The Whole Child Approach to Education

This website from ASCD provides information, resources, and advocacy tips to promote a whole child approach to education. Resources include the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child brief, which was developed through a partnership between ASCD and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and calls for a collaborative approach to address children’s learning and health using a whole child framework. The site includes examples of communities and schools that have adopted a whole child approach and information and tips on how to get involved in local, state, and national efforts to center the whole child. The site also includes a blog, a podcast, and an online needs assessment that districts can use to identify and address areas of growth toward a whole child approach.