Whole Learner News

Whole Learner News2020-10-15T07:42:56-04:00

Whole-Learner Approaches are Key to Student Success

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage, schools across the country continue to face monumental challenges — from providing safe and supportive learning environments, to adopting effective remote and hybrid education models, to addressing the needs of children affected by illness, economic hardship, and trauma.

Whole learner approach seeks to remove barriers, reduce inequity in education

Transcend Education’s Ryan Hall grew up in Longmont and is a product of St. Vrain Valley Schools and the University of Colorado at Boulder, but early in his teaching career he decided to dive into one of the toughest educational environments in the country as a Teach For America corps member in New York City in 2007.

Don’t Miss the Upcoming Fireside Chats on Advancing Whole-Learner Education

Join us for virtual fireside chats. We'll discuss how we can work to transform our country's education system to better meet the needs of all students, and what can be done to ensure that every young person can develop the breadth of skills that they need to thrive, both in school and in life.

America Forward Launches Whole-Learner Education Initiative with Release of Whole-Learner Education: A Policy Roadmap to Student Success

Today, America Forward, the nonpartisan policy initiative of pioneering venture philanthropy organization New Profit, launched Advancing Whole-Learner Education - a new initiative aimed at deepening public engagement and expanding federal support for whole-learner approaches to education.