Facebook vs. Fakebook
Can a robot have a Facebook?... In this lesson, Dave and Boris explore the world of social media vs the real world. Boris talks about the depression that can come from comparing oneself to others especially on Instagram! Dave leads Boris through gratefulness exercises, which focus him into joy and self-esteem.
Materials Required: pencil and paper
Age Group: Early Elementary/KS1
This lesson cross references the SEL Core Competency: 'Social-Awareness.'
This lesson cross-references with B-LS 5. B-LS 3. from the ASCA Mindset and Behavior Standards.
OR1: Online Relationships - that people sometimes behave differently online, including by pretending to be someone they are not.
MW6: Mental Wellbeing - simple self-care techniques
RR4: Respectful Relationships - the importance of self-respect and how this links to their own happiness.
Up Next in Unit 2 - Too Much Selfie isn't Healthy!
Roboman, Heart of the Earth
Boris becomes a superhero. He is the heart of the earth... Dave and Boris talk about how to celebrate one’ strengths and superpowers. Dave teaches Boris that service is the best place to put our gifts and powers. "With great power comes great responsibility." - Uncle Ben - Roboman
Boris's arms are always open... and that's because robots can't cross their arms. In this lesson Dave and Boris talk about opening up to the people around you. Boris learns about all the connections we share, and he discovers that the more you open your arms and let people in, the more the world ...