Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
We've heard from educators that they urgently need tools to teach about the 2016 election—and its divisive rhetoric. Check out our resource Civil Discourse in the Classroom, which offers step-by-step lessons for engaging in effective argument on divisive issues.
Many kids listen to music as often as they possibly can. Educators can tap into students’ interests in music by teaching them to critically read the lyrics they are listening to—and promote social justice through that examination.
We surveyed approximately 2,000 teachers, asking them how the presidential campaign was affecting their students and their teaching. The results indicated that the campaign is having a profoundly negative impact on schoolchildren—and educators—across the country.
In this second blog of a two-part series, a high school English teacher in the Dominican Republic explains how her students’ exploration of social injustices materialized in an action project that no one involved will ever forget.
A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.
In this first of a three-part series, this new-educator mentor explains how mentoring can help new teachers focus on students’ assets rather than their deficits.
Meet—and learn from—the 2016 Mix It Up Model Schools.