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COMMUNITY STORIES

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THE HUMAN CONDITION

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THRIVE 2100

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  teacher education programs 

TEACHERS GRADES 1-12

  • 8 hour online program + the global connections foundation course

    • Introduction to each of the three curriculum content areas

    • Preparing the outdoor learning environment

    • Coordinating and communicating with the Global learning community 

PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS & COMMUNITY EDUCATORS

  • 40 hour online program & 1 week practicum + the global connections foundation course

    • Pedagogocial methodologies in the three curriculum content areas

    • Global team cohort lesson design project

    • Teaching team participant at a Thrive 2100 Experience 

    • Curriculum content design in each of the three curriculum content areas

GLOBAL LEADERSHIP INTERNS

  • 40 hour online program & 12 week practicum + the global connections foundation course

    • Curriculum content design in each of the three curriculum content areas

    • Pedagogocial methodologies in the three curriculum content areas

    • Global team cohort lesson design project

    • Workshop curriculum design place-based lessons and create learning envionments

    • Elder mentoring 

    • Team leader at a Thrive 2100 Experience 

1. COMMUNITY STORIES

Partnerism: A socio-economic system that values and rewards caring for one another, nature, and our collective future.

  1. Narratives & Language

  2. Moral Courage

  3. Gender Relations

  4. Storytelling for Change

  5. Economic Relations

  6. Regenerative Households

  7. Family & Childhood Relations

  8. Knowledge Coexistence

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Storytelling for Change develops skills for using stories to deliver messages that affect audiences and shape attitudes for social change. Learn how building empathy and developing characters can offer multiple perspectives on complex problems. Social change happens when listeners or viewers identify with messages delivered through a protagonist they identify with. Learn how to craft a story that develops empathy and delivers impact.

."Diversity Without Division" introduces you to the Moral Courage Method, a deeply researched and highly practical framework for turning contentious issues into constructive conversations. 

  • You want to promote emotional and psychological well-being in your environment, whether with colleagues, students, or their families.

  • You're ready to move beyond theories and equip yourself (as well as other learners) with practical tools for fostering inclusive, innovative spaces.

  • You wish to improve your own interactions and relationships

2. THE HUMAN CONDITION

In this content area, we are interested in how all humans can develop the conceptual understanding and adaptive flexibility needed to live a valued and prosocial life.

  1. Global Thriving Goals

  2. Child Development

  3. Cross-Species Comparisons

  4. Governing The Commons

  5. Ancient Ancestors

  6. Cultural Diversity

  7. Our Minds

  8. Cooperation Games

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We are scientists, teachers, and students working together  to reimagine and cultivate a new direction for evolution and sustainability education . 

We are exploring how interdisciplinary perspectives in evolutionary anthropology  can serve as a foundation for understanding and improving our everyday lives and global society.

The ProSocial Core Processes combine a perspective on and critical and dialogical understanding of both the structures of our world (political, economic, environmental, cultural, spiritual, etc.) and the fluid movement of forces that act to sustain those structures in hegemonic equilibrium.

3. THRIVE 2100

The core routines of nature connection, tracking, awareness, and life skills, are learning habits that benefit all of us and our communities.

  1. Trees

  2. Birds

  3. Hazardess Species

  4. Motivating Species

  5. Tracking

  6. Plant Nutrition

  7. Ecology

  8. Bush Skills

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Two-eyed seeing encompasses looking at the problem by seeing the big picture—how various components interact—while also deeply studying each component.

We want our teachers to reflect defining characteristics of Two-eyed Seeing such as:

  • Valuing all perspectives

  • Blending and merging Indigenous and Western ways

  • Strength-based approach

  • Togetherness and co-learning

  • Leaving the world a better place

The Art of Mentoring in Nature Connection.

What does it mean to be mentored in the ways of nature?
How do people change when they develop deeper awareness of the environment?
How can you be a better mentor for positive personal and societal change?

CONNECT & REGENERATE INTERNS

The Global Intern Program is a full time intercultural residential training, travel and practicum program for students 18+.  After completing the Foundation and Teacher Training courses, students join an 8 week intern practicum at a regional training centre. Scholarships are available.

Practicum Dates

  • S/E Asia                    December/January

  • Canada                    May/ June

  • Europe                     March/ April

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