A place for educators to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools

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.

Tackling Biases about HIV and AIDS

Liz Clift - November 21, 2013

Educators need education, too, especially when it comes to supporting students with HIV and AIDS.

Time to End the Game

Allison Ricket - November 20, 2013

When it comes to the damage inflicted by racist mascots and sports posturing, apologies are not enough. 

Mixing It Up at Any Age

Monita Bell - November 19, 2013

The Montpelier Senior Activity Center expands Mix It Up to include lifelong learners.

Busting ELL Myths

Nichole Berg - November 18, 2013

Safety Helps Overcome Stereotypes in This ESOL Class

“I Am Not My Hair”: Identity as Cultural Costuming

Dr. Neal A. Lester - November 15, 2013

“Dressing up” as another race or culture is problematic—even if it’s “art.”

Building Bridges, Not Roadblocks

Jim Hiller - November 13, 2013

Plan family-teacher conferences that focus on the future, not the past. 

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