Digital Blackout - Disengaging from Social Media (for awhile)
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Catalogue Number: GUM003DV
Producer: Twisted Scholar
Subject: Guidance, Social Media
Grade Level: 9 - Post Secondary
Country of Origin: U.S.
Copyright Year: 2012
Running Time: 18
Like time-warping to 1995, what would it be like for your students to go back to an era of no e-mail, no Facebook or Twiitter? Could they do it? Could you do it? Forhow long? Would it spark anxieties, or call on social skills rendered useless by the digital age? The Digital Blackout DVD tells the story of a school that conducted an experiment, challenging their student body and faculty to stow the social media and record their experiences. The Digital Blackout is eye-opening.
Includes: DVD, plus everything needed for a group to organize its own custom 1, 3 or 7 - day blackout.
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