2.2 Building Critical Thinking


Building Critical Thinking and Porn Literacy

The following tools can help stimulate critical thinking and draw out young people’s ideas and understandings during porn conversations.

The P.O.R.N. Literacy Tool

The ‘Reflect, Reframe, Refer’ Tool

Examples of The ‘Reflect, Reframe, Refer’ tool in action

“Young people think the way adults talk about porn needs to change. Young people by and large share real, sometimes serious concerns about the influence of porn.

However persistent negative messages from adults often don’t match their own feelings and experiences, and that makes it harder for young people and adults to talk about porn.”

Growing Up with Porn, Classification Office, NZ 2020