the global connections course
All programs start with the global connections course.
For all project participants aged 17+, the online course will introduce you to the project and connect you with a global prime action community.
For students 6-16, the place-based course will be taught by your teacher/mentor. Teachers./Mentors will have completed the online course and the optional Teacher Education course.
The word ‘prosocial’ describes an orientation toward the welfare of others and society as a whole. It might be directed toward family and friends or the social acceptance of all people.
The Prosocial ARC Process can best be understood as a process of wisely managed cultural evolution. It brings together cognition, cooperation, and culture into a flexible framework that can be used to help groups improve collaboration and cooperation in different contexts
The Core Routines of Nature Connection are things people do to learn nature’s ways. They aren’t
lessons. They aren’t knowledge. They are learning habits. Shifting our mental habits into these Core Routines of Nature Connection comes as second nature to all human beings.
This way of knowing was not born a few hundred years ago, or even with the rise of civilization thousands
of years ago.
Converging wisdom from Indigenous peoples' philosophic traditions with scientific and ethical understandings of contemporary modern thought has yielded new understanding of universal indigeneity, citizenship and our place in living systems.
Indigenous peoples' and ecologists' knowledge traditions converge with the largest political, environmental and social context available to humans: the Universe.
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 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?
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.