To keep students, teens and young adults engaged during training sessions, our examples refer to content and series creators that they’re familiar with. We always include lots of anecdotes too! Frequent changes in tempo and dynamics help to motivate the group and generate curiosity. We believe that the best way to learn new skills is by creating a space to think, reflect, discover and discuss in a safe, informal and supervised environment.
- For primary school students aged 10-12, common discussion topics include simple information searching, the reliability of sources (Wikipedia, TikTok), and the advantages and dangers associated with technology.
- With secondary school students aged 12-14, we review the same topics but in greater detail. We also explore critical thinking online, as well as results coming from search engines or platforms such as TikTok and Instagram.
- For secondary school students aged 15-18 approx., we review all of the above, but also include popular sessions such as:
What currency do you use online?
Escaping the Echo Chamber
Through my work with the NGO Norte Joven, I’ve also given Geography and History classes to young adults at risk of social exclusion. Here, I’ve been able to demonstrate that media literacy can be incorporated into all school subjects (Spanish, History, Biology, Philosophy, IT, Economics, Business, etc.) as yet another skills development tool.