Coshandra Dillard is a staff writer for Teaching Tolerance. Before joining TT, she was a freelance writer and magazine editor. She also worked as a health journalist for more than eight years. Additionally, Coshandra has experience in the classroom, having served as a substitute teacher for grades K-12. You can follow her on Twitter @CoshandraD_TT.

Articles by Coshandra

A Different Kind of Pedagogy

Process drama, which encourages students to play with inquiry, brings content to life for students. Here’s how it looked in one high school classroom in Ohio.

The Subscribed Classroom: Using Podcasts to Teach About Social Justice

More and more educators are turning to podcasts to bring new ideas, arguments and voices into their classrooms.

Parent Dress Code Fail: When Respectability Disrespects Families

The idea of a dress code for parents—like the new one at Houston's James Madison High School—should bother us all. Schools need to engage with families as partners in students’ education, not troublemakers to control.

Hate at School: March 2019

Hate incidents last month included threats and even violence. We’ve got to do better.

Hate at School: February 2019

Instead of lessons about black history and culture, February brought slurs, blackface, threats and even violence at some U.S. schools.