The Brilliance Pages is a journal of articles and ideas gleaned from research, reading, and experience to help encourage and inspire great teaching.
Create an Atmosphere of Tolerance and Understanding presents classroom activities schools and teachers can use to help students develop attitudes of tolerance, while diffusing intolerance, prejudice, negative attitudes and stereotypes. Explores also the role misconceptions, misinformation, or lack of exposure to other cultures play in creating a climate of intolerance.
Teach Appreciation for Minority Contributions gives special attention to ways to integrate black history into the social-studies curriculum. Recommendations given will facilitate an ongoing study of black history and heritage. Suggestions are divided into primary, intermediate, and upper elementary and secondary levels. Including the contributions of minorities in the school's curricula is one way to help children understand how important people are to one another. Teachers can use the same methods suggested to integrate the contributions of other minorities.