Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
Flash mobs, super heroes and sticky note wars: Those are some of the fun activities planned by a few of the 77 Mix It Up Model Schools that Teaching Tolerance named today. Model Schools went above and beyond the annual Mix It Up at Lunch Day to promote inclusion, empathy and acceptance in their school communities throughout the 2013-2014 academic year.
Students, like adults, need to feel as if their talents and interests are valuable to their communities.
Making families an active part of the educational process isn’t just about making them feel included; it is a critical practice that can help children connect and feel safe in the classroom.
Coexist, a film about post-genocide Rwanda, can help you cultivate a more peaceable classroom, where upstanders outnumber bystanders and where compassion overcomes othering.
What could be better than getting something for nothing? Getting something awesome!
Want to do your part to make schools safer? Use National Youth Violence Prevention Week as a starting point for year-round planning.
By outward appearance, this writer looks white—but she doesn't see herself that way.
Most states’ social studies and history standards don’t provide a full picture of the civil rights movement—some barely mention it at all. Our new guide supports educators in raising the bar locally and inspiring widespread change in how students learn the movement.