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Making “A Place in the Middle” in Every Classroom

Dean Hamer - May 4, 2015

Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Dean Hamer shares how his documentary A Place in the Middle, co-directed with Joe Wilson, can help students see the value of inclusion, the power of cultural heritage and their ability to create a more positive school climate.

What We're Reading This Week: May 1

Teaching Tolerance Staff - May 1, 2015

A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.

Teaching While White

- April 30, 2015

These two educators argue that truly serving all students means confronting racism, privilege and injustice.

Recognizing the Essential Self

Dr. Ruth A. Wilson - April 29, 2015

Check out this educator’s suggestions for recognizing and honoring the uniqueness of each student.

National Premiere of ‘Kumu Hina’

Teaching Tolerance Staff - April 28, 2015

This inspiring documentary is not to be missed! Watch it on PBS and find excerpts in Perspectives for a Diverse America.

When Youth Get to Be Teachers

Liz Clift - April 27, 2015

This afterschool educator empowers her students to step into the role of teacher and share their skills with peers. The outcome? A more positive and inclusive environment.

What We're Reading This Week: April 24

Teaching Tolerance Staff - April 24, 2015

A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.

When Third-Graders Are Advocates

Noelle Walters - April 22, 2015

This teacher used classroom guidelines as a lens into human rights and responsibilities, prompting her elementary students to take civic action.

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