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What’s Happening To Conversation In College Classrooms?Forbes|December 11, 2022The Constructive Dialogue Institute works to foster open and respectful dialogue across differences and to build inclusive cultures on college campuses.
How to Defuse a Classroom Conflict: Make It More ComplexThe Chronicle of Higher Education, Caroline Mehl, Jonathan Haidt, PhD|November 29, 2022Five practices to help students break through all the binary thinking.
Addressing Misinformation’s Impact on Public Finance JobsGoverning|November 20, 2022To bridge divides within local governments, GFOA and the Constructive Dialogue Institute are piloting a program to help officials talk about divisive topics.
Successful classroom discussions begin long before anyone speaksEdSurge, Mylien Duong, PhD, Jake Fay, Ed.D|November 18, 2022Classroom discussions help engagement and learning, so find out how instructors can get started in facilitating respectful debate among students.
Research, online program designed to help government admins bridge political divideAmerican City & Council|November 15, 2022A new report and online program published this week is designed to help public administrators bridge the political divide.
Post-Midterms A Study Shows an Online Learning Program Can Decrease Polarization in Local GovernmentsCambriae Lee|November 14, 2022CDI and GFOA released a joint research study, Bridging Political Divides in Local Government, recommending ways to enhance cooperation within local governments.
Discussing Politics in Classrooms Is an Opportunity for Growth, Not DivisionEliza O'Neil, Ed.M, Jake Fay, Ed.D, EdSurge|November 7, 2022Constructive dialogue can maximize the educational opportunity that elections present. Here's how high school educators can engage students around elections
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