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Celebrate Maya Angelou

In observance of what would have been her 90th birthday, take a moment to introduce your students to legendary writer and activist Maya Angelou.

Liberated Roots

School and community gardens can be emancipatory spaces—if they’re built around culturally responsive practices. Get to know three gardening activists who have learned to ask the right questions—and listen to the answers.
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Teaching Consent Doesn't Have to Be Hard

What if teaching consent to middle school students was so easy and uncontroversial that every school did it? The good people at Power Up, Speak Out! believe that's possible.

Meet the Finalists!

Learn more about the 10 finalists for the Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Athletes, Advocates and Role Models (The Philly Special)

In the wake of the Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl LII win, this South Jersey teacher looks past the celebration to talk with his students about how some players use their influence to create positive change and to challenge his students to do the same.

Black History Month Teaching: Miseducation or Empowerment?

This high school English teacher encourages fellow teachers to re-approach their black history instruction to focus on African Americans' contributions to the United States, with the Harlem Renaissance as a way to begin.