Webinars

Teaching Tolerance webinars offer helpful guidance and great ideas from our experienced teaching and learning specialists and from innovative educators in the Teaching Tolerance community. Watch these FREE on-demand webinars at your own pace and share them with colleagues!

The Color of Law

Join Teaching Tolerance and Director Maureen Costello as we explore the role of U.S. segregation in everything from housing to employment to wealth accumulation—and the policies that made it all happen. Tune in to learn why the “bootstraps theory” doesn’t hold up and gain some useful tools for your classroom practice.

Indigenous Peoples' History

Co-hosted by experts from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, this webinar will delve into the ways American history instruction often fails to acknowledge—and contributes to—the erasure of Indigenous stories and perspectives.

Teaching Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, join TT in unpacking the origins, meaning and contemporary impact of the term "Asian American Pacific Islander." We will also break down the model minority myth and provide educators with resources to effectively teach AAPI history.

Latinx History Is Black History

This webinar will clarify the confusion between race and ethnicity, provide a historical primer on Afro-Latinx identities and review resources for teaching Elizabeth Acevedo’s poem “Afro-Latina.”

What Is White Privilege, Really?

What is white privilege, anyway? And do we really need to teach about it? Join Teaching and Learning Specialist Stef Bernal-Martinez and anti-racist educator and scholar Ronda Taylor Bullock for this interactive, research-rich opportunity to explore white privilege and help you create a more racially just classroom and community.

Let's Talk! Discussing Whiteness

In this interactive webinar, we'll discuss whiteness as a racial identity with the understanding that acknowledging whiteness and the privilege and power attached to it is a necessary step in working toward racial justice.

Intersectionality

Intersectionality has become a buzzword in education, but what does it mean and why is it important in schools? This webinar will help participants understand intersectionality and offer strategies for putting knowledge into practice.

Extreme Prejudice

Join us and our friends from the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding for this one-hour webinar, and learn try-tomorrow strategies that can help you teach about extremism accurately, responsibly and safely.

The 45 Days of Black History

This webinar will prepare educators to use the approximately 45 days between the King holiday and the end of February to engage all students in recognizing and understanding how black Americans have moved United States and world history forward. Join Teaching Tolerance as we share practices and strategies for celebrating the contributions of African Americans, whether they are household names or unsung heroes.

Civil Rights and Analyzing Images

Don't miss this webinar where you'll learn about nine essential areas to cover when the teaching and learning about the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Participants analyze an image from the Library of Congress' collections and discuss questioning techniques that help students build an understanding about the complexity of the Civil Rights Movement.