Teaching Tolerance has developed Reading Diversity, a unique model to make it easier for
teachers to include diverse voices in K–12 classrooms. This model promotes a
multidimensional approach to text selection that prioritizes critical literacy,
cultural responsiveness, andcomplexity. Teaching Tolerance has designed
two versions of the Reading Diversity model as two editable PDF tools
educators can download, complete, save, and share: Reading Diversity Lite: A Tool
for Selecting Diverse Texts (Teacher’s Edition)is a one-page
questionnaire that helps users include diverse voices in their day-to-day
planning by answering 14 simple “yes or no” questions. This tool is ideal for
busy teachers and anyone else looking to assess a text’s diversity. Reading
Diversity: A Tool for Selecting Diverse Texts (Extended Edition)gives
users an in-depth look at the complexity and diversity of a text and is ideal
for curriculum coordinators, literacy coaches, book-selection committees, and
The world has been on high alert concerning the spread of the new strain of coronavirus, COVID-19. Facing History and Ourselves offers a teaching idea outlining the known facts about the virus and giving students the opportunity to explore instances of discrimination related to this novel strain of coronavirus.
The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco puts the best of Asian art at teachers’ and students’ fingertips for use in the classroom or at home. Visitors to the museum’s website will find artworks, lessons and activities, background information, student-centered videos, and more.
The Sejong Writing Competition, presented by the Sejong Cultural Society in collaboration with the Korea Institute, Harvard University, and the Literature Translation Institute of Korea, introduces students to Korean culture through literature and poetry. The competition is open to all residents of the United States and Canada regardless of ethnic background.