Social Media: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #10

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Sixty-eight percent of adults in the United States get their news from their social media feed. What are the consequences? Scholars dive into the topic with a video on digital media. They discover how social media shapes people's offline behavior in surprising ways. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Invite learners to conduct informal polls to find out where their friends and family get their news
  • Have small groups discuss the pros and cons of using social media as a news source
Classroom Considerations
  • Lesson order matters, as previous videos from the series may provide helpful background information  
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Begins with an engaging animation that helps introduce the topic and builds student interest
  • Includes text and graphics to support spoken content 
Cons
  • None
Common Core