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Author Miller, John P.

Title International Handbook of Holistic Education
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018
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Contents International Handbook of Holistic Education- Front Cover; International Handbook of Holistic Education; Tittle Page; copyright Page; Dedication; contents; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Preface: Educating the Whole Person by John P. Miller; The Whole Child; Nature; Holistic Teaching and Learning; References; PART I: Foundations: Introduction; The Gateway to Holism; Natural Holism; Cultural Holism; Holism and the Soul; Notes; Chapter 1: Holistic Education: A Brief History; Indigenous Education; The Axial Age; Rousseau-Pestalozzi-Froebel; Tolstoy; The Transcendentalists; Summerhill/A. S. Neill
Montessori Education/Waldorf EducationHumanistic Education/Transpersonal Education; Holistic/Wholistic; Holistic Education Today; References; Chapter 2: Experiencing Nets of Holism through the Threshold Body; Visible and Invisible Nets; The Threshold Body and Deep Subjectivity; Surrendering to Experience; References; Chapter 3: Beauty and Learning; Beauty in Science; Beauty as Catalyst in Teaching and Learning; Beauty From the Inside Out; Beauty Through Presence; Note; References; Chapter 4: From a Deeper Place: Indigenous Worlding as the Next Step in Holistic Education; The Need to Go Deeper
The CAT-FAWN ConnectionHow to Use CAT-FAWN to Access Indigenous Worlding2; FAWN; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 5: Eastern Philosophy and Holistic Education; Perennial Philosophy as a Foundation for Holistic Education; Izutsu's Reconstruction of Eastern Philosophy; Five Dimensions of Reality; The Way of Awareness; References; Chapter 6: Care of the Soul in Education; Paideia; Intimate Learning; The Modern Distaste for Mysticism and Emotion; Education Takes Place Anywhere and Anytime; When Soul is not Included in Learning; The Teacher's Soul; Splitting the Teacher-Student Pattern
The CobraWalking: Nature-Mindfulness-Belonging; Beautiful Environments: Space-Peace-Aesthetics; Conclusion; References; Chapter 9: Sustainable Peace for the Planet; Confluence of Aims: Holistic, Sustainability, and Peace Education; Holistic Education Aims; Sustainability Education Aims; Critical Approaches in Sustainability Education; Peace Education Aims; Reflections on Teacher Education and Educational Leadership Preparation; References; Dedication; Acknowledgment; Chapter 10: Core Reflection: Nurturing the Human Potential in Students and Teachers; Theoretical framework
The Teacher as Doctor of the SoulReferences; PART II: Teaching-Learning-Curriculum: Introduction; Chapter 7: Addressing the Needs of the Whole Child: Implications for Young Children and Adults Who Care for Them; Holistic Education; Challenges in the Current Context; Holistic Education: Nurturing the Parts While not LosingSight of the Whole; Implications for Young Children's Nurture and Education; Implications for Adults Working with Young Children; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8: Moving the Spirit: Holistic Education and Young Children; Methodology as Assemblage; Yoga: Body-Mind-Spirit
Summary Providing a comprehensive overview of holistic education's history, conceptions, practices, and research, this Handbookpresents an up-to-date, global picture of the field. Organized in five sections, the Handbook lays out the field's theoretical and historical foundations; offers examples of holistic education in practice with regard to schools, programs, and pedagogies at all levels; presents research methods used in holistic education; outlines the growing effort among holistic educators to connect holistic teaching and learning with research practice; and examines present trends and future areas of interest in program development, inquiry, and research. This volume is a must-have resource for researchers and practitioners and serves as an essential foundational text for courses in the field
Notes The Core Reflection Process
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Holistic education.
Interdisciplinary approach in education.
Asian Initiatives in Holistic Education.
Bruce Novak.
Caring practices.
Community Building.
Conceptual Perspectives.
Contemplative Education.
Cooperative Learning.
Creative Thinking.
Critical Thinking.
EDUCATION -- Aims & Objectives.
EDUCATION -- Multicultural Education.
Embodied Learning.
Environmental Education/Earth Education.
Higher Education.
History of Holistic Education.
Holistic Assessment and Evaluation.
Holistic Education Inquiry and Research.
Holistic Education Program Development.
Holistic Learning.
Holistic Schools: Equinox.
Holistic education.
Human Development.
Inclusive Practices re: Gender.
Indigenous Education.
Innovative Research Methods.
Integrated Curriculum/ Interdisciplinary Curriculum.
Interdisciplinary approach in education.
John P. (Jack) Miller.
Kelli Nigh.
Marni Binder.
Peace Education.
Qualitative Research.
Research on Mindfulness.
Sam Crowell.
Social Justice Education.
Teacher Education.
The Whole.
Waldorf Schools.
holistic education.
Form Electronic book
Author Binder, Marni J.
Crowell, Sam.
Nigh, Kelli.
Novak, Bruce.
ISBN 1315112396