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Many teachers in the United States will include a lesson on Emmett Till as an introduction to the civil rights movement or as part of their Black History Month plans. This year, it’s time to modify the lesson.
Looking for straightforward information about executive orders to share with your students? Teaching Tolerance Director Maureen Costello breaks it down.
Educators are fielding questions from students about recently issued executive orders on immigration, refugee resettlement and a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Here are some suggestions for how to best answer students.
A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.
When this teacher saw how devastated her feminist student group was by the 2016 election, she decided to do something to make them proud. She decided to march.
The Human Rights Campaign's post-election survey of more than 50,000 young people highlights the November election's damaging impact on youth.
How do you teach current events in a highly politicized climate in which facts have alternate versions and newspaper editors have worn out the thesaurus looking up synonyms for lie?
When this literature teacher completes a book with her class and hears a student say, “Reading this makes me happy I am an American,” she flips the script.