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What do students want? Connections!

Discover what students have to say about the difference a one-on-one connection can make. Read on

Integrating mindfulness in and out of the classroom

Learn how to create space for mindfulness to allow students to tune into their thoughts, feelings, and emotions.  Read on

Building meaningful relationships this school year

Learn about how to create solid relationships in the classroom from two Along webinars. Read on

4 tips for recording your first Along video

Check out these four tips for educators who are using Along videos for the first time. Read on

Engaging with students on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

We share ideas for connecting with students about how we understand and identify with the past and the present. Read on

How teachers can create a safe space for student voices

Learn how educators can create an environment that gives students a voice through relationships and routine. Read on

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Here are ways educators can encourage students to learn about Hispanic cultures and create a space for reflection. Read on

10 tips for teachers to promote SEL in the classroom

Learn how teachers can more easily promote social and emotional learning inside their classrooms. Read on

10 ways to end your summer strong

Here’s a list of 10 must-try ways to end your summer on a high note. Read on

5 ways to get students excited for Along

We have five tried-and-true tips for getting your whole class excited to use Along. Read on

How researchers, students, and teachers shaped Along

Several partners joined us for a webinar on July 20 to discuss the research in the development of Along. Read on

How Along partners with Understood for greater accessibility and usability

Understood was honored to be one of the partners that helped design and review content for Along. Read on

Educators on checking-in with students

In the past year, educators took on more responsibilities as the world transitioned to life in a pandemic and as students’ learning shifted from the classroom to the living room. Read on

What educators are saying about Along

In recent years, research has confirmed what any educator will tell you: When teachers know their students, they learn better. Read on

Teacher tools at-the-ready

The role of the educator is expanding. Not only are teachers subject-matter experts in their field, but they also support students’ mental and physical health, identity, and social and emotional well-being. Read on