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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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Religious expression policies upgraded in local schools

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$1 Million Gift for Religious-Freedom Project at Emory Law

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Vandalism shows need for tolerance education, says Brooklyn lawmaker

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Millie Brown Sees Music

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Trying to Fit In


Brooke Bemowski  of Robert A. Millikan High School, was selected as the first-place winner of the 2010 Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge in Los Angeles. In addition to the publication and distribution of her book, Brooke will receive a $5,000 scholarship, which she will use toward her collegiate studies this fall – she plans to [...]

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Angus & The Soccer Tryouts

Angus & The Soccer TryoutsWritten and Illustrated by Megan Reed La Canada High School – La Canada, California
Megan Reed, a senior at La Canada High School, was selected as the first-place winner of the 2009 Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge in Los Angeles County. In addition to the publication and distribution of her book, Megan [...]

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Mixitup Activity Booklet-early grades

The Fall 2005 activity booklet contains different activities for students to learn about different topics related to tolerance, such as diversity, stereotypes, respect, and encouraging interactions with other students. The lesson plans included in this book are for various activities: A Hand of Friendship, Diversity Bingo, A Respect Activity, Getting to Know Each [...]

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Booklet: Making Friends,Being Friends

The Spring 2006 activity booklet contains lesson plans that illustrate to teachers how the themes in the Mix It Up program can be incorporated into certain discussions, events, and holiday celebrations. The lesson plans in this booklet are for activities titled: Mix It Up on Valentine’s Day, Mix It Up About Gender, Mix [...]

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World Religions – Grades 8 -12

These websites through PBS provides lesson plan ideas for teachers to incorporate into their classes about world religions.Topics covered in the Grades 8 to 12 activity ideas include an overall introduction to world religions, graphing data on different world religions, and the architecture of different religious monuments. The last two sections in this lesson plan [...]

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