The Life Talk Show

The Life Talk Show

Conversations to Enrich and Empower Your Life

Life Talk Show Episode 13: Educating the Whole Child

Many say that our children do not graduate prepared to truly succeed in the world. Are schools too focused on mere academics, always “teaching to the test”?

How can our children’s education change so that they experience more skills like problem solving, personal communication, empathy? Can our schools embrace the ethical, social, and cognitive needs as well?

We talked with three guests:

Hans Wilhelm, one of America’s foremost author/illustrators of children’s books.
Theresa Tillinger tells us about how her students helped to build a new school in Kenya,
and Dr. David Martin tells us how vitaln it is to “think about our thinking”