• Teaching essential skills to
    empower smart, safe media choices

Screenshots

Help Middle Schoolers Safely Navigate Their Online Worlds

MEDIA LITERACY CURRICULUM FOR GRADES 6 – 8

Screenshots is designed to shape constructive media usage and provide students with a better understanding of how online interactions influence their beliefs, behaviors and choices. Students learn how to:

  • Think critically about social media messages
  • Manage online conflict
  • Explore the role of digital media in peer pressure and substance abuse
  • Practice empathy in situations that mimic the daily online challenges teens experience

A SNEAK PEEK INTO SCREENSHOTS

The Screenshots curriculum is designed for tech-savvy middle schoolers and features lesson plans, podcasts, a media project, and an innovative interactive notebook design. The curriculum includes three units, nine lessons and a guided final project. Topics covered in the curriculum include digital citizenship, online conflict resolution, cyberbullying, and media’s influence on substance use.

Students will learn about digital footprints, online safety, and social media habits. They will also explore how to create positive social connections with digital communities and how empathy can help diffuse conflict both online and in face-to-face interactions.

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