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 application window for the 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching is open! Read how this award has impacted Darnell Fine, a 2012 awardee.
This teacher reflects on how student dress codes can reinforce the “male gaze” and double standards.
A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.
Here’s how one teacher is engaging her students on Day of the Girl, observed annually on October 11. Try these ideas in your classroom, too.
Students may push back against sitting and eating with someone new. Be ready with a few key tools and phrases.
A McGraw-Hill textbook is under fire for its characterization of enslaved people as “workers”—the latest example of our national unwillingness to face white supremacist history.
Teachers have the power to change the practice of celebrating Columbus to a practice of celebrating indigenous peoples’ presence, endurance and accomplishments. This blogger suggests how to do just that.