Myth and Science, 2023-24

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Who do we want to be? What values are most important to us? How can we manifest those values in our daily life, specifically in our online presence? The end goal of this standalone lesson is to have students understand and reflect on why they are susceptible to misinformation and develop personalized practices to combat it. The intention is not to arrive at a perfect plan to avoid falling prey to it (that will never be possible). Rather, this lesson begins from the assumption that recognition (both of one’s own imperfections as well as the markers of false information) will lead to self-awareness and growth — not perfection.

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