References & Resources

This Is a Perfect Time to Talk With Our Students About Social Injustice

The COVID-19 pandemic offers teachers a unique opportunity to capitalize on student empathy. Before the pandemic hit, millions of U.S. students were already in our classrooms experiencing challenges like food insecurity and the inability to afford medical care. But the pandemic brought these challenges home to middle-class families in ways we have not seen since […]


PORTRAITS OF LOW-INCOME AFRICAN-AMERICAN MOTHERS’ INVOLVEMENT IN SUBURBAN SCHOOLS This study advances the premise that African-American parents are deliberately involvedin their children’s education; however, many educators may not recognize their involvementbecause it may not always align with dominant cultural expectations. Therefore, the purpose ofthis study is to explore beneficial social capital and cultural capital that […]

Meet the 2020 Teaching Tolerance Award Finalists

Every two years, we identify 10 finalists for our Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence in Teaching. Although we should be used to this process by now, every time we’re amazed by the incredible innovation, dedication and brilliance that educators bring to their work with students. While it’s always a challenge to narrow the field down […]


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