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An XQ Toolkit That Makes High School Transformation Possible in Every Community

High School Redesign

An XQ Toolkit That Makes High School Transformation Possible in Every Community

We believe high school transformation is necessary and possible. And, we know, there’s no one way to do it.

10 Social Emotional Learning Tips for Educators in Distance Learning

High School Life

10 Social Emotional Learning Tips for Educators in Distance Learning

Remote learning presents many social emotional challenges for students, but teachers are facing similar challenges. Here's how we can support the wellbeing of our teachers.

A Guide for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning

High School Redesign

A Guide for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning

Interdisciplinary learning empowers students to explore different perspectives and views. Here's how you can get started.

How to Build Strong Relationships with Students Using Culturally Responsive Teaching

High School Redesign

How to Build Strong Relationships with Students Using Culturally Responsive Teaching

Educators across the country are building relationships and empathy with their students, and meeting them where they are. Here’s how.

Actor and Activist Logan Browning Teaches High School Students to Advocate for Change This Election Season

High School & Society

Actor and Activist Logan Browning Teaches High School Students to Advocate for Change This Election Season

We spoke with Logan Browning about how students can get involved this election, even if they're too young to vote. Here's her advice.

Building Caring, Trusting Relationships in a Remote Learning World (Pt. 1)

High School Redesign

Building Caring, Trusting Relationships in a Remote Learning World (Pt. 1)

Building relationships with students through screens is as challenging as it sounds. Here's what we've learned so far from our schools across the country.

Expert Advice on Student Trauma To Help You Help Students

High School Redesign

Expert Advice on Student Trauma To Help You Help Students

COVID-19 has added stress for everyone, but affects students with trauma even more. Learn how you can support your students during these unprecedented times.

Here’s what these D.C. teachers are bringing back from a school visit to L.A.

High School Redesign

Here’s what these D.C. teachers are bringing back from a school visit to L.A.

When teachers can talk about the challenges they face as well as the innovations they’ve developed, real learning happens. Here's what two schools on opposite sides of America have learned from each other.

How To Create Interdisciplinary Projects

High School Redesign

How To Create Interdisciplinary Projects

School disciplines are connected, and interdisciplinary teaching helps students connect the dots. Here's how to create meaningful projects from your students.

7 teacher tips for supporting students who’ve experienced trauma

High School & Society

7 teacher tips for supporting students who’ve experienced trauma

Students who’ve survived early childhood adversity or trauma – such as violence, abuse, or a death in the family – can have unique needs in the classroom. Here are some tips to meet those students where they're at.

4 Students Describe Struggles Many Latinx Students Face

High School Life

4 Students Describe Struggles Many Latinx Students Face

These students discussed their Latinx identity impacts their high school experience. Here's how their school is supporting them.

What is Latinx? Tracing Its History and Defining Its Meaning

High School Life

What is Latinx? Tracing Its History and Defining Its Meaning

The term “Latinx” is becoming more and more common. Let's talk about where it comes from, why it matters, and what it means to be a Latinx student.

8 Inspiring Student Projects to Jumpstart Your School Year

High School Redesign

8 Inspiring Student Projects to Jumpstart Your School Year

Need a few ideas for projects this school year? Here are 8 projects your students will love.

Marginalized Students Deserve Better. Here’s How We Give Them Just That.

High School Redesign

Marginalized Students Deserve Better. Here’s How We Give Them Just That.

It’s easy for vulnerable students to fall through the cracks of an education system that fails its most marginalized students of resources. Here's what one LA school builder decided to do about it.

Four Practical Steps to Deepen School & Community Connections

High School & Society

Four Practical Steps to Deepen School & Community Connections

The answer to rethinking high school might be within your community. Here are how four schools connect students with their communities.

Reflections from the XQ Class of ‘19

Beyond High School Graduation

Reflections from the XQ Class of ‘19

Seniors across the country are reflecting on their high school experience as the class of 2019 is graduating. We asked some of our XQ students to share their reflections.

Treating students like humans

High School & Society

Treating students like humans

The Aspen Institute report shows the crucial importance of social-emotional learning. Here's why it's critical to empower students in high school.

Rising Above: A school builder’s journey towards understanding the needs of at – risk youth in LA

High School Redesign

Rising Above: A school builder’s journey towards understanding the needs of at – risk youth in LA

Da Vinci RISE High was designed around supporting homeless and foster youth in LA. Here's what a school builder has learned along the way.

How an “Our Kids, Our Goals” Approach Works to Support Students

High School Redesign

How an “Our Kids, Our Goals” Approach Works to Support Students

A poster hanging in the hallway between the teacher’s lounge and leadership office reads, “We Signed Up For This.” Here's what that means for the culture and approach of this D.C. high school.

Beyond MLK Day and Black History Month: Making social justice a part of school all year round

High School Redesign

Beyond MLK Day and Black History Month: Making social justice a part of school all year round

This LA high school features Martin Luther King Jr. in curriculum for more than one day – or one month – a year. Learn how this school is using his teachings in a different way.

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