Happy Women's History Month! Women around the world are—and have been—at the forefront of campaigns for human rights and environmental justice. In this edition of The Moment, you'll find resources for teaching about women's leadership and contributions all year.
This week, Black History Month will come to a close and Women's History Month will begin. Students notice when their history is recognized only during heritage months, so in this edition of The Moment, we're sharing a reminder that it's vital to teach all our history year-round, along with resources to celebrate two trailblazing black women in your classroom.
Your students and colleagues may be talking about this past weekend's viral story of an educator who confronted an 11-year-old for refusing to say the Pledge of Allegiance. The incident and subsequent interactions with school staff ultimately resulted in the child's arrest and suspension. Read and share the resources in this edition of The Moment to better understand the school-to-prison pipeline—and what educators can do to interrupt it.
This week, we remember those we lost on February 14, 2018, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. We dedicate this edition of The Moment to the young people across the country who have channeled their grief into action, standing up and speaking out to end gun violence in their communities—and every community.
On Sunday, February 17, educators and immigrant rights advocates, organized by Teachers Against Child Detention, are hosting a Teach-In for Freedom in El Paso, Texas. Use this edition of The Moment to learn about how you can support their work to end child immigrant detention—and how to include your students in these efforts from your own school or classroom.