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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.

What We’re Reading This Week: December 5

Teaching Tolerance Staff - December 5, 2014

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

Defensive About Diversity Trainings

Liz Clift - December 3, 2014

How do you respond to co-workers who do not recognize their own privileges? An after-school program staff member shares her experience.

Talking With Students About Ferguson and Racism

Kathleen Melville - December 1, 2014

This teacher believes it’s crucial for white teachers like her to seek out productive ways to talk about race and racism with students.

What We're Reading This Week: November 26

Teaching Tolerance Staff - November 26, 2014

A special edition of What We're Reading This Week featuring stories related to recent events in Ferguson.

Teaching About Religion in the Elementary Classroom

Sara Wicht - November 25, 2014

Sign up today for a webinar cohosted by Tanenbaum and Teaching Tolerance. 

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