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Taos Institute Newsletter
November 8-11, 2018 (Pre-conference workshops Nov. 7-8)
STAN and the FOUR FANTASTIC POWERS
We are excited to present the first book on Appreciative Inquiry for Children.
Stan and the Four Fantastic Powers presents readers with a new way of looking at their world and the possibility of becoming change agents. Appreciative Inquiry encourages the use of positive questioning, collaboration, curiosity, and creativity, using the AI 4-D cycle represented through Stan’s Four Fantastic Powers:
• ME Power: discovering strengths• SEE Power: dreaming future possibilities• WE Power: working as a team to develop goals and a plan• DO Power: delivering the plan
Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM): A Research Manual
by Natasha A Rascon and Stephen Littlejohn
Taos Institute Publications, 2017
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Communicating Possibilities: A Brief Introduction to the Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM)
by Ilene C. Wasserman and Beth Fisher-Yoshida
Taos Institute Publications, 2017 See more at:
Lifescaping Project: Action Research and Appreciative Inquiry in San Francisco Bay Area Schools, Edited by Rolla E. Lewis, Ardella Dailey, Greg Jennings, Peg Winkelman
Download now for free! - https://www.taosinstitute.net/lifescaping-project
Disarmed Warriors: Narratives with Youth Ex-Combatants in Colombia, by Victoria Lugo, By Victoria Lugo
Download now for free! - https://www.taosinstitute.net/disarmed-warriors
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From Mirroring to World-Making: Research as Future Forming
A new article by Kenneth J. Gergen - Winner of the 2014 Essay Competition, Independent Social Research Foundation, London, UK (In press: Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour)
Positive Aging Newsletter
International Journal of Collaborative Practices - Issue 7 now available!
Visit: http://collaborative-practices.com to read the journal and join the mailing list.
Welcome (Bienvenidos) to the International Journal of Collaborative Practices. The Journal brings together members of a growing international community of practitioners, scholars, educators, researchers, and consultants interested in postmodern collaborative practices. The Journal provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and stories from practitioners, researchers and scholars who utilize collaborative principles in their daily work and disciplines. This forum is intended to help preserve, produce, promote and value dialogical and relational processes and practices which generate new opportunities for collaboration -- toward contributing to greater success in our working and living together locally and globally.
Brief Encounters from the Taos Institute are a way to share constructionist ideas with you. Each month a member of the Taos Institute board of directors or an associate will share an idea or experience that might be an inspiration for you and others. To view past issues of Brief Encounters Click Here