“Educating the Whole Person”
The following four dimensions of human experience can be used to design a flow of instruction that maximizes the potential for student participation in the learning process. Each of the four dimensions contains three parts that will be further elaborated throughout the site. Use them to diversify the learning experience.
A wholistic learning framework develops the whole person through physical, spiritual, psychological, and eco-social learning dimensions. Click on a section below to start your discovery or use the contact form to send a question or suggestion.
Capacity to intake and process stimuli both internally and externally
Ability to perform movement and motion including speech, eye contact
Mechanisms of intentional change
Conscious Being “awake”
Awareness of self-existence as in a meditative state. Being without action
Dream-state, imagination, observing the observer (or choosing to not)
The global mind sensing external atmospheres.
Critical thinking, structures of processing, understanding
Critical feeling, identification of (not with), appreciation
Decision-making, will-power, self control
(eco) Social development explores the context of humanity including
Unity, love, interconnectedness of all things
Ecosystems and interactions. Food and waste.
Social norms and structures. Government/family.
Wholistic Learning Framework – All Resources
- A Quest for the Abolition of Man - When the ‘Tao’ becomes a product of the educational system, it no longer has the power to keep mankind from destroying himself through utter submission to natural and irrational impulses. These will be exercised by a few over all the rest in a haphazard manner that invites no judgement of good or evil because these concepts in themselves are open to being shaped by those who happen to be in power at the moment.