What is Media Literacy Week?

Media Literacy Week highlights the importance of teaching children and teens digital and media literacy skills to ensure their interactions with media are positive and enriching.

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In Action

Find out about the great things youth and educators are doing in your community.

Featured Workshop

Intended for girls in grades 7-9, Half Girl, Half Face explores many of the online image issues teenage girls may encounter when they use digital media.

Ideas for Activities

Want to get involved? Check out our activity packages for the classroom, community, and home.

Media Literacy 101

Take a minute to learn about the key concepts of media literacy and how they’re a useful tool for examining mass media and popular culture.

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Recent Blog Posts

OTTAWA MediaSmarts, Canada’s leading centre for digital and media literacy and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF),…

Talking to Industry about Respect in a Digital World: A Webinar 8pm EST Link: https://plus.google.com/events/cblq9bctohne5sjiq0a5fli8qm8…

Winnipeg, MB (Nov. 2, 2015) – Winnipeg youth, teachers and community leaders gathered today for…


By Laurie Azzi Laurie Azzi is a Grade 6 teacher and Special Education specialist from…