Community and Connectedness
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Community & Connectedness

Embrace social and emotional learning (SEL) strategies to foster equity, while building community and connectedness.

Connect With Colleagues

Learn about why it is so important to connect and build positive relationships with colleagues and six ways to build those connections.

15 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Connect With Families

Explore how to better connect with the families of the students you support and why it is so important.

Best Practices 15 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Help Students Connect and Reconnect

Discover ways to connect with your students, form relationships with them, and help them reconnect and form relationships with one another.

Best Practices 15 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Develop Global Collaborators: Connect Your Students to Classrooms Around the World

Explore how to connect your students to classroom around the world to help them become effective global collaborators.

Best Practices 13 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Invite Virtual Guest Speakers to Engage and Inspire Students

Explore how to invite virtual guest speakers to engage and inspire your students.

Best Practices 22 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

“R” You Ready to Recharge? Tips for Teacher Self-Care

Explore 12 ways to recharge and take care of yourself.

Best Practices 20 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Manage Your Teacher Workload in a Remote-Learning World

Explore strategies to reduce your teacher workload to save time and effort.

Best Practices 20 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Establish a Positive Teacher Presence in Your Virtual Classroom

Explore strategies for maintaining a positive presence to keep students engaged and informed in your virtual classroom.

Best Practices 15 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Connect Positively With Families

Explore five tips for communicating and connecting with families in order to develop a positive home and school partnership.

Best Practices 17 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

The AVID Open Access Back-to-School Toolkit

Explore resources, tips, and strategies to help you prepare for the start of the school year regardless of format (face-to-face, remote, or hybrid).

Best Practices 6 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Address Academic Gaps

Review these five strategies for addressing academic gaps when students return in the fall.

Best Practices 8 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Embrace Differences and Establish Community

Find resources and strategies to help you embrace differences in your classroom and promote equity.

Best Practices 7 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Build Classroom Community to Support Your Students’ Social and Emotional Needs

Develop strategies to establish relationships and build a positive classroom community for your students.

Best Practices 11 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Honor and Celebrate Students During Live Remote Learning

Learn how to celebrate your students to cultivate relational capacity in a remote-learning environment.

Best Practices 3 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

Recognize Students and Celebrate Together

Discover ways to honor and recognize students’ accomplishments during either face-to-face or live virtual-teaching sessions.

Best Practices 13 min Grades K-12 Resource by: