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Commemorating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Sara Wicht - December 9, 2013

On this important anniversary, integrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into your classroom reading instruction.

Teaching Courage in a Postmodern World

David Knight - December 6, 2013

Students need historic context to connect activism of the past to social issues in the present.

Where Learning Happens

Matthew Swoveland - December 4, 2013

For some marginalized students, profound learning happens in the space between lessons.

Tanenbaum Webinar Helps Educators Plan for Holidays

Sara Wicht - December 3, 2013

Teaching Tolerance and Tanenbaum team up to tackle the “December Dilemma.”

Why Do Teachers Quit?

Adrienne van der Valk - December 2, 2013

We asked your best advice for improving job quality and retaining teachers. Your answers reinforced the need for social justice in schools.

Choosing Other Words

Liz Clift - November 27, 2013

This teacher was prepared for her ‘speak up’ moment—and you can be, too!

Disarming Education

Matthew Swoveland - November 26, 2013

Focus teacher training on transformative education—not handgun use.

Rock Your Mocs Spotlights Native Identity

Adrienne van der Valk - November 25, 2013

Three years ago, a young activist used social media to put her idea into practice. Now her effort to honor Native people is an international event—and it keeps growing.

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