Whole Child Resources


Whole Child Grant Information

Whole Child Grant Timeline

Whole Child Grant Application 

Sample Whole Child School Improvement Goal 


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The ASCD 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."


External LinkASCD Whole Child Website

This ASCD website has the most comprehensive information.  From this site, you can learn more about the Whole Child approach, locate schools implementing whole child education. explore what works, make a case for Whole Child Education, and explore each of the Whole Child tenets:

  1. Healthy
  2. Safe
  3. Engaged
  4. Supported
  5. Challenged
  6. Sustainability

External LinkWhat is ASCD's Whole Child Initiative?

PDF Document"Making thecase for Educating the Whole Child (ASCD)"

External LinkWhole Child Education- What Works (ASCD)

PDF DocumentIndicators for the 5 Whole Child Tenets (poster format-ASCD)

PDF DocumentASCD Educating the Whole Child/School Improvement Brochure

PDF DocumentEducating the Whole Child at Yew Chung International School (ASCD July 2013 Education Update)

PDF DocumentAligning Health and Education in Today's Economic Context (ASCD July 2013 Education Update)

External LinkReflecting on How We Learn, Teach, and Lead (ASCD Whole Child Newsletter, August 2013)

External LinkWhole Child School Improvement Tool (ASCD)

External LinkSign up to receive the ASCD Whole Child monthly newsletters

External Link ASCD Archived Whole Child Monthly Newsletters

External LinkASCD Whole Child Resources

External LinkAdditional Whole Child Resources

Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model (WSWCWC)

The Big Picture Document

Benefits of Providing Health Services

Building Health Services Assessment

Cost of Services for Buildings/Districts

"Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child:  A Collaborative Approach to Learning and Health" External Link  

PDF DocumentASCD Model : "Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child:  A Collaborative Approach to Learning and Health"