Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
A new lesson series will help educators bring contemporary immigration into the classroom without the burdensome political issues.
Every conversation, commercial or website is a potential teaching tool, even an offensive Joan Rivers “joke.”
Students need guidance in navigating social media, especially when it’s being used to bully and silence their peers.
Many schools are offering civil rights trips over spring break. Find out how you can engage students in your communities and across the country.
Despite efforts of college and university admissions people, high-achieving students from small towns and rural areas are being left out of the matriculation process because of poverty.
After rejecting an offer of prayer from a student, this teacher reflects about the power of religious freedom that she teaches in class.
When it seems that tragedies are happening in rapid succession, we evoke a quote from educator and television host Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. As a boy, his mother told him that when scary thing happen to “look for the helpers.”