from our expansive library of research-backed conversation starters. Exchange questions and responses through video, audio, and text messages. And do it at your own pace.



That’s why we call it the Teacher-Student Connection Builder.

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How Along Works

Pick a question from our collection or ask your own.
Record and send your response.
Students respond whenever they want with text, audio, or video.
You reply when you’re ready.
Yep, that’s it.

Real relationships grow from simple conversations

Students feel more motivated and engaged when they have strong connections with their teachers. Along is here to help.

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Reflect together via video, audio, or text

Along lets you exchange quick, one-on-one reflections with each student so they can respond without peer pressure.

Explore how Along works

Check in on your own schedule

Guide reflections before, after, or during class. Send or schedule questions and reply anytime, anywhere.

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Get ready-to-use resources

Along is packed with research-informed reflection questions designed to help students build life skills. Get tips that set you up for success from day one.

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Ease-of-use means you can do more with less

Along offers a simple, free path to more engaged classrooms—more results with less effort.

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Informed by research

Grounded in educational research and vetted to ensure inclusiveness, Along’s prompts create space for conversations on each student’s own terms.

Closer connections in 1-2-3

Pick a question

An educator picks a question, records their response, and sends the message to students.

Students respond

Students watch their educator’s reflection, and record their own response using video, audio, or text.

Get a whole class view

Educators can see who’s responded, and reply to each student on their own time.

Here for you Along the way

Easy onboading

Get started with a few clicks. Sign up your individual classroom, or get your whole school on board.

Data privacy commitment

We take our duty to safeguard your data seriously and we are transparent about how we do this.

Step-by-step support

From technical troubleshooting to implementation, Along offers free help every step of the way.

“As soon as I see an Along response in my email I am ecstatic, because I can’t wait to hear what they have to say.” “Teachers are able to connect with students in a way they haven't been able to before.”
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