Founded in 1991 by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving inter-group relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation’s children. Teaching Tolerance promotes experiential learning and civic engagement projects that encourage critical thinking for young people. Teaching Tolerance’s Perspectives for a Diverse America is a literacy-based curriculum that marries […]

Maps can help explain a region’s geography, its demographics, and the current political and environmental climates, among other attributes. Maps allow people to make spatial connections between different places and can facilitate the understanding of the presence and movements of goods, people, languages, animals, and more. Another valuable tool, information graphics, or infographics, are graphic […]

Bridges of Understanding is a non-profit organization that engages in educational, outreach, and special events programming to bridge the divide between the people of the United States and the Middle East.  Bridges at School is a topical curriculum developed for American middle school classrooms. Contextualizing the Arab World and providing a unique series of both critical [...]
WebsitesWebsites 40 Maps that Explain the Middle East by Max Fisher on ps can be a powerful tool for understanding the world, particularly the Middle East, a place in many ways shaped by changing political borders and demographics. Here are 40 maps crucial for understanding the Middle East — its history, its present, and some of the [...]
One of the best ways to teach a visual generation about the Middle East is through film, both from and about the region. Films are specially equipped to capture the attention of audiences through their ability to touch a variety of senses. The sounds and sights and emotions of the Middle East can cross borders, [...]
Title VI National Resource Centers The International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) office of the U.S. Department of Education provides institutional and fellowship grant funding to strengthen the capability and performance of American education in foreign languages, and in area and international studies. National Resource Centers teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and conduct [...]