Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.
Since the polarized 2016 election, many people have suggested what schools can do to promote civility, critical thinking and civic engagement. This educator says democratic education might be the most important way to go.
Bringing diverse political viewpoints into the classroom is vital in the polarized, echo-chambered world our students inhabit.
The free college tuition movement is gaining some traction.
Supporters of the scientific consensus on the human role in climate change and those who deny this consensus are ramping up their messages these days, causing a serious dilemma for science teachers. How can educators act on this teachable moment?
A weekly sampling of articles, blogs and reports relevant to TT educators.
This English teacher’s students engage in lots of self-reflection toward the end of the year. This year, she added in a missing element: questions about how they’ve affected each other.
If your students haven’t already begun testing, we know it’s right around the corner. This mindfulness practitioner suggests some ways to relieve students’ test-related stress.
As Earth Day approaches, it’s a good time to think about how you approach issues of identity and diversity when it comes to the environment—regardless of the subject you teach. Here’s how one science teacher did it.