This resource focuses on ideology, political power, and rights and freedoms in a democratic society. Students write an editorial, choosing their point of view based on their own understanding of the characteristics of left and right wing ideology, their personal ideological beliefs, and a critical analysis of bias in sources of information.
This is a collection of engaging "missions" during which students read a story on a social network feed; the story might be entirely true, entirely false, or somewhere in between. Students click on different parts to see the clues and then decide how reliable the story is and how to respond. Each scenario is designed to be played in 15 minutes or less.
This video explores how colors, camera angles and logos in the media can all prompt viewers to make associations with their own emotions and memories. Learn to decode this intricate system of symbols from advertising messages to traffic signs.
This video explores how some people's beliefs, emotions and natural biases affect their response to facts or data that contradict those beliefs. This video from 'Social Good Now' presents some ideas for encouraging rational discussion.