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What We’re Reading This Week: February 6

Teaching Tolerance Staff - February 6, 2015

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

Reflecting on the "American Dream"

Dr. Ruth A. Wilson - February 5, 2015

What do we mean by the “American Dream”? This educator has some ideas for meaningfully engaging students with this topic.

Trivia and Civil Rights History

Liz Clift - February 4, 2015

An after-school teacher uses trivia to get her elementary students thinking about the world around them—including civil rights history.

Student Voices Are Clear. Listen.

Sara Wicht - February 3, 2015

Our schools are critical tools for helping newly arrived immigrant students adjust to their new homes. What’s the best way to know how to help? Listen.

Heritage Months: Hard to Handle?

Emily Chiariello - February 2, 2015

Heritage months offer opportunities to model yearlong inclusive teaching practices.

What We’re Reading This Week: January 30

Teaching Tolerance Staff - January 30, 2015

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

Table Talks—Literacy via Student-led Discussions

Chad Donohue - January 29, 2015

This middle school teacher has an idea that can greatly impact student learning—with students leading the way.

New Web Package: Bridge to the Ballot

Teaching Tolerance Staff - January 28, 2015

Here’s a collection of resources for teaching the legacy of the Selma-to-Montgomery March and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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