Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
The 2013 Teaching Tolerance Advisory Board members began two-year terms on June 1.
General Mills recently ran an ad for Cheerios cereal featuring an interracial couple and their child. This is cause for celebration and an opportunity to help students explore race and expand media literacy. Unfortunately, not all viewers saw it that way.
When LGBT teachers have to live in fear of being outed, their capacity to service students in an authentic way is diminished.
This teacher helped students process a connection to slavery in their community that was engaging and insightful.
An Anti-Defamation League video inspires this teacher to help his students imagine—and build—a world in which everyone thrives.
Persepolis helped make the case for open discussion and books reflecting a variety of cultures.
Social and emotional learning can boost academic performance and reduce instances of bullying and should be part of every lesson plan.