While the social problems that surface with extreme disagreements loom large, history shows that the best learning happens through disagreement that is collaborative, inquisitive, and fearless. We teach skills that support productive disagreements.
We are an education non-profit organization spun out of the Harvard University Department of Philosophy. We leverage thousands of years of pedagogy from philosophy and front-edge education technology to offer a portfolio of courses and programs that teach productive disagreement as an embedded part of academic and professional communities.
Studying the psychological conditions under which students and the general public can be prepared for clear reasoning and systematic listening. TA is contributing as expert consultants.
Developing a cutting-edge course teaching reasoning skills through deep philosophical questions for a worldwide audience, in partnership with Harvard's Norman E. Vuilleumier Professor of Philosophy Dr. Edward Hall.
Building a new standard of professional education for teachers, professors, and institutional leaders in our core methods. Also partnering with HGSE staff to innovate the way professional courses are designed, marketed, and delivered.
The largest study of its kind to test the impact of argument mapping on college students’ reasoning skills. HWA is the core instructional tool used in the study. The goal? To lay the skills students need to take advantage of campus dialogue and achieve academically.