Topic: Society

Can there be Courage in a World without Vulnerability?

Woman leaping over cravass at sunset

This lesson explores the definitions of courage and the definition of a lesser discussed word: vulnerability. Through a series of questions the lesson is geared to get students thinking about a possible connection that exists between vulnerability and courage. It challenges the stigma often associated with vulnerability in society, while encouraging students to embrace taking risks and leaning Can there be Courage in a World without Vulnerability?

One Rule Game

Photograph of a circle of students engaged in a lively philosophical discussion

This exercise attempts to give students the opportunity to formulate rules that they themselves would choose to be governed by. It explores the rules that they, as a community, would agree upon. And it tries to implement these rules in the classroom setting so as to test their viability in the crucible of real-world experience. One Rule Game