Teaching Tolerance Magazine

Issue 27, Spring 2005

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What Johnny Can't Read

Empower students, and watch them surprise you.

Can kids handle subjects tackled in oft-banned books? Can a youth-led movement impact a nationwide movement? Can students perform a play about white supremacy and empower their peers to see themselves as heroes?

This issue of Teaching Tolerance answers all of these questions with a resounding “Yes!”

Coinciding with the release of The Children’s March, a Teaching Tolerance documentary, the Spring issue celebrates the power of students to participate in a diverse democracy and the educators who support them.

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Features

Witness

What happens when the role of guest and substitute teachers is complicated through witnessing racism, sexism, prejudice or other mistreatment?

Caroline Is a Boy

The challenges faced by transgender and gender-noncomforming students are too often ignored.

Candles in Our Windows

A play based on real events in Billings, Mont., illuminates issues of tolerance and understanding for young students.

Departments

Perspectives

Learning from the 'Love Mail'

Curriculum specialist and writer Jeff Sapp on starting a conversation in the face of pushback and ignorance.
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