If used correctly, social media can be a great tool for good. However, social media has many negative aspects to it too – due to its highly addictive nature and our desire to present our lives as perfect, many dangers await us on our phones on a daily basis.
By being more ethical with our smartphone use, by applying more honesty and consideration to our posts, we can have a more happy and healthy relationship with our phones.
The challenges below will ask you to consider how you use your smartphone and social media – so that you can use your phone how you’d like to, rather than it using you.
One of the most damaging aspects of social media, for both individuals and for society, is that what’s posted is very often not the truth. We learnt about the importance of truth-telling in Quest 6, and here we apply that learning to social media. Watch the following video and complete the exercise under the Materials Tab.
To complete this quest, you must:
Completing the student's journal in the classroom? Your teacher will supply you with the following form:
Team of 1: Social Media pdf
Team of 2: Social Media pdf
Team of 3: Social Media pdf
Completing the student's journal at home? Fill in the form below. Don't forget to contact your teammates to get their answers!