A healthy lifestyle means having an active approach to maintaining and improving health, both physical and mental. This area includes exercise, biorhythm regulation, healthy diet, stress management, sleep cycles, mental well-being, and understanding one’s emotions.
This area develops a positive attitude towards nature and a sense of responsibility for one’s environment, including energy and water conservation, recycling, reducing waste, exploring the natural world, conducting experiments, and appreciating diversity in nature.
Autonomic capabilities are qualities relating to self-governance, decision-making, motivation, responsibility, creativity, critical thinking, intuition, and self-acceptance. This area is closely related to social-emotional competence, helping an individual relate to themselves in a healthy way.
This area develops competencies of many varieties in social-emotional growth: emotional awareness, regulation, understanding, empathy, naming emotions, tolerance, conflict resolution, and handling negative emotions. These skills enhance interpersonal relationships as well as all other areas of life.
Physical development is the progression of gross and fine motor skills during childhood. Various physical activity and exercise enhance these skills and affix motor memory in everyday life. This area also includes laterality, or strengthening the connection of the left and right brain hemispheres.
Hygiene & Safety
Hygiene covers effective ways to protect oneself from illnesses, like regular washing, proper food preparation and storage, and healthy daily habits. Safety covers protecting oneself in different environments, such as handling dangerous situations and strategies for seeking help.
The field of Academics represents the core subjects taught in formal schools. This includes Mathematics, Science, Arts, and Language, which are broken down into different fields, such as Chemistry, Counting, Music, or Writing.
History & Culture
History & Culture provide explanations of “how” and “why” things happen in our world, including both conceptual theories of the universe and concrete facts about the material world, and the knowledge of different cultures, religions, beliefs, and mythologies.