Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
At TT we’re always keeping our ears to the ground for innovative programs designed to empower students. Our writer explores two campaigns challenging the implications of the word “bossy.”
Speaking respectfully about at-risk youth is one more way this teacher works to change the negative stereotypes surrounding them.
Equity literacy moves us beyond cultural competency, allowing educators to create and sustain equitable and just learning environments for all families and students.
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!