Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
This educator asks, “How can I as a white ally amplify the voices of those affected by racial violence? How can I honor their stories?”
A statement from a student about people “being fake” prompted this afterschool educator to talk openly about her own experiences with friendship and identity.
Children tend to think of heroes as weapon-wielding fighters, but Leo Lionni’s Swimmy can help them understand a different concept of heroism.
A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.
After regretting her response to a student’s body-image concerns, this teacher plans to use her own body struggles to offer a stronger response next time.
In this Q&A blog, education researcher Kate Shuster asks Sarah Shear of Penn State University-Altoona about how indigenous history is taught in U.S. classrooms and why many states’ standards need to be revamped.
The application window for the 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching is open! Read how this award has impacted Barrie Moorman, a 2014 awardee.