What Is Enrichment in Education?

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Enrichment in education refers to the climate and environment that a student experiences in a classroom or at a school. Enrichment is measurable, and there are several ways to further the enrichment of students.

Some strategies in order to help students become better enriched include more physical activity to develop motor skills, coherent complexity as opposed to chaotic complexity, social support in the school and home as well as the community and sufficient time to learn. Other factors include challenging learning, good nutrition at home and school and the ability to manage stress levels before they have the ability to become a problem.