Here is a copy of the Fall Update for Connecting Generations.
An article about Connecting Generations as it relates to the Circle of Courage model of Positive Youth Development was accepted for publication in the Reclaiming Youth International Journal. However, the journal is being discontinued so here it is:
Circles of Courage
Here is a short video of the progress that 2 students have been making in learning to sign:
Tell me, Show me, Let me do it…
In preparation for our elearning course we completed the editing of 2 videos this summer: Weaving a Mentorship and Surrendering to Spontaneity
2 Grade 12 students are learning American sign language as part of an independent study project. Their teacher is a community member who has kindly volunteered to give them a 7 week course followed by helping them to prepare for an evaluation of what they have learned.
There is already lots going on with Connecting Generations this year, enough for several posts..!
The GISS intergenerational Writers’ Group started a new project, Strong On The Inside this week, funded by the B.C. Arts Council, the Salt Spring Arts Council and SD 64 and with art materials provided by Opus Supplies in Victoria and refreshments offered by Country Grocer. 9 youth and 4 adults attended our first meeting.