Essential Question: How do we balance digital media use in our lives?
Digital media- Content (text, audio, images, video) or devices that allow people to share information, communicate, and collaborate over computer networks.
Media balance - Using media in a way that feels healthy and in balance with other life activities (family, friends, school, hobbies, etc.)
Red flag feeling - When something happens on digital media that makes you feel uncomfortable, worried, sad, or anxious
“Unplug” - To engage in activities that don't involve devices, apps, or the internet
Essential Question: How can you de-escalate digital drama so it doesn't go too far?
Digital drama - When people use devices, apps, or websites to start
or further a conflict between people
De-escalate - To lessen the intensity or anger in a conflict
Essential Question: How do we find credible information on the internet?
Credible - Able to be believed; trustworthy
Evaluate - To carefully examine something to figure out its value
Bias - Having preference for one thing over another in a way that’s unfair
Corroboration - An additional source that confirms or supports a news story, article, or piece of information