Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
Sometimes teachers have to think outside the box to reach students. This educator found his work requires great expansion.
Understanding a student’s culture and religion requires reflection and a willingness to meet in the middle. That’s culturally responsive teaching.
In this class, privileged students are looking at history in their local community and assessing the truth about “us” and “them.”
A new lesson series will help educators bring contemporary immigration into the classroom without the burdensome political issues.
Every conversation, commercial or website is a potential teaching tool, even an offensive Joan Rivers “joke.”
Students need guidance in navigating social media, especially when it’s being used to bully and silence their peers.
Many schools are offering civil rights trips over spring break. Find out how you can engage students in your communities and across the country.