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Walk The Walk: Social media

The aim of this lesson is to inform learners about the ‘behind the scenes’ aspects of social networking, and to encourage them to explore the role that social networks can play in encouraging and combating sectarian behaviour.

Reflecting on learning

Did learners have experience of seeing and/or reporting inappropriate content on social networking sites?

After taking part in the discussion, were learners aware of:

Learners can:

Useful resources

Action on Sectarianism’s Community Links: Sectarianism on Social Media(this link will open in a new window): Accessible information about sectarian content on social media, presented in bite-size form and designed for young people.

Think U Know Resource Library(this link will open in a new window): Use the tabs at the top to select the age group of your learners, and then scroll down to find resources on issues like cyberbullying, online sexual content and privacy settings.

Statista's Social Media Statistics and Facts(this link will open in a new window): Includes some mind-boggling numbers your learners might like to know.