“The most important thing I learned is that you need to look at things from all views. Everyone brings up good points. We can sometimes be one-sided.”

– Student, Grade 8


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Student Resources

SCAN lesson link

SCAN jumpstart for student log in: (PDF) Directions for student log in

Jumpstart page: (PDF) Hints on what to do for each of the four steps.

SCAN Steps: (PDF) Full page graphic of SCAN Steps.

SCAN discussion guidelines: (PDF) Suggestions for good digital citizenship.

SCAN and Goal Setting: (PDF) worksheet

SCAN persuasive essay graphic organizer: (PDF) A guide (organizer and directions) to help you develop a persuasive essay based on your SCAN session.

Critical thinking guidelines: Great tips for students for critical thinking

SCAN video: Watch a video that demonstrates how the SCAN tool works

Kids' take: A short video about SCAN done by students at the Mt. Olive Middle School using Windows Movie Maker