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Integrating the Whole Child Approach with K-12: Steps Towards a Future for Holistic Learning

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When we talk about holistic learning, it always entails the progressive pedagogy called the Whole Child Approach (WCA). Initiated by the the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), this approach is a fresh take on what holistic education means, taking into consideration all the aspects of a young learner´s journey towards long-term development and success. With its tenets, the Whole Child Approach seeks to create challenging and sustainable learning environments for young learners, shaping them into well-rounded individuals.

Recently, particularly in early-childhood education policy-making and practice, the idea that the WCA represents an incomplete methodology has proliferated. Policy-makers who are against the whole child approach often argue from a practical standpoint: they look at a child and see their education as a sort of investment. This is how they think: if the process of "investing" in a child's education takes too much resources, it s…

SMPF Kids Kitchen Camp: Enhancing Skills of Young Cooking Enthusiasts

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Cooking is more than a passion for me, it is my way showing my love for my family and the people I care for, the joy of seeing someone satisfied with the food I cook is fulfillment for me. These are the same things that I try to pass to my daughter every time I teach her how to cook.

At her young age, she already has the basic skills for cooking and can already distinguish ingredients and dishes that are appealing to her taste.

Aside from teaching her, I give her the opportunity to enhance her skills by going into some classes, and last May 3, 2019, at the 28‘" floor Kitchen Studio of the Makati Diamond Residences (MDR), little chefs-in-the-making got their hands busy at the Kids Kitchen Camp organized by the San Miguel Pure Foods (SMPF) Culinary Center in collaboration with Makati Diamond Residences. On its 24" year.



The annual activity of SMPF Culinary Center aims to instill love and appreciation for food and cooking while introducing various SMPF products that can help i…