Relationships Character development is a relational process. Character is a construct that links the person positively to his or her social world.
Relationships are the foundation of character.
—Tuft’s Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development
Research clearly reveals that few factors in K-12 education have a greater impact on students’ educational experiences than a caring relationship with teachers.
— James Comer, professor of child psychiatry at Yale University, notes:
“No significant learning can occur without a significant relationship.”
About CERC Videos
Edward DeRoche, Ph.D.
Character Education Resource Center, Director