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Teacher: A student told me I ‘couldn’t understand because I was a white lady.’ Here’s what I did then.

Award-winning teacher Emily E. Smith describes the lesson one of her students taught her that changed how she teaches.  “[M]y children knew about white privilege before I did. The closest I could ever come was empathy. My curriculum from then…

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Online Resources for Teaching Ferguson and Beyond

Librarians Nicole Pagowsky and Niamh Wallace at the University of Arizona created a guide to resources about the killing of Michael Brown and subsequent events in Ferguson, Missouri.  In addition, they list sources on critical race theory, media coverage, and…

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#FergusonSyllabus

At the annual meeting of the American Historical Association on Monday, January 5, during a session called “Understanding Ferguson: Race, Power, Protest and the Past,” a panel of historians said “they’ve got an obligation to help students and society at large understand…

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Perspectives for a Diverse America from Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, just published a complete K-12 literacy-based, anti-bias curriculum, something badly needed in ALL schools in America.

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