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Fostering Constructive Dialogue

Our psychology-based educational tools help people discuss complex and divisive topics with ease, even when they disagree.

What is Constructive Dialogue?

A form of conversation where people with different perspectives try to understand each other — without giving up their own beliefs — in order to work together. Learn More

Our Featured Product

Perspectives

The only offering in the constructive dialogue field proven in effectiveness through randomized controlled trials (RCT).

What's Included

  • 8 interactive online lessons that weave together psychological concepts with practice scenarios
  • Adapts based on learners' responses, meeting them where they are and making them feel heard
  • 4 guided peer-to-peer conversations
  • A dashboard to track learners' progress and quiz scores
  • Customizable settings that allow you to use the full program or "build your own" experience
  • Free to educators!
Featured Product

Constructive Dialogue and Elections

An Educator Guide to Engaging Students

Elections present engaging learning opportunities for students! The tips, practices, and activities in this guide will allow students to practice skills that support life-long learning, and think critically about themselves, others, and their place within our U.S. democracy.

Featured Product

Conversation Simulator

Have you ever wished you could have a difficult conversation do-over? Well, now you can!

Our Conversation Simulator teaches three science-backed strategies for navigating difficult conversations and enables you to practice them through a personalized interactive online simulator.

In this 10-minute interactive program, you’ll learn and practice the following:

  • Establish a collaborative goal
  • Get curious
  • Tell a personal story

Measurable Impact

Our research-backed solutions have a track record of creating meaningful impact for students and professionals at scale.

870+
Institutions
56%
of Learners Improved Communication Across Differences
65%
of Educators Recommend

Who We Serve

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Higher Education
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Workplace

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