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

Teach the News With 'Perspectives'

Emily Chiariello - March 12, 2015

President Obama’s Bloody Sunday speech is now part of the Perspectives Central Text Anthology.

What Is This “Learning Plan”?

Sara Wicht - March 10, 2015

How is a Perspectives learning plan different from traditional lesson plans?

‘Perspectives’ PD—Delivered to Your Laptop!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - March 9, 2015

Get to know Perspectives with our new on-demand webinar!

What We're Reading This Week: March 6

Teaching Tolerance Staff - March 6, 2015

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

Why Teaching About Social Justice Matters

Christina Torres - March 5, 2015

This teacher is often asked, “Why can’t you let ‘social justice’ go?” Here’s her answer.

Helping Girls Find Their Voices

Dr. Ruth A. Wilson - March 4, 2015

Girls are more likely to have low self-esteem than boys, and what happens during classroom discussions can play a role, for better or worse.

'Perspectives': We Did Our Homework!

Teaching Tolerance Staff - March 3, 2015

Educators frequently ask if Perspectives for a Diverse America has been evaluated. The answer is yes! Find out what we learned during our pilot study.

Agree to (Respectfully) Disagree

Marisa Fasciano - March 2, 2015

How to teach students to respectfully engage with peers of differing religious belief systems.

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