Category Archives: Education Curriculum

Words that Unintentionally Bring Out Our Worst

As we’re crafting the second course in our new curriculum – Catalytic Listening – we have been talking about creating “cheat sheets” as reminders. One of those sheets will include a list of words and phrases that inadvertently not only fail to bring out the best in ourselves and others, they actually bring out the…

Class Development: Turning “Conditions for Success” into Learning Objectives (Meeting #3)

On February 17, 2016 Creating the Future’s Faculty Team continued crafting the Catalytic Listening course in our new curriculum. The video of that 3rd meeting is below.  Where we are in the process: Meeting #1: We established what this class has the potential to make possible, and for whom. Meeting #2: We established the pre-conditions for success that…

Catalytic Listening Class Development: Conditions for Success (Mtg #2 Summary)

On February 3, 2016 Creating the Future’s Faculty Team met to continue crafting the Catalytic Listening course in our new curriculum. The video of that 2nd meeting is at this link. The following is a summary of that meeting.  (To follow this process from the beginning, Meeting #1 is here.)  Catalytic Thinking 102: Catalytic Listening Cause-and-effect conditions for…