37 minutes | Oct 30th 2020

TCAPSLoop Podcast Episode 112: Critical Thinking

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Episode 112Danelle and Stephie are joined by the President, Dave Johnson! Dave is the Michigan Council for Social Studies Chief of State and joins us to discuss media literacy and critical thinking in digital world.  Moment of Zen"Too often we...enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." - John F. KennedyPod Resources: https://newslit.org/https://get.checkology.org/https://www.newseum.org/https://www.misocialstudies.org/https://www.allsides.com/unbiased-balanced-news In addition, this week is Media Literacy Week, so the New York Times created a Lesson of the Day, “How to Deal With a Crisis of Misinformation,” and a Student Opinion question, “Should Media Literacy Be a Required Course in School?” to help students think critically about their own habits in consuming and sharing information. Book Recommendation:https://www.amazon.com/Future-Feeling-Building-Empathy-Tech-Obsessed/dp/1542041848     Tech Tool of the Week   Should This Exist Podcast Specific episode: https://shouldthisexist.com/deepfake-detective/Hosted by Caterina Fake, Should This Exist? is a show that takes a single technology and asks: What is its greatest potential? And what could possibly go wrong?With fascinating guests and great stories, we’ll talk about astounding technologies. Like robots who could become our caregivers in old age. Video games that aim to replace the SAT and reveal our hidden potential. Virtual reality that could heal our trauma and rewire our brains.Our boldest new technologies can help us flourish as human beings … or destroy the very thing that makes us human. 
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