Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
This educator wants young people to know that a small group of organized, passionate and hardworking people is behind a national movement.
When this teacher, then a closeted lesbian, heard her students using the word gay negatively, she had to choose between playing it safe and genuinely fostering an inclusive classroom culture.
Here are some suggestions for teaching about diverse beliefs—religious and nonreligious—in classrooms where that type of diversity might not be present.
A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.
What do we mean by the “American Dream”? This educator has some ideas for meaningfully engaging students with this topic.
An after-school teacher uses trivia to get her elementary students thinking about the world around them—including civil rights history.
Our schools are critical tools for helping newly arrived immigrant students adjust to their new homes. What’s the best way to know how to help? Listen.