Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
The theme of Women’s History Month 2013 is “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.” Make March a jumping-off point for a year-long effort to invite female students into the world of STEM.
A Facebook request yields more than 150 responses and lots of resources. Now the first-grade teacher who made the request has ordered new books and is sharing with her school’s staff.
The lesson series, “The Role of Gay Men and Lesbians in the Civil Rights Movement,” challenges instructors and students to rethink the ways in which race, gender, sexual orientation, politics and class intersect.
The parent-teacher relationship doesn’t have to be stressful. Here are a few ways to make the process easier.
Culturally responsive teaching is really about building relationships and validating students. Ensuring the academic success of students takes care and a little tough love.
An active shooter training video produced in southern California leaves one teacher feeling offended and traumatized.
This teacher helps students find commonalities between their own complex lives and the experiences of children a world away.