Parents could be forgiven for thinking that our children are born media literate. They are mediatized, certainly, even before they are born: it’s a rare baby shower that doesn’t feature Elsa or Elmo in one form or another. As for digital literacy, kids take to devices like the proverbial ducks to water, quickly becoming expert […]
Author: Matthew Johnson
Discover MediaSmarts’ workshops and lesson plans on gender stereotypes in the media and their impact on children and youth. See how they can fit in your province or territory’s curriculum.
Like their mobile devices, today’s youth are expected by their peers to be “always on” – and worry about what’s happening when they’re not.