The Moment Archive

The Moment is LFJ’s online editorial column, which contains articles and content to address what is happening in social justice education—and society—right now.
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Teaching Digital and Civic Literacy Skills

Digital literacy is a set of critical skills students need to effectively evaluate information online and to keep themselves safe and their data secure. This edition of The Moment offers student-friendly videos, lessons for all grade levels and professional development for educators who want to hone their own digital literacy skills. 

Teaching About Sexual Assault and Consent

Allegations of sexual assault and harassment have dominated the news this week. This edition of The Moment offers resources that can guide you through tough but necessary classroom conversations about consent and responsibility.

National Voter Registration Day: September 25

September 25 is National Voter Registration Day! We celebrate all educators who help students identify as voters and who encourage eligible voters in their communities to get to the polls. This edition of The Moment pulls together some of our favorite Voting and Voices resources—including Democracy Class, a set of brand-new, classroom-ready lesson plans from TT and Rock the Vote.

What to Do When Disaster Strikes

With wildfires in the West, house fires in the East and Hurricane Florence in the South, it's easy for students to become overwhelmed, whether they've been immediately affected or not. These resources can help you support your students now and in the months to come.

Introducing the Fall 2018 Issue of Teaching Tolerance Magazine

Our Fall issue has something for everyone. Whether you want to take action in support of undocumented students and families, update your understanding of white privilege, learn about a new lynching memorial’s haunting history lesson, or help your students identify as voters from a young age, these stories offer the background you need to get informed and involved in the issues that affect your students’ lives.

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