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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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and we've assembled some of our favorite related TT resources. Use these articles and this video to celebrate the heritage of this diverse group of Americans with your students—in May and throughout the year.

Revisiting National Poetry Month 2018

April is National Poetry Month! In this edition of The Moment, we offer three poems to delight, inspire and encourage you and your students. To browse more student-friendly poetry, visit Perspectives Texts (under the Classroom Resources menu) and search for the word "poem."

Honoring the Columbine School Shooting Victims

Schools and communities across the United States marked the 19th anniversary of the shooting at Columbine High School with walkouts, days of service and other actions and tributes. We commemorated this day by honoring the victims who died on April 20, 1999, and in the numerous school shootings that have occurred in the intervening years. We stand with all students and educators, and encourage school communities to continue having difficult conversations about gun violence, mental health and student trauma.

Alleviating the Stress of Testing Season

In this edition of The Moment, we offer a few ways to relieve some of the stress testing season brings. Your students may be struggling with testing anxiety or afraid they’ll be associated with negative academic stereotypes. These resources can help you support them.

Observing the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death

April 4, 2018, marked the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. With this edition of The Moment, we invite you and your students to reflect on his life and legacy and make connections to the modern movements he inspired.

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