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THE THIRD SIDE
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Teach about the Third Side

Among all the Thirdsider roles, none may be more important than that of Teacher. The Teacher plays the key role in the construction of a culture of peace, one in which even our most serious disputes are handled not on the basis of force and coercion but of mutual interest and coexistence.

University Curriculum
For those who are interested in teaching about the Third Side to university students click below to download a printable PDF version of this draft curriculum, created by Joshua N. Weiss, Ph.D.
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Download College Curriculum (PDF) - Updated April 2003

High School Curriculum
For those who are interested in teaching about the Third Side to high school students, click below to download a printable PDF versions of this draft curriculum, created by Joshua N. Weiss, Ph.D.
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Download High School Curriculum (PDF) - Updated April 2003

Craig Angus from the Dawson School created a "Third Side Activity" for his high school students. The Third Side Conflict Resolution Activity is a an opportunity for students to learn and practice a wide variety of skills and abilities including public speaking, debate, listening, thinking on your feet, note taking, working in groups, questioning and reflecting. The focus of the activity is on the conflict between Palestine and Israel.
Download Third Side Activity (PDF)

Simulation
There is a Third Side simulation created by Joshua N. Weiss, Brian Blancke, and Chang In Shin. It was published in the book Must We Fight and can be downloaded here. Download Simulation (PDF)

Third Side Presentation
The following PowerPoint presentation is a high level overview of What is the Third Side.
Download Presentation on the Third Side (PowerPoint)

Third Side Stories and Case Studies
Stories and case studies are also available for you to use in your classroom to support your curriculum. Go to 3S Stories and Case Studies

Comments/Suggestions
Your comments and suggestions about any of the teaching materials are most welcome. Please email us at info@thirdside.org.

Exercises Needed!!
We also are always looking for exercises and simulations for helping people of all ages learn to exercise the power of the Third Side. You can either post them in our Idea Exchange: Share 3S Teaching Materials or email us at info@thirdside.org.