presented by: the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

How Whole Child Learning Looks Today

Are academic rigor and an emphasis on the whole child at odds? Research tells us it’s not enough for schools to focus on skills like literacy and numeracy in isolation because a child’s sense of determination, ability to solve complex problems, and physical and mental health all play a role in their success. How does the science of human development guide us to redefine what we mean by rigorous learning environments?



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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Basic Understanding