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What We’re Reading This Week: December 19

Teaching Tolerance Staff - December 19, 2014

A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.

Eyes Wide Open

Peter J. Elliott - December 18, 2014

This teacher reminds fellow educators to pay attention to when their students may be in need.

Working for the Common Good

Dr. Ruth A. Wilson - December 17, 2014

One way to encourage young people to be concerned about the common good is to teach them about “the commons.”

Missteps in Civic Engagement

Jill Silos-Rooney - December 16, 2014

This educator reflects on the importance of identifying missteps in civic engagement projects. 

What We’re Reading This Week: December 12

Teaching Tolerance Staff - December 12, 2014

A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.

The Revolution Will Be Tweeted

Teaching Tolerance Staff - December 11, 2014

This middle school teacher empowered his students to lift their voices in discussions about Ferguson and Eric Garner—by assigning them to tweet.

What a Week for Transgender Students!

Joanna Williams - December 10, 2014

December started off right with expanded rights for transgender students attending public schools.

New Web Package for Teaching Ferguson

Teaching Tolerance Staff - December 9, 2014

Educators are searching for suggestions for how to teach about Ferguson, race and racism. Here’s a collection of resources that can help.

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