The 20th-anniversary issue covers ways to make physical education classes more inclusive. James W. Loewen writes about the real causes of the Civil War. This issue also offers tips on defending arts education and discusses the growth in secular student clubs. Download the PDF version here.
Toni Giarnese found inspiration in her job thanks to a disabled boy who looked a lot like a knight in shining armor.
A look at our cover will tell you that this is Issue 40 of Teaching Tolerance magazine. It’s published twice yearly, so that round number neatly marks the end of our first 20 years.
Susie King Taylor's illegal education as an enslaved child turned her into a teenage teacher and nurse during the Civil War.
Did America’s most divisive war start over slavery or states’ rights? James W. Loewen, author of Lies My Teacher Told Me, says that too many people— including educators—get it wrong.
Arts programs battle budget cuts and perceptions that they’re “extra” classes. But they’re the main reason many struggling students stay focused on school.
New concepts of PE and sports programs are making it more fun for everyone to play.
Teaching Tolerance’s new study shows that most states fail when it comes to educating students about the civil rights movement. To help schools, we’ve rereleased the powerful documentary A Time for Justice on DVD.
Every adult in the building needs to act when the bully is a teacher.