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Welcome to Understood for Educators

Learn how Understood for Educators is working to empower teachers to help students who think and lea…

Evidence-Based Literacy Strategy: Elkonin Sound Boxes

Learn how to teach students to use Elkonin boxes or sound boxes, an evidence-based literacy strategy…

Video: See UDL in Action in the Classroom

How can you implement Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in your classroom? Watch a video to see ho…

7 Ways to Respond to Students With Empathy

When you respond to students with empathy, it helps build mutual trust. Explore seven techniques tea…

Using Compassionate Curiosity to Drive Empathy

Learn more about compassionate curiosity, a practice from trauma-informed teaching that asks teacher…

Teacher-to-Teacher: Use a Daily Warm-Up to Build Empathy

Looking for a way to practice empathy and build relationships with students in just a few minutes? T…

Evidence-Based Math Strategy: Fraction Number Lines

Are your students struggling with fractions? Learn how to teach students to use a fraction number li…

What Is Universal Design for Learning (UDL)?

UDL stands for Universal Design for Learning. UDL lessons are designed in flexible ways to meet the …

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