Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
Building relationships with students sometimes takes a back seat to achieving passing test scores. That doesn’t have to be the case, according to this sixth-grade teacher.
School gardens can foster cross-cultural and multicultural understandings.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to hear directly from journalist and author of The Teacher Wars, Dana Goldstein!
A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.
Creating safe spaces for LGBT students and their allies is crucial, and hosting a GSA Day is one step toward that safety. Find out how Oakland Unified School District got it done.
This teacher argues that educators can’t shy away from discussing the current political climate. Students need to learn how to navigate explosive, emotional conversations in ways that nudge the discourse back toward civility.
See how easy it is to use Perspectives for a Diverse America with this short video.
This new-educator mentor discusses how mentoring can expand beginning teachers’ critical lens toward advocacy for students and their professional agency in rerouting the school-to-prison pipeline.