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 NFL prospect has the potential to redefine for millions of people what it means to be a gay man in the U.S.
Relying too heavily on labels blinds us to exceptions, individuality and uniqueness.
Rethinking school emphasis on leadership can benefit kids who thrive behind the scenes.
The new issue of Teaching Tolerance is packed with advice for teaching this tough subject.
Critical reading allows students to navigate the “quest for mutual humanization.”
for Black History Month can be authentic without falling into the pitfalls of
the “heroes and holidays.” Look for ways to involve the entire school community
and teach about the history and experiences of African Americans across the
curriculum and throughout the year.
The law is touted as a way to provide "school choice," but in reality it discriminates against many impoverished families.