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Resources from Teaching Tolerance
Resources from the Pew Research Center
Compare Political Typology Groups
This resource from the Pew Research Center “looks beyond ‘Red vs. Blue’ in American politics, sorting voters into cohesive groups, based on their attitudes and values—not their partisan labels.”
Resources from Harvard's Graduate School of Education
Justice in Schools: 2016 Election
Teaching controversial issues and topics can raise complex challenges even in the best of times. Educators and administrators are finding this year's presidential election particularly daunting. This program, from Harvard's Graduate School of Education, has developed a case study designed to help teachers, school and district leaders, parents, teacher educators, and middle and high school students have nuanced conversations about how to address the election in schools. The case raises important pedagogical, ethical, democratic, legal, and political considerations, and invites readers to reflect on them both on their own and in dialogue with others.
Paradoxes of an Open Classroom Climate
This essay from Harvard's Ed school considers "What Boundaries Should Be Placed on Student Civil Discourse?" and is adapted from No Citizen Left Behind by Meira Levinson.