A place for educators to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools

Busting ELL Myths

Nichole Berg - November 18, 2013

Safety Helps Overcome Stereotypes in This ESOL Class

“I Am Not My Hair”: Identity as Cultural Costuming

Dr. Neal A. Lester - November 15, 2013

“Dressing up” as another race or culture is problematic—even if it’s “art.”

Building Bridges, Not Roadblocks

Jim Hiller - November 13, 2013

Plan family-teacher conferences that focus on the future, not the past. 

Kindness Isn’t Just for Elementary School

Allison Ricket - November 12, 2013

World Kindness Day is a great opportunity for all educators to integrate SEC skills into their curricula.

Enough is Enough—But What Now?

Adrienne van der Valk - November 7, 2013

A Florida suicide raises sobering questions about how to stop bullying.

Body Talk

Seth Carreno - November 6, 2013

What does your body language communicate to students? 

Promises to Black Boys—Kept and Broken

Adrienne van der Valk - November 4, 2013

American Promise explores the complexities of black male identity in education.

Teachers Can Be Bullied Too

Teaching Tolerance Staff - November 1, 2013

Students aren’t the only people who experience bullying in schools. 

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