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

On This Day

Adrienne van der Valk - August 11, 2014

As an organization committed to justice and equity, the similarities between the Watts Riots and the riots in Ferguson, Missouri following Michael Brown’s death compel us to point out that we do not live in a post-racial world.

'American Sabor': A Bilingual, Multicultural Literacy Unit

Nichole Berg - August 11, 2014

A middle school teacher shares her innovative approach to using a bilingual multicultural resource. 

Helping Temporary Students Feel Welcome

Dr. Ruth A. Wilson - August 7, 2014

Welcoming a temporary student holds lessons in empathy and respect for the whole class.

Free Webinar! Religious Diversity in the Classroom

Teaching Tolerance Staff - August 5, 2014

How can educators create a classroom culture in which religious diversity is accepted?

The Case for Love in the Classroom

Michelle Nicola - August 4, 2014

What’s the connection between love and education? A TT awardee shares how love informs her practice.

Goodnight, Nadine: A Tribute to Nadine Gordimer

Chad Donohue - August 4, 2014

Nadine Gordimer’s activism helped make the world better for all of us and leaves important lessons for teachers and students.

Freedom Schools 50 Years Later

Monita K. Bell - August 1, 2014

Fifty years after the Freedom Schools of 1964, today’s Freedom Schools continue the legacy.

Heading Off the Storm of Hate, Together

Our colleagues at Not In Our Town weigh in on strategies for confronting bias, intolerance and bullying.

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