Online Activism

This Online Activism activity & project also includes:

Lead a service learning project designed to shed light on feeding the needy using online activism. Scholars create social media pages that provide facts about world hunger, a call to action, and updates on goals met. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Set a good example, create classroom social media accounts to safely share information and special events 
  • Offer donation days for local followers to give canned food 
  • Check-in with individuals and teams periodically to support struggles, praise strengths, and encourage persevere   
Classroom Considerations

  • Participants need access to a computer with internet access
  • Some parents and guardians do not approve of their child using social media; inform them of the project and answer questions to ease their concerns  
Pros

  • Provides several links to organizations and petitions  
  • Combines relevant technology and a good cause 
  • Projects works over several social media platforms, including those not listed on the resource  
Cons

  • None