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Teaching Tolerance Magazine

Issue 58, Spring 2018

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Teaching Hard History

Slavery played a central role in the development of the United States, but the way we teach it doesn't reflect that fact. Our cover story for the Spring 2018 issue gives you a sneak preview of Teaching Hard History: American Slavery—our new initiative to help educators better teach about our painful past and about how it affects our present.

This issue also highlights the results of a national survey on teacher bullying of students, how school gardens can become emancipatory spaces, life in Charlottesville after "Unite the Right" and much more.

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Features

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.

Statistically Speaking

Teacher bullying is a real phenomenon, but it’s always been hard to quantify—until now.

A Remote Control for Learning

Artist and educator Gene Luen Yang explains how graphic novels give students greater agency over their learning and their lives.

We Were Ready

Years of equity work sheltered Charlottesville's students when hate came to their town.

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.

Teaching Hard History

Four innovative educators discuss how they teach about our country's painful past. Plus, get a sneak preview of our new resources for teaching about American slavery.

Departments

Letters to the Editor

You Spoke, We Listened

Our latest magazine issue, new website launch and social media news stories inspired a lot of dialogue with our community. Keep the feedback coming!
Why I Teach

Raids

Fear is a reality for Anne Garcia's students, but she's not going to let it dampen her commitment to RESIST on their behalf.
Down the Hall

Every Student. Every Day.

Ron Stahley looks back on a career that took him—and his district—where the students needed to go.
PD Café

How to Be an Ally

Any educator can become an ally, but the journey might look different depending on one’s identity, experience and familiarity with issues of power and privilege.
Staff Picks

What We're Reading

Our book reviews can help you keep your practice fresh and informed.
Staff Picks

What We're Watching

Dim the lights and get ready to learn with these TT-approved films!
Story Corner

Yaki’s Mural

Yaki struggles to feel at home in her new country and her new school, but her creativity and Mayan culture help to ease the transition.