Teens learn new digital skills for making and creating  at Media Literacy Week launch OTTAWA…. The 11th annual Media Literacy Week kicked off today in Ottawa with students from across Canada coming together to learn new digital media production skills. The event, held at the Canadian Museum of Nature, was hosted by MediaSmarts and the…

  Education Minister to Proclaim Media Literacy Week in Manitoba Costumed students make their own “monsters” with makerspace technology For immediate release: October 28, 2016 Media Advisory Who:     The Honourable Ian Wishart, Minister of Education and Training; Norm Gould, President of The Manitoba Teachers’ Society; Ted Fransen, Superintendent, Pembina Trails School Division; Julie Fisher, Board…

Regent Park Focus Youth Media Arts Centre celebrates Media Literacy Week In honour of the 11th Annual National Media Literacy Week (October 31 to November 4, 2016), the Regent Park Focus Youth Media Arts Centre will be hosting a series of events, tours, workshops and panel discussions. See schedule of events below. Operating since 1990,…

OTTAWA MediaSmarts, Canada’s leading centre for digital and media literacy and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), today announced this year’s theme for Media Literacy Week, from Oct.  31 to Nov. 4, will focus on hands-on media creation for children and teens. “Makers and Creators” will celebrate the ways parents and teachers can help young people become…

Winnipeg, MB (Nov. 2, 2015) – Winnipeg youth, teachers and community leaders gathered today for an engaging morning exploring what it means to be a good digital citizen and how to promote respect online. The event, held at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, marked the start of the tenth annual Media Literacy Week which runs…

Toronto, ON (November 3, 2014) High school students from the GTA – joined virtually by youth from across Canada – came together this morning to learn how to leverage the power of social media platforms for advocacy, activism and peer support. The event, held at the Facebook Canada office, marked the launch of Media Literacy Week….

Ottawa (May 7, 2014) – MediaSmarts and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) are pleased to announce that the theme for Canada’s ninth annual Media Literacy Week (November 3-7, 2014) will focus on the positive uses of social networking by young people. The official theme of the week – Youth and Social Networking: Creative, connected and…

Young people today spend large amounts of time sharing parts of their personal lives online playing games, “checking in” with geolocation apps and posting photos and catching up with friends on social media sites. Despite this openness, young people’s privacy does indeed matter to them, especially as their online actions become increasingly monitored by parents,…

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