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Life Is About Mixing It Up

Teaching Tolerance Staff - October 31, 2013

Mix It Up participants say the day’s lessons will last for years to come.

Today Is Mix It Up at Lunch Day!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - October 29, 2013

Today is Mix It Up at Lunch Day, and K-12 schools, community organizations and even universities across the nation are mixing it up in unique and inspiring ways.

'Redskins,' Names and Being Named

Dr. Neal A. Lester - October 28, 2013

Controversy over a team name opens a national dialogue about race, identity and what’s in a name.

Making College an Option for All

Allison Ricket - October 24, 2013

Requiring the ACT increases college accessibility—but more support is needed to create a school-wide culture of achievement.

Tell Congress to Mix It Up!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - October 23, 2013

Hundreds of thousands of children will break down social barriers when they Mix It Up on Oct. 29—we think Congress should do the same!

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!

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