Teaching Tolerance Magazine

Issue 46, Spring 2014


Drowning in Debt

Predatory lending that targets student of color. Social media tactics that shame young women online. Restraint and seclusion techniques that traumatize students with disabilities. These are just a few of the hard-hitting issues covered in this issue of Teaching Tolerance.

Look for more feature stories on the value of comparative religion courses, supporting LGBT athletes, traveling with students and more! As usual, this issue is also packed with facts, tips, classroom resources and suggested reading for all ages.

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Cyberbullying happens in code. Break it.


Slavery is a tough subject. These tips will help you teach it well.

In Good Faith

Teach students to value religious diversity—yes, it’s OK in public schools!

Cruel and Unusual

When crisis management techniques like restraint and seclusion become daily practice, kids get hurt.

In Bounds

Athletic programs don’t have to be a nightmare for LGBT students. Coaches are the key.

Hit the Road

Whether close to home or far away, hands-on experience brings history to life.


Letters to the Editor

You Spoke, We Listened

Reader Exchange “Out At Last” from the Summer 2013 issue sparked discussion online. Though I’m an LGBT teacher, I do think that there are professional boundaries and my love life isn’t relevant to my student’s
Ask Learning for Justice

Advice From the Experts

TT answers your tough questions. This time, we discuss teaching black history and honoring your and your students’ identities.
Why I Teach

The Visibility Factor

Jeanie Greenidge felt invisible as a child. Now she’s helping make sure every student is seen.
Staff Picks

What We’re Reading

The Teaching Tolerance staff reviews the latest in culturally aware literature and resources, offering the best picks for professional development and teachers of all grades.
Story Corner

Z and Vielpunkt

Two male penguins finally get the egg they’ve been hoping for—based on a true story!
One World

Desmond Tutu

Download and post this inspiring quote in your classroom.