Components of Pedagogies of Flourishing You might be interested in pedagogies of flourishing if you: Care about the wellbeing of your students more than you care about the content of your discipline Recognize the whole student, including physical, mental, spiritual and emotional lives, personal history, social contexts, life experiences, etc. Value process as much as (or perhaps more than) product Aim to help students find their voices and build their sense of agency Value the self as subject of inquiry (including noticing and discernment) in addition to course/disciplinary content Honor interdependence  Challenge objective truth claims as forms of domination Consider the relationships between awareness and action Encourage collaboration rather than competition Are comfortable with emergent outcomes Use processes for intention-setting and reflection to book-end experiences Teach students to apply concepts to their everyday lives Recognize the power of education to cultivate dispositions in addition to delivering content and developing skills Encourage students to use their learning process to transform society in socially just ways Believe that education should be transformational