Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
What is the power of communities and organizations coming together to explicitly communicate a common social justice education message? It can grow our collective capacity to make positive change.
Teachers can increase student engagement by consulting with small groups of students about their classroom experience. When students see their ideas being put into action, they become more invested in their education.
Students notice what teachers hang on their classroom walls. That’s one reason this teacher displays anti-racist and anti-sexist posters and buttons.
A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.
Teaching students about the role children have played in the march for civil rights—historically and today—is just one of many ways teachers can bring the Women’s March into the classroom.
What makes 20th-century political theorist Hannah Arendt’s analysis so relevant to our times, and what might educators gain from studying her works?
Exploring our differences does not divide us; it highlights our identities and reveals our shared humanity.
The news has been abuzz with the term sanctuary city since President Trump issued an executive order on the matter. Attorney Naomi Tsu, who directs the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Immigrant Justice Project, explains exactly what sanctuary cities are.