The Power of Relationships in Schools

Research shows that students who feel safe and supported by adults at school are better able to learn.

Our How Learning Happens video series explores teaching practices grounded in the science of learning and human development. To see more, visit

This series was produced by Edutopia in collaboration with the National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development ( with support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (

Special Thanks:
The Science of Learning and Development Initiative
Turnaround for Children:
Learning Policy Institute:
American Institutes for Research: