How Learning Happens Video Series
Edutopia – the brainchild of award-winning filmmaker George Lucas – is a trusted source shining a spotlight on what works in education. Showing people how they can adopt or adapt best practices, Edutopia tells stories of innovation and continuous learning in the real world. In their video series How Learning Happens, Edutopia explores how educators can guide all students, regardless of their developmental starting points, to become productive and engaged learners.
Filmed pre-COVID, Edutopia highlights two major components of the WINGS program: the power of role models and the impact of social emotional learning on academics.
Scaffolding Academics with Social Emotional Skills in the Afterschool Space
The often-overlooked hours after school can be a great opportunity to build in lessons around self-regulation and decision-making.
Showing a Path to the Future Through Role Models
Research shows that when organizations hire staff that reflects the demographics of the children they serve, it can have a powerful impact.