This four-part assignment is intended to be used with Nancy Lublin's Ted Talks "Texting That Saves Lives" and "How Data From a Crisis Text Line is Saving Lives."
This assignment is appropriate for a high school-level Psychology, Current Events, Social Problems, or Health class.
The videos, questions, discussion, and culminating project can be completed in 2-3 class periods or assigned as homework. Use one part or all four parts depending on how much time you have.
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