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Anti-Social Networks? We’re Just as Cliquey Online

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Do social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter reinforce our existing biases and cliques? Youngsters read and evaluate an article written by NPR in 2011 on the then-emerging world of social media, and respond to several text-based...
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Linking Social Networking to Language Arts

For Teachers 4th - 10th
How to tap into students' social networking experiences to enhance learning in the language arts classroom.
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Feeling On Display

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many teen girls and boys experience great pressure to keep up online appearances. Work together as a class to consider the effect of photos on social networking sites, and invite your learners to reflect on such important concepts as...
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Facebook and Social Networking

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore Internet communication by researching Facebook. In this social networking activity, students discuss the uses for Facebook, their own experience with the program, and the dangers of using on-line communication tools....
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Hate 2.0

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Combat hate online by bringing it into the light. Begin by giving learners a quiz, then lead a discussion based on the issues the quiz brought up. As a class, develop strategies to confront online hate. Assign different venues to groups...
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The Science of Six Degrees of Separation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The concept of everyone on earth being separated by only six degrees of social connections originated more than 100 years ago. Connect the dots using an installment from an engaging video series that takes a look at various social...
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Start Networking!

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Class members create their own social networks by collecting signatures before graphing the interactions with their fellow classmates. The degree distribution of the simulated social network is determined by calculating the degree of...
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Online Identity

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
How has the Internet altered our concept of identity? From online avatars to social networking sites, explore the "mask effect" with your class members and consider how others can choose to represent themselves on the Internet.
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Networking

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
"It's not what you know, it's who you know." Learners discuss and analyze this age-old adage by completing life skills worksheets, collaborative activities, and discussions regarding the nature of networking and how it may improve future...
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Networking and Effective Communication

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What makes a great networker? Learners explore valuable life skills and interpersonal character traits, and consider how to present oneself in the most effective way during an opportunity to network. 
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Social Networking in Today’s World

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore social networking in today's world. In this ESL lesson, students discuss the various methods of social networking then complete a vocabulary assignment and brainstorming activity to reinforce the topic.
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Communication and Social Networks

For Teachers K - 5th
Pupils work in cooperative groups to explore communication needs of our world. They are assigned a demographic area and asked to create ways to solve communication problems with innovative ideas. They also explore areas that can help...
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Jane Goodall--Chimps' Social Network

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
In this creative instructional activity from Scientific American, students learn in detail about the social network of chimpanzees based on Jane Goodall's research. This is also an excellent activity for graph and diagram work.
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Social Media and Sharing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Whether it's cute cat videos or pictures from an epic vacation, scholars love to check out what's happening on social media! But, how much sharing is too much? A lesson plan from a vast digital citizenship series poses some serious...
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My Online Code

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Approach ethical online behavior with a series of activities geared toward teaching pupils about digital citizenship. After a brief discussion about ethics, small groups inspect a fictional social networking profile with ethics in mind....
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Do Trees Talk?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Fungi could be considered the social network of the forest. A video lesson describes how fungi connect the plant species of the forest and create a symbiotic relationship. The episode from the It's Okay to be Smart series emphasizes the...
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Facebook For Good!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use Facebook to create a positive campaign. In this campaign lesson plan, students choose a topic and create a group account on Facebook for their cause. They post a question and write an action plan to meet a goal. 
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Face to Face

For Students 9th - 12th
In this social networking worksheet, students read an eight paragraph article on social networking sites such as Facebook and respond to 5 short answer questions. Vocabulary words and definitions are included.
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The Networked Beauty of Forests

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Forests are like Facebook, a social network of trees and other organisms that support and provide for each other. Professor Suzanne Simard describes how forests are wired for healing, but that they need our help. This video would be a...
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Building Community Online

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why do people spend so much time on social networking websites? Class members can discover the answer to this question and learn about community through a series of activities. After exploring social media sites, pupils discuss how to...
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Virtual Chat Study Groups

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners explore studying habits by utilizing technology.  In this social networking lesson, students utilize a virtual chat program to connect with learners from a nearby school. Students ask and answer study questions back and forth...
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Student Speech: Is it Protected in Print and on the Internet?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Can students be allowed to say what they want in print or on the Internet, free from interference by the school? With the advent of Facebook and other social networking sites where all expressions are chronicled and monitored, where to...
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Social Media

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter—are they good for society? Pupils prepare for a class debate in which they voice their opinions on the issue. They read the main pro and con arguments, explore others' opinions, view videos, and discover the...
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Fact and Opinion: Danger Online

For Students 6th Standards
Reinforce reading comprehension strategies and offer online safety tips with an informational text detailing the importance of safe internet use. After reading, scholars show what they know by answering four multiple choice questions and...

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