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

New Curriculum from Teaching Tolerance!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - September 9, 2014

It’s here! And it’s FREE! Introducing Perspectives for a Diverse America

How Does the Anti-bias Framework Fit into Perspectives?

Teaching Tolerance Staff - September 9, 2014

Learn more about the Teaching Tolerance Anti-bias Framework and using it to write essential questions.

How Do Central Texts Fit into Perspectives?

Teaching Tolerance Staff - September 9, 2014

Learn more about the central texts and how they provide “windows” and “mirrors” for students.

How Do Integrated Learning Plans Fit into Perspectives?

Teaching Tolerance Staff - September 9, 2014

Learn more about how the Integrated Learning Plan builds critical literacy—and meets the requirements of the Common Core.

Brain Game Time!

Amy Vatne Bintliff - September 8, 2014

Game time is being cut in exchange for increased direct instruction time in reading and mathematics. But research shows that games actually nourish the brain—and one teacher uses them daily in her classroom.

Getting Students in the Mix

Teaching Tolerance Staff - September 5, 2014

Want to ensure a successful Mix It Up at Lunch Day? Get your students involved!

The Making of Beautiful People

Dr. Ruth A. Wilson - September 4, 2014

Children are susceptible to superficial notions of beauty, but this teacher believes the real purpose of education is to give them a different message.

Teach For (a Diverse) America

Emily Chiariello - September 2, 2014

A former Teach for America corps member reflects on the changing face of the organization—and our nation's student demographics. 

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