Chapter 1: The First Lens – Triggers
Welcome to Chapter 1
In this section, you’ll find resources related to the content in Chapter One of Developing Digital Detectives by Jennifer LaGarde and Darren Hudgins including:
- Referenced resources
- Grade specific mini-lessons
- Resources for further reading
Please note that all page numbers listed align with the first edition of this text: ISBN-13: 978-1564849052
Resources Referenced In This Chapter
In this section, you’ll find resources that are specifically referenced in this chapter. Some are recommended for use with students, while others may support your own understanding of this lens. Be sure to refer back to this chapter for more information about how to use these resources.
- [INFOGRAPHIC] Dusting for Prints: Lens 1: Triggers
- [INFOGRAPHIC] CASEL Core Competencies and Information Literacy Connections
- [INFOGRAPHIC] Knowing When And How To Press Pause
This Lens In Action | Mini Lessons To Try Tomorrow
In this section, you’ll find mini-lessons that were designed to help support student learning related to this lens. As with all lessons in this book, the grade span is just a suggestion. Please feel free to adapt as necessary for your learners.
In this section, you’ll find additional resources that may be useful as you help learners understand this lens. While you may choose to share these resources with learners, they are intended to support educators in building their own understanding of the concepts in this chapter.
- [WEBSITE] Social-Emotional Learning – Videos that further unpack SEL Core Competencies from PBS Learning.
- [ARTICLE] Seven Reasons Why We Fall for Fake News – Among other items, this article addresses how emotions are targeted by creators or false content.
- [ARTICLE] Did Officers in Georgia Kill Over 250 People? – This investigation by Snopes provides an example of how emotional triggers caused many to miss the joke in this example of satire.
- [ARTICLE] How Strong Emotions Blind Us To Facts – Politifact explores how images taken out of context are viewed as fact when emotion takes control of our brains.
- [ARTICLE] Five Barriers to Critical Thinking – What holds us back from thinking critically in day-to-day situations?
- [VIDEO] Crash Course. Navigating Digital Media #9: Click Restraint – Explores how the architecture of the internet makes it tough for us to avoid letting emotion drive our time spent online.
- [VIDEO] Is the Internet Making You Meaner? – If the Internet’s making you feel meaner, you’re not imagining it. People really do act differently online than they do in person. Here’s why.