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Whole-Child Development, Learning, and Thriving: A Dynamic Systems Approach

The newly released book, “Whole-Child Development, Learning, and Thriving: A Dynamic Systems Approach,” written by Turnaround for Children Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Pamela Cantor, M.D., along with Richard LernerKaren PittmanPaul Chase, and Turnaround Chief of Staff, Nora Gomperts, is now available.

The book discusses the science of whole-child development, learning, and thriving through a dynamic systems theory lens, focused on relationships and the collective contexts children experience throughout their lives. Using the the science of learning and development, the authors uncover fallacies that drove the design of the American public education system and propose the creation of new learning environments where all children can thrive.

Order a physical copy

Read an introduction from Turnaround President and CEO, Brigid Ahern

Read the Foreword, written by Todd Rose