Establish peer support systems for students to encourage each other and help each others’ progress and success

Taking class time to build peer collaboration and support is essential to student success. Being explicit and intentional about pairing and grouping students and providing protocols they can use when working together will help them learn that they can rely on each other, learn from each other, and keep each other accountable.

Explore Student Experiences Throughout the School Year

Click on each critical period to explore student experiences.

Strong Start


Keeping Up


Midterm Reset


Exam Prep


Due to varying school schedules and contexts, the exact timing of the critical periods will differ by school and even by class. The months provided are a guide for where teachers should be looking for experiences based on time of year.

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