Social Media and Social Movements

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Impact of Social Media on Society Series

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Explore the role of social media in social movements and activism, and analyze its effects.

 

 

Impact of Social Media on Society Series

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Explore the role of social media in social movements and activism.

LEARNING INTENTIONS

Understand how social media is used to organize and promote social movements.

SUCCESS CRITERIA

Students can describe the impact of social media on social movements and analyze its effects.

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Provide context on the role of social media in modern social movements, including case studies and examples. Prepare examples of social movements that have effectively used social media, such as #BlackLivesMatter, #MeToo, and climate change activism. Discuss the role of social media in modern activism, including its benefits and challenges. Highlight the importance of ethical considerations, such as avoiding misinformation and ensuring privacy. Encourage students to discuss their views on social media activism and share examples of movements they find inspiring. Provide articles, case studies, and documentaries on social media and social movements.
Good: Identifies roles in social movements. Better: Analyzes impact. Best: Evaluates effectiveness.

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