Ecospirituality: A Teacher’s Path Toward Wholeness and Wellness
Keywords:holistic education, spiritual pedagogy, Ecopedagogy, nature-based education, biophilia, Ecospirituality, spirituality in education, environmental education, ecological identity
This article describes the tenets of holistic education as understood by the researcher while also synthesizing research that underscores the role of spiritual and ecological pedagogy as key facets of the holistic education landscape. Likewise, it emphasizes the transformative power of spiritual and ecological identity development as bridges towards wholeness. Finally, this paper investigates the cross-section between spiritual and ecological identity development, known as Ecospirituality, and suggests it as a tool for teacher wellness and perhaps student and societal wellness.