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

Finding Meaning in Class

Lauren Porosoff - May 7, 2015

What if students created academic experiences that fit their values?

Seeing ALL Identities of LGBT Youth of Color

Giovanni Blair McKenzie - May 6, 2015

Giovanni Blair McKenzie gave this speech about supporting LGBT youth of color and “interlocking forms of discrimination” at the 2015 Human Rights Campaign’s Time to THRIVE conference.

Pathways to Success

Jim Hiller - May 5, 2015

Every student teaches you something, and this educator will never forget the powerful lesson one student taught him about the diverse ways students can show their learning.

Making “A Place in the Middle” in Every Classroom

Dean Hamer - May 4, 2015

Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Dean Hamer shares how his documentary A Place in the Middle, co-directed with Joe Wilson, can help students see the value of inclusion, the power of cultural heritage and their ability to create a more positive school climate.

What We're Reading This Week: May 1

Teaching Tolerance Staff - May 1, 2015

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

Teaching While White

- April 30, 2015

These two educators argue that truly serving all students means confronting racism, privilege and injustice.

Recognizing the Essential Self

Dr. Ruth A. Wilson - April 29, 2015

Check out this educator’s suggestions for recognizing and honoring the uniqueness of each student.

National Premiere of ‘Kumu Hina’

Teaching Tolerance Staff - April 28, 2015

This inspiring documentary is not to be missed! Watch it on PBS and find excerpts in Perspectives for a Diverse America.

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