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Callie Evans is a teacher and cheerleading coach at Monroe Comprehensive High School in Albany, Ga. She and her colleague Audri Williams rapped about virtual learning and the COVID-19 pandemic in popular music videos on Instagram. Callie Evans/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Researcher Hunter Gehlbach found that helping students and teachers find things in common improved academic outcomes. iStockphoto hide caption

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In The Classroom, Common Ground Can Transform GPAs

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Sam Venable teaches music at Langston Hughes Elementary in New Orleans. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Hot Jazz, Cool Teacher: How One New Orleans Man Fosters Greatness

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