Teaching "The Social Dilemma": Taking Back Control from Tech

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Join David Jay and Doug Keller of the Center for Humane Technology and Share My Lesson for this engaging webinar on the use and the effects of humane techology.

Available on Demand

This presentation on The Social Dilemma, a new Netflix documentary, will discuss the ways in which technology companies use our psychology against us, and how this race for human attention impacts everything from individual mental health to the spread of misinformation. We will discuss how young people who use and build technology differently are ushering in a new era of humane technology and being mindful of the ethics of consumer tech.


Available for one-hour of PD credit. A certificate of completion will be available for download at the end of your session that you can submit for your school's or district's approval.

You may want to watch the documentary on Netflix prior to the webinar, but that is not required.

On Demand version is available in closed captioning in English and Spanish.

Original Air Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020


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October 2020
Excellent and empowering webinar! Inspired to continue creating spaces for these hard conversations with students, families and fellow educators.
October 2020
Great and valuable webinar
October 2020
Thoughtful, powerful conversation on what I think is the tip of the iceberg for our students and ourselves with the use and impact of social platforms. "Our will power is pitted against the most powerful tool created in the world..." I have changed my view on this concept after watching the documentary and now attending this session. Thank you!
October 2020
Relevant, provided lots of resources & data, provided an understanding that there is a great need for advocacy for systemic change, not just personal behavioural change.
October 2020