In a 2019 study, students who experienced positive learning conditions in a class were 30% more likely to earn an A or B in that class, and those benefits were pronounced for students of color.
Research shows that students are more engaged and successful when they experience certain learning conditions in class, like caring relationships and schoolwork that feels personally and culturally relevant. To read about each learning condition and research relevant to its impact on student outcomes, see Elevate Learning Conditions & References.
Elevate is a powerful, evidenced-based improvement tool that helps teachers gather and act on their students’ feedback in a systematic way. Over multiple cycles of inquiry and action, teachers and students partner together to establish classroom conditions that improve student engagement and learning outcomes.
More than 75% of teachers improved classroom learning conditions when they used Elevate over multiple cycles of inquiry and action, and those learning conditions are strong predictors of academic engagement, success, and equity.
To learn more about why and how Elevate was created—and to learn more about its impact—check out these papers and videos:
Read: Measure Learning Environments, Not Just Students, to Support and Development
Read: How can schools support academic success while fostering healthy social and emotional development?
Review: Papers cited for each Elevate learning condition.
Watch: 2022 Elevate Showcase to hear about the impact of Elevate directly from students, teachers, instructional leaders, and researchers.