The Whole Child Approach
Each child, in each school, in each of our communities deserves to be healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. That's what a whole child approach to learning, teaching, and community engagement really is.
Find School And Community Examples
Use our interactive map tool to find examples of schools and communities worldwide that are implementing a whole child approach to education.
Explore What Works
Together, research, practice, local needs assessments, and a commitment to collaboration create a roadmap for what works to educate the whole child. Get the resources you need to identify and address challenges in educating the whole child.
Make the Case for a Whole Child Education
Make the case for why we need to educate the whole child now. This free resource provides critical research and real world examples of education policies and practices that ensure students are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged.
May 2, 2013
What are the implications of this new poverty for schools, many of which have seen drastic changes in the populations they serve and their communities? what new—and old—solutions are you using to support learning?
The Annie E. Casey Foundation recently looked at new data available at the community level and found five major data points that highlight the wide reach of high-poverty areas and the impact they have on us all.
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May 6–10, 2013
ASCD's Whole Child Virtual Conference is a free, online virtual conference that offers educators around the globe sessions to support your work to implement and sustain a whole child approach to education.
April 24, 2013
We look to principals and heads of schools for leadership and support as we are asked to do more with less for our students. As leaders, learners, advocates, communicators, and developers, principals face complex challenges.