Tension among students has been high on campus since the election, with students going through an amalgamation of reactions, varying from shock, anger and fear, to relief, enthusiasm and optimism. And sometimes all these things all at once.
Since this election has been very emotional for many of our students, we as their teachers need to help guide them and foster their ability to have mature discussions about what may be very personal and controversial topics lest these conversations turn volatile or violent.
Here are a few resources you can use to help your kids get through this time with as few emotional (and physical) scars as possible:
Logical Fallacies: A presentation covering ten of the most common logical fallacies you encounter in debates, politics, and advertising.
Thank you to Brittany Elliot, who I can hear teaching through the wall, and whose current curriculum inspired this week's post.
Let's show these kids how to adult!
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