To educate the whole child means to consider all of his or her needs when implementing lessons and establishing a classroom climate. It is essential that schools and teachers understand that all areas of development are connected and provide students with opportunities to grow and develop cognitively, emotionally, and academically. Schools must put the whole child in perspective when making important policy and curriculum decisions in order to ensure that they are caring for the whole child.
This guide covers:
- The Whole Child Approach and how to implement it
- Giving students opportunities to develop cognitively, emotionally, and academically
- How to make policy and curriculum decisions with the whole child in mind