Schools of Opportunity
Edited By: Adam York, Kevin Welner, Linda Molner Kelley
Publication Date: January 27, 2023
A Holistic Approach to Student WellbeingEducation and schooling do not begin and end with academics or learning objectives; instead, they also include relationships with students that center an understanding of who and how they come to be learners in their particular learning spaces and within their communities. Questions from this holistic perspective might include: What does it feel like when a school treats students as family? What community assets and supports could enhance our school? What do students enjoy, need, and want for their schooling experience? What aren’t we addressing? Which people and programs can help students thrive in and beyond the classroom?
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