Resources & Tools

Looking for resources to develop the skills and habits that support students in their learning across all subject areas?  The mastery of non-cognitive student agency skills and habits has been noted as essential for students’ long-term academic and career achievement, and they can provide a means for closing the achievement gap. The resources in this database span a range of strategies and systems that help students develop these skills. Searches can be filtered according to skill area, area of impact, and type of resource.

academic strategies



Student uses learning strategies and resources to follow directions and show quality work.

Student organizes, plans, studies, and completes homework to present best effort.

Student knows strengths and needs and takes action to become a better learner.

Student communicates learning needs, takes responsibility and demonstrates persistence to achieve goals.

Student applies social-emotional awareness & social skills to work well with others.

Skill Areas
Areas of Impact

Classroom Set Up and Routines

This document assists our new teachers in their classroom set-up by identifying the key classroom structures and routines that are common and expected in our school. 

academic strategies, Self-Advocacy

SCARF Classroom Environment Planning Tool

This planning tool helps teachers organize their classrooms and classroom systems to ensure students feel safe to take risks, share, and work together.

Collaboration & Community Skills, Self-Advocacy, Self Awareness & Growth Mindset

Time Management Questionnaire

This document guides students in analyzing how they used their time after they track that usage for 1 week.

Self Awareness & Growth Mindset, academic strategies, Academic habits

Time Management Weekly Log & Plan

This document gives students the opportunity to monitor and then plan their time usage so that they can begin to manage it more effectively.

academic strategies, academic habits, Self Awareness & Growth Mindset

Online Grade Check

This document scaffolds students in the skill of checking their online grades and advocating for themselves with their teachers.

academic strategies, Self Awareness & Growth Mindset, Self-Advocacy