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On the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter From Birmingham Jail,” people around the world join with the Birmingham Public Library to read King’s powerful defense of civil rights activism.
Indigenous oral cultures use call and response to ensure that information is transmitted from generation to generation. Teachers should include this technique in their culturally responsive toolkit. Read why it works.
Teaching Tolerance named 63 schools across the nation as Mix It Up Model Schools today for their exemplary efforts to foster respect and understanding among their students and throughout campus during the 2012-13 school year.
Inspired by a TED Talk, a teacher mobilizes his entire school community to plant an urban garden.
Use first-graders’ commitment to fairness to help them connect with the modern civil rights movement.
Students at a leadership conference initially were reluctant to try Zumba, a Latin dance fitness class, but ultimately realized it could build a positive body image—and be fun!
When Idaho Rep. Brent Crane characterized Rosa Parks as a champion of states’ rights in a recent debate, it was a troubling sign of what happens when a nation doesn’t work hard to remember its history.