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According to ASCD. The 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.

The ASCD Whole Child Approach has five tenants that are listed below.  Click on the image to access the pdf associated with the tenant.

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    Tenant #1  -  Healthy
    Each student enters school healthy and learns about a healthy lifestyle.
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    Tenant #2 -
    Safe
    Each student learns in an environment that is physically and emotionally safe for students and adults.

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    Tenet #3 - Engaged
    Each student is actively engaged in learning and is connected to the school and broader community.

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    Tenant #4  -  Supported
    Each student has access to personalized learning and is supported by qualified caring adults.

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    Tenant #5 - Challenged
    Each student is challenged academically and prepared for success in college or further study and for employment and participation in a global environment,