Are You Prepared to Teach our Immersion Course? (Summary: Faculty Development Meeting)

There are many opportunities to teach at Creating the Future, all of which center around what it looks like when we put Catalytic Thinking into action. The Continuum of Potential is one aspect of Catalytic Thinking that especially informs our education programs. The Continuum is a framework that helps us know where people are in reaching for … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Curriculum Development: Catalytic Listening Meeting #2

On February 3, 2016 Creating the Future’s Faculty Team met to continue crafting the second course in our new curriculum… Catalytic Listening. And as we do with everything at Creating the Future, we are using the framework of Catalytic Strategy to develop that program! (To follow this process from the beginning, Meeting #1 is here.)  The video … Read more

New Curriculum: Classes that Bring Out the Best in Everyone!

For the past year, Creating the Future has been developing a whole new curriculum, to provide deep immersion into the various practices that make up our Catalytic Thinking framework. The following is an update, an announcement, and most especially an invitation! Background Since 2009, the cornerstone of Creating the Future’s programs has been immersion education. … Read more

Curriculum Development: Catalytic Listening Meeting #1

On January 27, 2016 Creating the Future’s Faculty Team met to begin crafting the second course in our new curriculum – Catalytic Listening. And as we do with everything at Creating the Future, we are using the framework of Catalytic Strategy to develop that program! What will learning / teaching Catalytic Listening make possible? For whom? … Read more