Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
After regretting her response to a student’s body-image concerns, this teacher plans to use her own body struggles to offer a stronger response next time.
In this Q&A blog, education researcher Kate Shuster asks Sarah Shear of Penn State University-Altoona about how indigenous history is taught in U.S. classrooms and why many states’ standards need to be revamped.
The application window for the 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching is open! Read how this award has impacted Barrie Moorman, a 2014 awardee.
A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.
This afterschool educator discusses how historical fiction is an effective tool to teach youth about underrepresented people and identities in classrooms and in U.S. history textbooks.
Allyship cannot involve checklists. According to this white educator, “The walk—the movement toward allyship—is ongoing.”
Educators have an ethical obligation to teach accurately about Thanksgiving. Here are some online resources that can help.