Creating a Positive Learning Environment
When students’ mental, emotional, and physical needs are met, they’re more likely to love school—and they learn more.
January 14, 2019
This video is part of our How Learning Happens series, which explores teaching practices grounded in the science of learning and human development.
Schools That Work
Van Ness Elementary School
Codman Academy Charter Public School
Edutopia developed this series in collaboration with the National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development, with support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
For related information, please see the National Commission’s report “From a Nation at Risk to a Nation at Hope.”
Special thanks to the Science of Learning and Development Initiative, Turnaround for Children, Learning Policy Institute, American Institutes for Research, and EducationCounsel.