X

Lessons

These robust, ready-to-use classroom lessons offer breadth and depth, spanning essential social justice topics and reinforcing critical social emotional learning skills.

“Teaching Tolerance provides me with the means to promote social justice, challenge bias, and engage students in discussions about diversity that would perhaps not happen otherwise.”

65 LESSONS

You Are the Product

In this lesson, students will explore the concept of “going viral” and how advertisers use social media to promote their products and identify potential customers.
Grade Level
9-12
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain
Identity

How Online Communication Affects Privacy and Security

In this lesson, students will examine their digital footprints, discuss the positives and negatives of having a footprint, and determine how they can most safely manage their footprints.
Grade Level
9-12
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain
Identity
Justice
Action

Social Media for Social Action

This lesson will engage students in the debate about the efficacy of social media as a tool for social change.
Grade Level
6-8
9-12
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain
Identity
Diversity
Justice
Action

Advertising on the Internet

This lesson focuses on teaching students to understand the role of identity in the online marketplace and online advertising, and advertisers’ intent to manipulate consumers.
Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Arts
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
Identity
Justice
Action

Digital Activism Remixed: Hashtags for Voice, Visibility and Visions of Social Justice

As social media engagement among youth continues to rise, students are becoming increasingly exposed to and involved in hashtag campaigns related to themes of identity, diversity, justice and social action.
Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
ELL / ESL
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain
Identity
Diversity
Justice
Action

The Privacy Paradox

This lesson teaches students to understand the impact of online actions on their personal privacy.
Grade Level
6-8
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
ELL / ESL
Social Justice Domain
Identity
Action

Producing Digital Information

This lesson focuses on what it means to produce digital content and share information using online platforms.
Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Social Justice Domain
Identity
Action

Privacy and Security Online

Students will discuss basic guidelines for maintaining privacy and security online. To help them internalize these rules, students will illustrate what it would mean to follow each guideline.
Grade Level
3-5
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Social Studies
Social Justice Domain
Identity
Action