Authentic conversations will lead people to reflect on their own thinking and transform their perspectives to include that of others.
The Conflict Resolution Group Foundation, Philippines
Dialogue challenged us to think more deeply about the class topics. Talking about our own thoughts and experiences in relation to the topic also challenged us to think about our own views and articulate them more clearly.
Gordon College, Massachusetts
The thing that always feels like magic to me—and I’ve used it in several meetings that I’ve had since—is how the practitioners start by setting out pacts or agreements.
Union of Concerned Scientists, Massachusetts
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EP in the News: Revving up the ‘curiosity engine’ in inclusive class discussions
“Dialogue shifts the focus from the teacher as the source of all information to the students as the co-creators of ideas, conversation and curiosity,” John Sarrouf tells District Administration. “And the moment you know that it’s working is when a student turns toward another to ask a genuinely curious question to understand more about what the other student has said.”