Learning to listen to and communicate with people we may not agree with or understand are essential skills online and for future voters. Encourage learners to bring a mindset of curiosity and respect to these interactions without being confrontational.
- Younger Children – When people choose unkind words, how can we help them take a different approach and have a more positive mindset during a tough time?
- Middle School – How can we learn from people who are different from us? Why is it important for us to learn from people who are different from us?
- High School – How can we talk with people who we disagree with? What is the difference between a question that is based in curiosity compared to a question that is based in confrontation?
“I Take Care of Others”
Quick-Guides & Guides
Parent’s & Educator’s Quick-Guide to Hate Speech
Parent’s and Educator’s Guide to Combatting Hate Speech
1. ReThink Founder on How App Promotes Kindness & Decency
2. Stopping Bias & Hate Speech
Ask Trish is a weekly post for students by ConnectSafely’s youth advisor Trisha Prabhu.
Ask Trish: Finding Positivity Online
Ask Trish: Being Funny vs. Mean, Online Edition
Other Great Resources
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