Tuesday, March 28, 2006

The Whole Child

[23 March 2006 - ASCD] What happens if despite all our emphasis on leaving no child behind, we fail to inspire children to move forward? Proficiency in basic skills and adequate yearly progress are not the only measures of success. A comprehensive approach to learning supports the development of the whole child—one who is healthy, knowledgeable, motivated, and engaged.

Plus: What Does It Mean to Educate the Whole Child?
In a democratic society, schools must go beyond teaching fundamental skills.

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