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

Introducing 'Civil Rights Done Right'

Teaching Tolerance Staff - November 17, 2014

Our new publication, Civil Rights Done Right: A Tool for Teaching the Movement, helps educators give this important history the coverage it deserves. 

Children’s Rights are Human Rights

Scott Hirschfeld - November 17, 2014

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin?” 

What We're Reading This Week: November 14

Teaching Tolerance Staff - November 14, 2014

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

“Boys Know What Girls Want”: Messages in Popular Music

Dr. Neal A. Lester - November 13, 2014

Do boys know what girls want? You might think so if you believe everything you hear in pop songs.

We Still Need Diverse Books

Noelle Walters - November 12, 2014

A third-grade teacher shares how she uses diverse picture books to surround her students with mirrors and windows—and to combat implicit biases.

What We’re Reading This Week: November 7

Teaching Tolerance Staff - November 7, 2014

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

When Students Teach

Peter J. Elliott - November 6, 2014

A high school teacher shares how amplifying student voices and encouraging risk-taking can create teachable moments for educators. 

How Do I Ask That?

Sara Wicht - November 5, 2014

Encourage students to respectfully ask questions and make statements about other belief systems.  

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