Lesson Plan: A Student’s Guide to Using Social Media Safely. (2015).

To have students identify harmful and violent social media content they witness, experience, and post. This lesson aims to provide students with action steps on how to handle such posts and avoid or resolve conflicts without causing harm to oneself or others. This issue is of great importance as this harmful content creates real world conflicts and violence among youth. Further, law enforcement, employers, schools and colleges, among others, use social media to monitor youth and inform decisions, which can lead to arrest, being fired from a job, being suspended or expelled from school, and/or denied admission to college or a scholarship.

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