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What We're Reading This Week: April 17

Teaching Tolerance Staff - April 17, 2015

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

Free Webinar on Religious Diversity

Teaching Tolerance Staff - April 16, 2015

Join Tanenbaum and Teaching Tolerance in a FREE webinar for high school educators.

Connecting Past and Present With Primary Sources

- April 15, 2015

When two American Studies teachers combined their classes to discuss school integration, they fostered a depth of learning they never anticipated.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Ashley Lauren Samsa - April 14, 2015

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Use this opportunity to engage your students in upending rape culture and preventing sexual assault all year.

What We're Reading This Week: April 10

Teaching Tolerance Staff - April 10, 2015

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

Expert Opinions—Students Speak About Bullying

Chad Donohue - April 8, 2015

When we talk about devoting so many minutes to each subject in a school day, we need to make time for students to communicate about what really matters to them.

Countering Stereotype Threat

Dr. Becki Cohn-Vargas - April 7, 2015

How can educators tackle stereotypes that negatively influence classroom performance? Here are some suggestions from the director of Not In Our School.

Don’t Look Away From Garissa

Adrienne van der Valk - April 6, 2015

I don’t have an answer to the question, “How should I talk to my students about Garissa?” But I have some real fears about the dangers of not contextualizing this incident.

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