Discussion Overview

This discussion allows students to critically reflect on their social media behaviors and how they have been shaped by and affected their culture and social experiences.

Driving Questions:

  • Do you feel that your life has been improved or harmed by social media? In what ways?
  • Do you think your social media profile(s) accurately represent who you are? Why or why not?
  • How has social media (or tech/the internet in general) helped your relationships with friends and family?
  • Have you ever used social media to make or share art, stories, poetry or other creative work?
  • Discussion Instructions

    1. Either assign students homework to read the following articles prior to the workshop, or designate time prior to the discussions to collectively read them together:
    2. Use the driving questions to guide and focus the discussions, either as a large group or in facilitated smaller groups with a large-group recap.