What is critical thinking and why should we think critically about social media?  The materials below are to help provide students with a foundation of critical thinking terms and concepts and some reasons why we might think that we should all have a dialogue about the potential benefits and harms of social media and how we might use it responsibly.


Why Should we Think Critically About Social Media?


What is critical thinking? 


What does it mean to engage "socially" with each other? 


How can we better understand "identity" and "community"?

Lesson Plan Four: Identity and Community

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