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“Say Yes” Again

Liz Clift - August 16, 2013

Critical literacy can expose the assumption that whiteness is “normal” and provide students support for talking about difficult topics.

Fourth graders and the 14th Amendment

Trevor Barton - August 15, 2013

Reading the U.S. Constitution prompts students to consider equality issues in their own lives.

Fostering Biophilia

Allison Ricket - August 14, 2013

Environmental awareness isn’t just about facts; emotional development plays an important role. 

Start Planning Now: Hispanic Heritage Month

Caitlin George - August 13, 2013

Cultural celebrations give students a chance to shine and benefit schools all year long.

The Watsons Go to Birmingham…and Montgomery

Lisa Ann Williamson - August 12, 2013

A classic young adult novel—set in the civil rights era—comes to the small and big screens.

Protect Campus Diversity

The Supreme Court has upheld affirmative action but, one educator points out, we still have a long way to go to achieve equity in college admissions.

History Class Practices Speaking Up

Teaching Tolerance Staff - August 8, 2013

A history class offered an opportunity to model speaking up against bias.

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