Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
It’s never too late to become who we want to be in the classroom.
Unpacking the word “sissy” helped this teacher build awareness of stereotypes while creating safety for all students.
Educators can’t display religious symbols in public schools, but that does not mean religious symbols can never appear in the classroom. So when is it OK?
Maya Angelou was an activist up until the very end of her life: visible, accessible, present to the people to whom her work and her message of hope meant the most.
This summer’s Youth Congress is nothing new. What is new is how we will attempt to bring so many groups and individuals together and use the power of our voices and our feet to force the boiling pot to rumble with a collaborative spirit.
TT and Diane Ravitch see eye-to-eye on many issues, but our latest report wasn’t one of them.
Going into children’s communities is the best way for teachers to learn about the cultural wealth existing in homes and to understand the importance of including families in the education of their children.