Friday, October 20, 2017

Why Holistic Education is Important to Every Child


Education has always played a huge role in molding everyone into better persons. As a parent, it is one of the greatest gifts you can give to your children. You need to ensure that they get proper education to be able to achieve their dreams and become successful in the future.



Holistic education is what every child needs these days. This type of education is one that helps them develop their whole self mind, body, and spirit. The holistic perspective also means supporting their entire well-being and that they can be taught in a more fun, exciting, and natural way. It prepares children to become well-rounded adults and at the same time to empower them. In addition, there are numerous schools that offer this kind of education nowadays, like the CBSE schools in Abu Dhabi that ensures quality education for all students. It is also used in countries like Singapore, Japan and India.

So, here are some reasons why holistic education is important to every child:

Holistic education prioritizes physical health and well-being
One of the best takeaways of holistic education is the improvement it brings to children’s health. It actually focuses on the activities that develop children’s physical well-being, such as exploring the outdoors, learning sounds and letters, and playing with friends. Also, when children are healthy and they eat proper food, they can easily learn.


Holistic education involves others
Once your children are enrolled in a holistic school, part of the curriculum would be extending children’s learning in a wider community, including family members and other people. Holistic education invites families to share stories, talk to people, as well as get to know other families and staff of the school. This way, your children can interact with more people and learning becomes a social activity then.


Holistic education integrates values
With holistic education, children are more exposed to important values in life. Their well-being is always considered in the learning process, so their confidence and other internal values are easily developed. They will eventually learn how to offer help, wait for their turn, and share with others. These might be simple values, but these got a high impact on every child’s life. Knowing that your children has these values will make you feel proud as a parent.
 
Holistic education teaches creativity
New ideas come from creativity. By being creative, you can have the power to gain new things and apply these through an innovative way. However, you won’t be able to become creative unless you are not open to other concepts. Through holistic education, children can hone their collaborative and creative skills in activities, including drama, music, visual arts, dance, and debate.

As the world continues to change, education also needs to keep up. Holistic education can be of great help in building children’s personality, character, and skills. So, if you want your children to get the best education, be sure to consider this holistic approach. You will be able to witness the positive impact and benefits of this type of education and you will never regret it. Your children will certainly grow as confident, skilled, and better individuals.


20 comments:

  1. Good job to your baby girl who is all grown up now, I totally agree with you about the holistic activity for the young generations. This way it could give them more meaning in their life and at the same time gain more friends.

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  2. I think this is a great way for kids to learn and end up becoming all around better people. Every kid deserves that.

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  3. My children attended a Christian school when they were growing up and I'm so glad they did. They loved their school and I'm so glad we chose that route.

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  4. Seems like more of the private schools are doing this more and more which is wonderful. Public schools need to do some catching up.

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  5. Holistic education does sound like a great way to learn. I don't believe my children's schools do this though, but I still feel like they're getting a good education.

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  6. We did homeschooling for our kids up until high school age. I love the education they got, much more rounded and diverse.

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  7. I hope m kids are getting as good an education. It is great to have mind, body and spirit taught and encouraged.

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  8. My kids go to a public school now but we are looking at a holistic school in our area. We are strongly considering switching them over to a holistic school in the near future.

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  9. I agree, this is a wonderful way for children to learn and it should be included in the educational system more.

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  10. It develops everything that a child needs especially as they grow up and find out what they want in life. I think it's the best way to bring out a child's capabilities and talents.

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  11. Our children nee to be well educated. So many places have been failing kids and I would love to see changes like this being made.

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  12. It's really important to bring out the best in our kids while they grow up and this kind of education is something that would help with that. It hones their abilities and makes them more confident to share it with the world.

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  13. I agree, education should be adjusted according to our time especially since a lot has changed through the years. This kind of education definitely molds kinds into better individuals. I love it!

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  14. Education is so important and I can't wait for my baby girl to study but land up having fun as well. If I do what my parents did to me, life is gonna be great.

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  15. Holistic education is indeed the need of the hour. Kids need to be exposed to all round development to help them develop into well rounded personalities.

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  16. I do agree that Holistic education is needed for kids. Just to help them become well rounded.

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  17. It does sound like a better way to learn! A balance of everything is so important!

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  18. Holistic education sounds wonderful and it's something I actually practise with my own boys. We're always outdoors, playing with friends, being active and talking about feelings, etc. It's a lovely style of learning.

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  19. I totally agree with holistic education! It is very promising and helps kids prepare for their future in a better way.

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  20. I also agree that children should enjoy learning things not just in academics but also help them in their personality and creativity. Holistic Education sounds a great option for us.

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