Robert Pianta

Robert Pianta is the Dean of the Curry School of Education, Novartis U.S. Foundation Professor of Education, Professor of Psychology and founding director of the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning at the University of Virginia. His interests are at the intersections of education and human development. He has done work to change how educators think about teacher-student interactions, and how these interactions contribute to student learning and development.

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Training Teachers in Relationship Building Is Key to Any School Discipline Reform

Reformers and education experts in Washington have spent months debating school discipline policy. But these debates have overlooked a key element successful practitioners have long understood, and...

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