November 5 to 9, 2018 is Media Literacy Week! This year’s theme is Fact or Fake: Help the World Stop Misinformation in Its Tracks. The week will highlight the importance of verifying that online information is true, unbiased and relevant.
Here is a sample video from the ‘Media Minute’ series – a unit of videos and lessons designed specifically for elementary students.
Ideas for Families (Tips, Games, Videos, Tutorials)
All About Me (Career Education Resource) – Digital Literacy Lesson Plans
- Creating a Positive Digital Footprint (Gr. 1-3)
- Digital Citizenship (Gr. 4-6)
- Digital Citizenship – Online Safety (K-6)
Use, Understand & Create: A Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian Schools (“Teachers can access digital literacy classroom resources aligned with curriculum outcomes set out by their province or territory.”)
MediaSmarts Lessons and Resources (Search by topic/grade)
Visit http://www.medialiteracyweek.ca/ and follow along with #MediaLitWk to learn more about events and programming across Canada!