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The Danger of Censoring Our History

Maya Lindberg - September 25, 2014

Students and educators in Jefferson County, Colorado, are pushing back against their school board’s proposal to whitewash U.S. history.

What the Heck are “Vines?”

Joanna Williams - September 24, 2014

Teaching Tolerance is on Vine! Find out how you can use this network in your classroom.

Mark Your Calendars! Webinars with Michelle Alexander

Teaching Tolerance Staff - September 23, 2014

Teaching Tolerance is honored to host two webinars with Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow.

Using Banned Books to Address Race in Class

Ashley Lauren Samsa - September 22, 2014

Observe Banned Books Week with books that can help your students process racial issues constructively.

The Activist Award Essay

Lauren Porosoff - September 19, 2014

To close an English unit on social activism, this teacher had her students reflect by recognizing and writing about the activist potential in their classmates.

Gear Up for Mix with “Mixers”

Teaching Tolerance Staff - September 19, 2014

Deepen the impact of Mix It Up at Lunch Day with these pre-Mix activities!

Mix It Up Any Way You Can

Teaching Tolerance Staff - September 12, 2014

Regardless of how, when or where your school does lunch, you can make Mix It Up happen!

The Fall Issue Has Arrived!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - September 11, 2014

Check out the Fall issue of Teaching Tolerance magazine!

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