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Re-Imagining Migration partners with Along on new reflection questions

Learn about our new partner Re-Imagining Migration and their mission to ensure every student is educated in an inclusive setting. Read on

Kindness Day: 3 ways to celebrate in your school community

Here are 3 ways you can celebrate and acknowledge kindness in your school community. Read on

Along earns spot on TIME 2022 Best Inventions List

Along is proud to be included on TIME Best Invention List 2022 Read on

The benefits of reaching out to people in our lives

Dr. Jean Rhodes shares important research showing that small connections can have a big impact. Read on

6 ways to center your classroom in gratitude

November is the perfect time to put gratitude at the forefront of your lessons and activities. Read on

The craft behind Along’s reflection questions

Check out how we spark connection through the reflection questions in Along's library. Read on

5 ways to prioritize self care

There are easy and simple ways to make sure you’re taking care of yourself. Teachers have a lot on their plate – so we’ve put together 5 quick ways to prioritize yourself. Read on

A focus on student well-being with new reflection questions from Character Lab

Learn more about our new reflection questions based on Character Lab's Tip of the Week series. Read on

Celebrating diversity through teacher-student communication

Read this guest blog to learn how to support diverse students through putting relationships front and center. Read on

3 ways to continue building connections in the classroom

Learn about options for what to do next after sending a reflection question in Along. Read on

Set a routine of connection this year

Help students feel seen and known by prioritizing connections at the start of the year. Read on

Guest blog: Why a ‘relationships first’ strategy matters

Take a look at this guest blog from Gage Elementary principal Kris Davidson, who shares how relationships are prioritized at his school. Read on

Set the tone for the year this back to school season

The start of the year is the perfect time for educators to communicate to their students that they want to get to know them as a person. Read on

A vision for relationship building: Thompson Intermediate School

Check out how a focus on teacher-student connections impacted this Houston school. Read on

Along earns iKeepSafe privacy certification

Learn more about how Along keeps student information safe, secure, and private. Read on

Bridging the connection gap with Along

Check out why prioritizing teacher-student connections in your classroom at the start of the year helps all year long. Read on

Guest blog: 5 reasons to make connections a priority this school year

Guest blogger Rebecca Rolland, the author of "The Art of Talking with Children," shares why it's important to build teacher-student relationships. Read on

Opening the door to meaningful teacher-student relationships

Learn how to establish strong teacher-student relationships using the Teacher Reflection Loop. Read on

New features to help you prioritize connections

Check out the new and enhanced Along features that help you more easily create meaningful interactions with your students. Read on

Authentic teacher-student connections start with small actions

Read more about our recent webinar about how educators are finding the time and resources to prioritize relationship building. Read on

Along is named a 2022 best tool for back to school by Common Sense Education

Common Sense Education lists Along among five tools for emotional wellbeing. Read on

Thanks for coming Along at ISTE!

Recent highlights at ISTELive22 include a panel about how educators can close the connection gap. Read on

Connections can begin with a simple question

Join the July 28 webinar to hear directly from practitioners about how they foster real connections  in the classroom. Read on

Building connections this school year

Prioritize relationships this upcoming school year using the teacher-student connection builder. Read on

Ripple effect of positivity

Educator LaMona Lemarr shares how she is living her own authentic self and how she inspires her students to do the same. Read on