Thom Ronk

Thom Ronk is a multicultural educator with more than 20 years experience in corporate, government and non-profit educational programs. He has facilitated students’ and teachers’ learning throughout the United States as well as in China, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Indonesia, Afghanistan and Turkey. He has extensive experience writing and developing print- and Web-based curriculum materials, and he’s the primary author of Essay Writing for High School Students: A Step-by-Step Guide (Kaplan Publishing, 3rd Edition, 2006). Thom received a master's degree in Secondary Education/TESOL from Temple University and a bachelor's in English/Creative Writing from Florida State University.

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Bringing 9/11 in the Classroom—Useful Lessons As a matter of practice, we encourage teachers to integrate learning opportunities about religious tolerance and cultural understanding throughout...
Exploring Social Justice Through Photographs Throughout the summer months, Teaching Tolerance will present a series of lessons using photographs to teach about social justice. Each lesson will...
We Can All Step In One Sunday morning around 6:30 a.m., I boarded the 7 train in New York City to go to Queens. Scattered throughout the car were about seven weary...
Bullies vs. Overweight Kids: How Can You Help? A new study shows that obese kids are 65 percent more likely to be bullied than their peers of normal weight. Wendy Craig, a professor of psychology...
Taking a Closer Look at Religions Around the World When I reflect on the incidents last week involving students who wore offensive shirts with anti-Muslim statements on them in Gainesville, Florida, I...