For decades, Canada has been a world leader in media literacy education. Today, though, our media world has changed: anyone can create and spread fake images, videos, websites and social media accounts, and every one of us has the potential to make things worse by sharing bad information with our family and friends. Canadians agree […]
Over the last few years, Canada has made important contributions to the research on cyberbullying and sexting—and, in particular, how to address these issues in the classroom. In both cases, this research has led to a change in approach, with less emphasis on risk and punishment and more on promoting respect and consent. With regards […]
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.
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation and MediaSmarts partnered to gain a better understanding of the role new technologies play in teaching and learning in Canadian schools.
A recent K-12 survey on the usage of networked technologies has found that teachers use technology to support learning in a myriad of ways, from group work to lesson support. Get the highlights of the survey here.