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Whole Education: A New Direction to Fill the Relevance Gap Raja T. Nasr

Whole Education: A New Direction to Fill the Relevance Gap

Raja T. Nasr

Published August 1st 1994
ISBN : 9780819196101
Paperback
144 pages
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 About the Book 

To a fast growing number of secondary school students, education seems to be losing its relevance. The remedy could very well lie in Whole Education, which represents a movement, a direction, a trend, an orientation, an attitude, and a new education mind-set that deals with knowledge, skills, attitudes, and emotions in a fashion that is not unrelated to the whole life and circumstances and conditions of individual students. This book suggests ways to bring about a more relevant and meaningful education for individual students and a safer, happier, and more dynamic life in society. Contents: Foreword- Preface- Introduction: What is it all About?- What is Whole Education- Whole Education and the Learner- Whole Education and the Teacher- Whole Education and the Curriculum- Whole Education and the Language Arts- Whole Education and the Social Sciences- Whole Education and the Life Sciences- Whole Education and Mathematics- Whole Education and the Liberal Arts- Whole Education and School Administration- Whole Education and the Community- The Implementation of Whole Education- Conclusion- Notes and Selected References- Index- About the Author.