Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
Our curricula should not present a narrow, monolithic narrative about black history that omits certain voices and identity groups, such as LGBTQ individuals.
After reading Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing, this teacher is doubling down on his efforts to root the study of literature and written expression in an emancipatory impulse.
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What is the power of communities and organizations coming together to explicitly communicate a common social justice education message? It can grow our collective capacity to make positive change.
Teachers can increase student engagement by consulting with small groups of students about their classroom experience. When students see their ideas being put into action, they become more invested in their education.
Students notice what teachers hang on their classroom walls. That’s one reason this teacher displays anti-racist and anti-sexist posters and buttons.