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Elevate

Elevate Student Voice and Learning

Elevate is a unique professional learning program for teachers. Over multiple Elevate cycles, teachers partner with students to create conditions that catalyze motivation, accelerate learning, and foster social-emotional development.

How Does Elevate Work?

Elevate is a unique professional learning program for teachers. Over multiple Elevate cycles, teachers partner with students to create conditions that catalyze motivation, accelerate learning, and foster social-emotional development.

Shared language for student engagement.

Realtime, actionable feedback for teachers.

Guides & protocols for collaboration.

Disaggregated data for monitoring impact.

Access to a growing, national collaborative.

Students are more engaged and successful in class when key conditions are present. Elevate helps educators optimize those conditions through:

Why Elevate?

Implement the selected strategies. Then start a new cycle to assess impact & keep growing.

4. Improve & Repeat

Consult practice guides and protocols to decide what new practices to test out.

3. Select New Practices

Timely reports reveal the learning conditions in each class and how they are changing.

2. Reflect on Feedback

A 5-10 minute, customizable survey shows how students experience each class.

1. Elevate Student Voice

Elevate is not something that's additional. It's something that gives you a framework; to put into action things that you're probably already doing as an educator.

Shan Carter
SEL Specialist, Instructional Coach
Guilford County Schools

Research

Elevate builds on decades of research which shows that positive learning conditions catalyze engagement, accelerate learning, and create more equitable outcomes. In fact, students are 2x more likely to earn As and Bs in math with optimal learning conditions.

Ready to Get Started?

Elevate Case Study: West Buffalo Charter School

Teachers at West Buffalo Charter School made school-wide improvements across six key learning conditions.

The Elevate Community in Action

First launched at Stanford in 2017, today Elevate is used in over 180 schools across more than 25 states.

District Support

"This is a program that we've engaged in that is really giving us the data, that is really putting our money where our mouth is."

Teacher Support

At the Elevate Showcase, Ms. Feineis explains how she uses student feedback to accelerate learning.

Student Feedback

"…[students] like to know that our input is being appreciated… that validation is very reassuring."

Veteran teacher, Shannon Feineis, shares recommendations for implementing surveys like Elevate to highlight student voice and support positive learning experiences.

Edutopia: 6 Steps for Implementing Student Surveys

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Sign Up for Elevate Basic

Elevate Basic is perfect for a group of 1-10 motivated, self-facilitated teachers. This free option enables teachers to survey students 3-8 times and receive timely, class-level reports with disaggregated survey results and trends. Teachers use Elevate’s self-service support portal to access resources and find answers to commonly asked questions.

Questions

Do you have questions about what learning conditions are, program setup, how to lead an Elevate community, and more? 

I wanted to get authentic feedback from my students to help better my craft, and to better help them in the learning process.

Staci Durnin
6th Grade Teacher

New York, NY

Sign Up for Elevate Basic

Elevate Basic is perfect for a group of 1-10 motivated, self-facilitated teachers. This free option enables teachers to survey students 3-8 times and receive timely, class-level reports with disaggregated survey results and trends. Teachers use Elevate’s self-service support portal to access resources and find answers to commonly asked questions.

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