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TT Recognizes 77 Mix It Up Model Schools!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - April 8, 2014

Flash mobs, super heroes and sticky note wars: Those are some of the fun activities planned by a few of the 77 Mix It Up Model Schools that Teaching Tolerance named today. Model Schools went above and beyond the annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day to promote inclusion, empathy and acceptance in their school communities throughout the 2013-2014 academic year.

Got Talent? Make Change!

Lisa Glenn - April 7, 2014

Students, like adults, need to feel as if their talents and interests are valuable to their communities.

Improving the Feedback Loop

Jason Drwal - April 3, 2014

Making families an active part of the educational process isn’t just about making them feel included; it is a critical practice that can help children connect and feel safe in the classroom.

Coexist: Lessons from Rwanda

Mishy Lesser - April 2, 2014

Coexist, a film about post-genocide Rwanda, can help you cultivate a more peaceable classroom, where upstanders outnumber bystanders and where compassion overcomes othering.

Study Proves TT Magazine Improves Health and Happiness

Teaching Tolerance Staff - April 1, 2014

What could be better than getting something for nothing? Getting something awesome!

One Life is Too Many

Steffany Sorensen Moyer - March 31, 2014

Want to do your part to make schools safer? Use National Youth Violence Prevention Week as a starting point for year-round planning.

Complexities of Complexion

Nichole Berg - March 28, 2014

By outward appearance, this writer looks white—but she doesn't see herself that way.

Teach the Movement Better with TT's New Guide

Teaching Tolerance Staff - March 26, 2014

Most states’ social studies and history standards don’t provide a full picture of the civil rights movement—some barely mention it at all. Our new guide supports educators in raising the bar locally and inspiring widespread change in how students learn the movement.

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