How To Use Holistic Education In The Classroom
Holistic education means treating the student as a whole person and recognizing that they have a life outside the classroom. When teachers can incorporate and be empathetic to students lives before and after school, they will connect with students on a deeper level and be able to teach them even more.
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Evan is a credentialed social studies teacher.
He worked in special education, mainly with kids with emotional disabilities.
Evan enjoys mindfulness and mediation and has brought that into his classroom.
Holistic Education means treating the person as a whole.
We need to pay attention to what's going on outside the classroom.
Look for ways to integrate the approach- connect on a deeper level.
Holistic Education takes a lot of work.
Get to know your students personally. Design the classroom so it's open and conducive to sharing.
Providing a sage, open environment is key.