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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.

What We're Reading This Week: February 27

Teaching Tolerance Staff - February 27, 2015

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

What Is Your American Flag?

Monita K. Bell - February 26, 2015

Two drastically different images of the American flag have recently appeared in popular culture. What might they reveal about the state of race relations in the United States?

What’s Your Favorite 'Perspectives' Reading?

Teaching Tolerance Staff - February 24, 2015

Check out some of the Teaching Tolerance staff’s favorite texts in Perspectives for a Diverse America.

What We’re Reading This Week: February 20

Teaching Tolerance Staff - February 20, 2015

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

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