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CFA Deadline: Dec. 15, 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching

[ December 7, 2015 to December 16, 2015. ] Today’s educators must do more than simply teach the “three R’s”; they must prepare students to live in an increasingly diverse society. Excellent anti-bias educators do this by teaching the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in diverse settings, achieve academically and work collaboratively. The 2016 Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching will recognize [...]

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Time To Thrive

[ February 15, 2014; 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] On Saturday, Feb. 15 from 10am to 11am, Sara Wicht will present a session on Teaching Tolerance’s new Anti-Bias Framework. The Framework provides a roadmap for anti-bias education at every grade level and is organized into four domains (identity, diversity, justice and action) that represent a continuum of engagement in multicultural and social justice education. [...]

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Uncommon Ground

It’s the start of a new semester, a great time to remind your students to appreciate difference. Promote the value of cross-cultural relationships in your classes this year.
This article from Teaching Tolerance on how friendships develops across these differences. A toolkit is included to help students build cross-cultural friendships.

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Avoiding the Holiday ‘Balance Traps’

Balancing holiday inclusion in your classroom can be tough and time-consuming, but ensuring equity is worth it. Take the time to do it well in December and year round. Teaching Tolerance has published this blog entry with various suggestions as how to avoid these Holiday issues.

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Toolkit for “Uncommon Ground”

This Teaching Tolerance toolkit accompanies the article “Uncommon Ground,” and provides a classroom activity to celebrate diversity and build common ground by making personal story quilts.
The toolkit can also be used for inspiration in the classroom making use of a list of other articles from Teaching Tolerance, such as ‘Two Worlds, One School”.

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Two Worlds, One School

Building cultural awareness and harmony requires respect, open communication and the ability to compromise. Administrators at an Ohio school district with a large Amish population mastered these skills. The effort put parents at ease and allowed students to build cross-cultural friendships.

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One Nation, Many Beliefs

A new Teaching Tolerance lesson for 3-5 graders available now. The lesson is an opportunity for students to learn about many belief systems and consider the benefits of religious freedom. Click here for more information>>

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Have a great anti-bias classroom activity? Share it with Teaching Tolerance!

[ November 18, 2012 1:00 pm to December 31, 2012 1:00 pm. ] Teaching Tolerance is offering a great opportunity for teachers to submit their own personal favourite activities anti-bias classroom activity:

Dear Friend of Teaching Tolerance,

Every teacher has that gem of an activity that’s been perfected over the years—the one that always engages students and shows them a new perspective. Since you’re part of the Teaching Tolerance community, [...]

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Taking a Closer Look at Religions Around the World

This lesson is developed by Teaching Tolerance to offer a starting point for exploring religions and faiths around the world. The lesson is designed to encourage continuous and in-depth studies of the topics and includes activities and topics for the studies.

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ABCs of Religion in Schools

This activity encourages teachers to teach students about world religions as an integrated part of academic life. The activity stresses maintaining neutrality, keeping the class academic, teaching about the faiths behind certain holidays, and focusing on respect inquiry.

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