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One writer describes his experience being both a gay man and an elementary school teacher.
Before winter break hits, take some time to plan your school’s celebration of kindness!
A childhood lesson taught this teacher to ask the right questions when working with students with disabilities.
Wearing blackface as a joke or a tribute suggests lack of understanding about the origin of this racist practice.
On this important anniversary, integrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into your classroom reading instruction.
Students need historic context to connect activism of the past to social issues in the present.
For some marginalized students, profound learning happens in the space between lessons.
Teaching Tolerance and Tanenbaum team up to tackle the “December Dilemma.”