I never studied Whole Child education in a classroom and never learned about it in my Broad superintendent training. Instead, I learned Whole Child from children: my own kids, and the 47,000 students of the Sacramento City Unified School District, where I arrived as a newly-minted Superintendent in August of 2009.
Bees are amazing creatures. Did you ever think that they are a lot like the best versions of us? They work together towards a goal. Each member of the hive is meticulously taught their role in the community which they fulfill with precision, accuracy and skill.
The final statement in the article Are we wired to learn? begged for a sequel to propose possible solutions to overcoming barriers that impede the ability to fully develop brain compatible learning opportunities for students.