Activism Online

People can make a difference in the world without leaving their homes. Using an eye-opening resource, scholars complete a handout as they consider the strengths and weaknesses of the Internet as a tool for social activism. Finally, pupils develop action plans based on local issues important to them.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Show a brief video to introduce the topic of youth activism
  • Have learners create posters to accompany their action plans
Classroom Considerations
  • Print required handouts in advance
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Includes external links to additional resources
  • Provides measurable lesson objectives 
Cons
  • None