Teaching Tolerance

Founded in 1991 by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to helping teachers and schools educate children and youth to be active participants in a diverse democracy. We publish a magazine, Teaching Tolerance, produce documentary films and develop curriculum materials — all free to K-12 educators — that help students learn respect for differences and bolster teacher practice. Our teaching materials have won two Oscars, an Emmy and dozens of honors from the Association of Educational Publishers.

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Teaching Tolerance
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2016
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  • Professional Development
  • MS, HS
Teaching about religious extremism can be challenging, but not teaching about it may sow seeds of intolerance. This toolkit for " Extreme Prejudice...
What we don’t know about American slavery hurts us all. From Teaching Tolerance and host Hasan Jeffries , Teaching Hard History brings us the lessons...
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  • Professional Development
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
Leaders from across the South, including Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, participated on Tuesday in a roundtable discussion of the Federal Commission on...
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  • Professional Development
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
​ On Saturday April 21, the final rally in a series of pro-gun demonstrations organized by the National Coalition of Constitutional Patriotic...
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Our Teaching Tolerance project combats prejudice among our nation’s youth while promoting equality, inclusiveness and equitable learning environments...