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Confronting Students’ Islamophobia

Amy Vatne Bintliff - March 19, 2015

What do you do when anti-bias teaching strategies are derailed by real, in-the-moment fears? See how one educator responded to Islamophobia in her classroom.

Poetry Challenging Privilege

Peter J. Elliott - March 18, 2015

This high school teacher used spoken-word poetry to inspire a lesson on privilege.

The Poll Results Are In!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - March 17, 2015

The results of our latest newsletter poll are in!

When Racist Acts Obscure Racism

Melinda D. Anderson - March 16, 2015

We rush to identify, punish and isolate the racists—like members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity—without scrutinizing racism.

What We're Reading This Week: March 13

Teaching Tolerance Staff - March 13, 2015

A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.

Teach the News With 'Perspectives'

Emily Chiariello - March 12, 2015

President Obama’s Bloody Sunday speech is now part of the Perspectives Central Text Anthology.

What Is This “Learning Plan”?

Sara Wicht - March 10, 2015

How is a Perspectives learning plan different from traditional lesson plans?

‘Perspectives’ PD—Delivered to Your Laptop!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - March 9, 2015

Get to know Perspectives with our new on-demand webinar!

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