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

We Still Need Diverse Books

Noelle Walters - November 12, 2014

A third-grade teacher shares how she uses diverse picture books to surround her students with mirrors and windows—and to combat implicit biases.

What We’re Reading This Week: November 7

Teaching Tolerance Staff - November 7, 2014

A weekly sampling of articles and blogs relevant to TT educators. 

When Students Teach

Peter J. Elliott - November 6, 2014

A high school teacher shares how amplifying student voices and encouraging risk-taking can create teachable moments for educators. 

How Do I Ask That?

Sara Wicht - November 5, 2014

Encourage students to respectfully ask questions and make statements about other belief systems.  

Teaching With Tech Equity in Mind

Joanna Williams - November 3, 2014

An Oakland-based nonprofit empowers low-income youth of color with technology skills.

Your Planning Paid Off!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - October 31, 2014

Mix It Up at Lunch Day was a huge success nationwide!

Teach 'The New Jim Crow' in Your Classroom

Teaching Tolerance Staff - October 29, 2014

Check out our new teacher’s guide! 

Today is Mix It Up at Lunch Day!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - October 28, 2014

It’s Mix it Up at Lunch Day! Share your school’s event with educators and students across the country. 

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