Entries by Carter

Teaching Tolerance

Welcome to the Teaching Tolerance blog, a place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support. Visit www.tolerance.org

Tim Wise, Anti-Racist Educator

Tim Wise is among the nation’s most prominent anti-racist essayists and educators. He has spent the past 25 years speaking to audiences in all 50 states, on over 1000 college and high school campuses, at hundreds of professional and academic conferences, and to community groups across the nation. He has also lectured internationally in Canada […]

Project Implicit – Harvard University

Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaboration between researchers who are interested in implicit social cognition – thoughts and feelings outside of conscious awareness and control. The goal of the organization is to educate the public about hidden biases and to provide a “virtual laboratory” for collecting data on the Internet. The Implicit […]

STARS – Student Teachers Anti-Racism Society

The Student Teachers Anti-Racism Society (STARS) promotes anti-racism education at the College of Education, University of Saskatchewan through the support of the College. They work collaboratively to understand, identify, and address individual and systemic racism and its interlocking forms of oppression based on gender, sexuality, ability, class, religion and other socially constructed categories. STARS developed […]

Peggy McIntosh – Unpacking the Knapsack of White Privilege

For McIntosh, racism is taught as something which puts another at a disadvantage. In light of the preceding, she realized an erroneous omission in the teaching of racism: if some are disadvantaged, a significant corollary must be that another is placed in a position of advantage. Specifically, white privilege must be the translated position of […]

MCoS Arrêt/Stop Racism Youth Leadership Workshop Facilitator Guide

The Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS) offers an opportunity for high school students to participate in an anti-racism leadership workshop. Students engage with peers from throughout the province as they participate in activities to explore identity, intercultural relationships, power, privilege, racism and discrimination. They learn to facilitate these activities for use in the local school […]

Blue Eyes, Brown Eyes – Jane Elliott

Jane Elliott, internationally known teacher, lecturer, diversity trainer, and recipient of the National Mental Health Association Award for Excellence in Education, exposes prejudice and bigotry for what it is, an irrational class system based upon purely arbitrary factors. And if you think this does not apply to you… you are in for a rude […]

Amnesty International Free Online Refugee Rights Course

This course offers an introductory understanding of the rights of refugees and the concept of international protection. It looks at the reasons people flee their homes and the extreme conditions refugees face. It reviews the role of government in protecting the rights of refugees and how to play your part in ensuring those rights are […]