An Introduction to the Whole Child

Free PD Online® Course

Thank you for your interest in ASCD’s free PD Online Course, “An Introduction to the Whole Child.”

In this course, you’ll learn how the ASCD Whole Child Approach works in relation to a school’s climate and culture, building and teacher leadership, curriculum and instruction, assessment, classroom strategies, and more. Compare and contrast your current professional practices with the Whole Child Approach through assessments, articles from Educational Leadership, original readings, videos featuring noted education experts, and applications to implement new ideas for sustainable classroom and school improvement.

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