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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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.

Featured Workshop

That’s Not Me
Framed around key concepts of media literacy, the That’s Not Me tutorial examines how entertainment and news media represent diversity and the impact these media portrayals can have on the value we place on individuals and groups in society.


Want to get involved? Check out our resources for the classroom and home.

I Make Movies

Take a minute to learn about what goes into making a movie with this video from MPA Canada.

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