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

Combating Course Content Segregation

Jill Silos-Rooney - October 22, 2013

An LGBT student’s gratitude reminded this instructor to include diverse voices in her teaching all year.

The Story of Learning

Nichole Berg - October 21, 2013

This literacy unit allows ESL students to understand their learning styles while helping the school better understand their students.

The Countdown Begins!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - October 18, 2013

Some last-minute considerations for the final days leading to Mix It Up!

Seeing Themselves in Books

Jim Hiller - October 17, 2013

Take a cue from this teacher during National Book Month— audit your classroom library!

Rethinking Parent-Teacher Conferences

Allison Ricket - October 16, 2013

Making the conference experience more supportive to families ultimately benefits students.

Stop and Think

Maureen Costello - October 14, 2013

Most people want to be kind, but many reject being politically correct. Here are three rules that can help you be both.

Looking Beyond Oct. 29

Teaching Tolerance Staff - October 11, 2013

Help tolerance and inclusion last. Plan follow-up events to Mix It Up at Lunch Day!

Keep Kids Visible

Liz Clift - October 10, 2013

Kids disappear from schools and communities every day. This teacher does all she can to keep them where she can see them.

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