Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
Kids who don’t “get it” may need a new approach, not slower teaching.
Learn more about the 10 teachers in the running for the Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching.
This summer’s 50th anniversary celebration of Freedom Summer is not just an opportunity for nostalgia. We still have a lot of work to do.
Bayard Rustin’s participation in the civil rights movement enshrined his place in the history of the 20th century, and his life’s work has become newly relevant during a time when LGBT rights are at the forefront of the American conscience.
March 10-14 is Brain Awareness Week. Help your students maximize their brain power by adding brain breaks to your bag of tricks.
March 10-14 is Brain Awareness Week. Take a moment to learn more about how brain awareness can actually change your students’ attitudes about their own brains—and even help them be more successful in school.
Teaching the civil rights movement is complicated—in terms of both content and the emotional reactions it evokes. In this post, four Whitman College students talk about what they observed while teaching K-12 students some painful—and inspiring—lessons from civil rights history.
This innovative program not only teaches important civil rights content, it bridges the gap between high school and college.