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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.”

498 LESSONS

Digital Tools as a Mechanism for Active Citizenship

In this lesson, students will explore how technology can be a useful tool for active citizenship.
Grade Level
9-12
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain
Action

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 Fair Use Works

This lesson focuses on copyright and fair use. Students will discuss these concepts and then complete a project demonstrating what they learned.
Grade Level
9-12
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain
Justice

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

Constructively Engaging in Digital Communities

This lesson will introduce students to the need for practicing inclusivity and empathy when engaged in digital communication.
Grade Level
9-12
Subject
Digital Literacy
Reading & Language Arts
Math & Technology
Social Justice Domain
Justice

Evaluating Online Sources

In this lesson, students will locate and verify reliable sources of information.
Grade Level
9-12
Subject
Digital Literacy
Social Studies
Social Justice Domain
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