I. What Should Education Accomplish?
learning how to think and know

II. Knowing About Knowing
how do people know?

III. The Value of Knowing
is knowing useful?

IV. Inquiry
is there something to find out?

V. Analysis
can analysis be worthwhile?

VI. Inference and Claim
what do I know?

VII. Argument
is there a point to arguing?

VIII. Educating Effective Thinkers
are unexamined beliefs worth having?

Mailing address:, Box 119, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, 10027

Director: Deanna Kuhn
Professor of Psychology and Education
Teachers College, Columbia University
212-678-3885, 914-395-0008[f]

Project associates:
Rick Cheney, David Dean, Sam Franklin, Jared Katz, Anita Krishnan, Wadiya Udell

Web Developer: David Dean

The Education for Thinking Summer Institute
26-28 June 2003
Goals and Methods for the Middle School