We found 47 resources with the concept Social Media
NewsFeed Defenders Extension Pack
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAccuracy, transparency, trustworthiness, and impartiality are four unspoken rules of journalism. Scholars delve deep into the subject by discussing the pros and cons of relying on social media for news. They also play an online game to...
Always On in a Digital World
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAs the world becomes increasingly digital, one can't help but wonder if it's possible to be too connected? Pupils explore the topic using the eighth video from the digital media literacy playlist. They learn about the effects of being...
How Social Media Stars Make Money
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewDon't forget to like, comment, and subscribe! With the fourth video from the digital media literacy series, scholars learn how social media stars make money by gaining subscribers. They discover how paid advertisements, product...
Future Literacies: Crash Course Media Literacy #12
8 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How will new technologies such as artificial intelligence and facial recognition affect the future of media literacy? Scholars explore how data literacy and algorithmic literacy are shaping the future by collecting and using people's...
Writing an Argument: Is Electronic Communication Helpful or Harmful?
7th CCSS: Designed
Technology has undoubtedly improved the lives of people around the world—but has it improved communication? Seventh graders read two informative passages about the rise of texting and emailing versus in-person conversations before...
Facing Ferguson: News Literacy in a Digital Age
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The reporting, both in professional news sources and on social media, of the events surrounding the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri provides 21st Century learners with an opportunity of consider how social media can influence perception of events. Using the events in Ferguson as a case study, the collection begins with a resource on how to establish a safe environment for discussing highly charged issues. Other resources examine how bias can influence reporting, the importance of and difficulty in verifying reports, the power of images, and concludes with a consideration of social media as a tool for change.
Interviewing: The Art of Asking Questions
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Interviewing skills are important, even outside of a news reporter's desk or employer's office. Take your class through the process of interviewing people they don't know with a set of case studies featuring journalists and various...
Effective Communication: Listening, Speaking, Writing, Interpreting
7th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Help young learners become active listeners and strong public speakers with a set of activities that range from paraphrasing, to discussions, and self-reflection. Additionally, the lessons address social media skills and non-verbal...