Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
The massacre at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, deeply saddened us—but also galvanized us. On the anniversary of the attack, six TT staffers remember.
The emancipation story remains largely incomplete, over 150 years later.
As educators, we must push past the call to “prepare students for the future.” This approach is insufficient and ultimately hazardous.
Black women are among the most represented groups in higher education enrollment by race and gender—but that doesn’t mean black girls don’t face unique struggles in our education system.
As educators, we cannot be silent about hate. We must take a stand and equip our students to do the same.
A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.
Teaching Tolerance is pleased to announce that we are among the recipients of 2016 REVERE Awards from the Association of American Publishers.
“So, there aren’t any girls in the book?” Find out how an English teacher answered this student question—and fit the male-centered Lord of the Flies into a classroom focused on voices traditionally left in the margins.