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The ASCD Whole Child Approach to Education

Connect the dots to your students' success. 



The ASCD Whole Child Approach to Education

What is the Whole Child Approach?

Promote Long-Term Development and Success

ASCD's Whole Child approach transitions from a focus on narrowly defined academic achievement to one that promotes the long-term development and success of all children.

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The Five Tenets

Change the conversation about education in your school and community. Move beyond a definition of success measured only by academic achievement. Examine how well your school is serving students through the whole child tenets.

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Resources for the Whole Child

ASCD Whole Child School Improvement Tool™

ASCD's online needs assessment tool is based on the ASCD Whole Child approach to education. Receive a report that details results highlighting key areas where your school is doing well and other areas that need additional support.

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Move from Vision to Action

Bring the ASCD Whole Child Approach to your school or district.

Transform your state, school, or district through the proven ASCD Whole Child approach.