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A fair amount of research has been coming out highlighting the importance of students feeling a sense of “belonging” at school, and I’ve previously shared quite a bit of it.

Today, Ed Week wrote about yet another piece of research (see Students Who Feel They Belong Are Less Likely to Bully, Study Finds) and I decided it was finally time to create a related “Best” list.

I’m adding this post to my collection of SEL-related lists, as well as adding it specifically to A Very, Very Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Bullying — Please Suggest More.

You might also be interested in The Best Resources On Developing A Sense Of Community In The Classroom.

In addition to the Ed Week post from today, here’s what I’ve shared:

NO SURPRISE: STUDY FINDS THAT EDUCATORS WHO “DON’T SEE COLOR” HARM STUDENTS OF COLOR

Mindsets and the Learning Environment: Evidence from half a million students on the importance of belonging in schools is from The Mindset Scholars Network.

How Being Part of a ‘House’ Within a School Helps Students Gain A Sense of Belonging is from MindShift (that’s in The Best Resources For Learning About Small Learning Communities list).

Students’ Sense of Belonging: What the Research Says is from Ed Week.

TEACHER MINDSETS is a report from Future Ed.

Dread the Holidays? Feasting Together Might Actually Help is from The NY Times.

The Value Of “Belonging” – At Work Or At School

How to Teach Online So All Students Feel Like They Belong is from Greater Good.

STUDY FINDS ONE-THIRD OF U.S. FIFTEEN YEAR-OLDS FEEL DISCONNECTED FROM SCHOOL – & THAT WAS BEFORE THE PANDEMIC

Belonging Now: What It Takes to Create the Conditions for Belonging is from The Mindset Scholars Mindset.

A social-belonging intervention improves STEM outcomes for ESL students is from Eureka Alert.

New Study Suggests “School Belongingness” Is Key To Encouraging High School Student Motivation

Videoconferences more exhausting when participants don’t feel group belonging is from Science Daily.

What Does It Take to Build a Culture of Belonging? is from The Harvard Business Review.

Structures for Belonging is a new report from The Student Experience Research Network.