Interesting activities for teachers to work on critical thinking with their student

Resource 1: Trust me

Link: https://www.childnet.com/resources/trust-me 

Description: lesson plans for primary and secondary level that aim to empower students to discuss how to think critically around the areas of content, contact, and propaganda material that may seek to persuade or change their views.

It includes a set of teachers guidance which contains the appropriate background documents for schools and additional content to help the teacher to deliver this resource to pupils. It gives an overview of the relevant laws online and definitions to support the teacher answering any questions which may arise during these sessions. 

Examples of use:

Author and license: Developed by Childnet in partnership with the London Grid for Learning (LGfL) Safeguarding Board. Teachers can adapt these packs to suit their pupils.

Trust Me by Childnet International is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Resource 2:  The Online-Zoo’

Link: https://www.ispa.at/wissenspool/broschueren/broschueren-detailseite/broschuere/detailansicht/the-online-zoo-english.html

Description: 60-page online book teaches young kids (aged 3-6) digital competences and media literacy in a playful, age-appropriate way. In the book, Zoo Director Elsa tries to help all her animals who encounter some difficulties when using digital media and the internet. For example, Ape Moritz gets addicted to his Smartphone, Panda bear Paul is being cyberbullied and Penguin Fridolin wants to take a picture in his new swimwear. It is available in German as a hardcopy and in these ten languages as an electronic version: German, English, Arabic, French, Russian, Spanish, Farsi, Chinese, Czech, Portuguese

Education stage: Kindergarten

Examples of use:

Author: Austrian Safer Internet Centre (SIC) 


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