Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
Teaching students about the role children have played in the march for civil rights—historically and today—is just one of many ways teachers can bring the Women’s March into the classroom.
What makes 20th-century political theorist Hannah Arendt’s analysis so relevant to our times, and what might educators gain from studying her works?
Exploring our differences does not divide us; it highlights our identities and reveals our shared humanity.
The news has been abuzz with the term sanctuary city since President Trump issued an executive order on the matter. Attorney Naomi Tsu, who directs the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Immigrant Justice Project, explains exactly what sanctuary cities are.
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.