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

Missteps in Civic Engagement

Jill Silos-Rooney - December 16, 2014

This educator reflects on the importance of identifying missteps in civic engagement projects. 

What We’re Reading This Week: December 12

Teaching Tolerance Staff - December 12, 2014

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

The Revolution Will Be Tweeted

Teaching Tolerance Staff - December 11, 2014

This middle school teacher empowered his students to lift their voices in discussions about Ferguson and Eric Garner—by assigning them to tweet.

What a Week for Transgender Students!

Joanna Williams - December 10, 2014

December started off right with expanded rights for transgender students attending public schools.

New Web Package for Teaching Ferguson

Teaching Tolerance Staff - December 9, 2014

Educators are searching for suggestions for how to teach about Ferguson, race and racism. Here’s a collection of resources that can help.

What We’re Reading This Week: December 5

Teaching Tolerance Staff - December 5, 2014

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

Defensive About Diversity Trainings

Liz Clift - December 3, 2014

How do you respond to co-workers who do not recognize their own privileges? An after-school program staff member shares her experience.

Talking With Students About Ferguson and Racism

Kathleen Melville - December 1, 2014

This teacher believes it’s crucial for white teachers like her to seek out productive ways to talk about race and racism with students.

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