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Talking With Students About Ferguson and Racism

Kathleen Melville - December 1, 2014

This teacher believes it’s crucial for white teachers like her to seek out productive ways to talk about race and racism with students.

What We're Reading This Week: November 26

Teaching Tolerance Staff - November 26, 2014

A special edition of What We're Reading This Week featuring stories related to recent events in Ferguson.

Teaching About Religion in the Elementary Classroom

Sara Wicht - November 25, 2014

Sign up today for a webinar cohosted by Tanenbaum and Teaching Tolerance. 

When Educators Understand Race and Racism

Melinda D. Anderson - November 24, 2014

What is the fundamental outcome of educators growing their racial competence? Learning.

What We're Reading This Week: November 21

Teaching Tolerance Staff - November 21, 2014

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

Believe It or Not

Marisa Fasciano - November 19, 2014

Four ways to include religiously unaffiliated students in classroom content about religion.

How Does the TT Community Teach Thanksgiving?

Monita K. Bell - November 18, 2014

As you consider addressing Thanksgiving in your classroom, the approaches of the educators in our community offer great places to start.

Introducing 'Civil Rights Done Right'

Teaching Tolerance Staff - November 17, 2014

Our new publication, Civil Rights Done Right: A Tool for Teaching the Movement, helps educators give this important history the coverage it deserves. 

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