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

Teaching While White

- April 30, 2015

These two educators argue that truly serving all students means confronting racism, privilege and injustice.

Recognizing the Essential Self

Dr. Ruth A. Wilson - April 29, 2015

Check out this educator’s suggestions for recognizing and honoring the uniqueness of each student.

National Premiere of ‘Kumu Hina’

Teaching Tolerance Staff - April 28, 2015

This inspiring documentary is not to be missed! Watch it on PBS and find excerpts in Perspectives for a Diverse America.

When Youth Get to Be Teachers

Liz Clift - April 27, 2015

This afterschool educator empowers her students to step into the role of teacher and share their skills with peers. The outcome? A more positive and inclusive environment.

What We're Reading This Week: April 24

Teaching Tolerance Staff - April 24, 2015

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

When Third-Graders Are Advocates

Noelle Walters - April 22, 2015

This teacher used classroom guidelines as a lens into human rights and responsibilities, prompting her elementary students to take civic action.

Congrats to the 104 Mix It Up Model Schools!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - April 21, 2015

Today, Teaching Tolerance recognized 104 schools (including two outside the United States) for prioritizing respect and understanding in their school communities during the 2014-15 academic year.

Identity-Safe Classrooms and Schools

Dr. Becki Cohn-Vargas - April 20, 2015

As an antidote to implicit bias and stereotype threat, educators can build identity-safe classrooms and schools.

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