Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
This after-school educator developed a creative set of discussion questions and prompts to help students talk about empathy. Her tools? A young adult novel, the Teaching Tolerance Anti-bias Framework and Perspectives for a Diverse America.
How can educators enfranchise student voices for school improvement? A free toolkit—Speak Out, Listen Up!—offers some try-tomorrow strategies.
How can educators push their students to think past a static understanding of history in developmentally appropriate ways? This teacher offers some insights from his classroom.
A real-life superhero shares his thoughts on the need for diversity in comics.
How educators talk about school climate can play an important role in how students feel about school.
A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.
As sure as October brings pumpkins and pep rallies, TT Director Maureen Costello knows she’ll hear dis-spiriting news about a school’s offensive choice of spirit week theme. Yesterday was no exception.