Select language, opens an overlay
13 items
Be Internet Awesome
Web Resource
Smart, Alert, Strong, Kind and Brave: These are the five key elements of internet awesomeness according to Google. The Be Internet Awesome Family Guide co...Show more Smart, Alert, Strong, Kind and Brave: These are the five key elements of internet awesomeness according to Google. The Be Internet Awesome Family Guide compiles a wide array of resources to help families practice online safety and digital citizenship at home. Show less
Play Interland - Be Internet Awesome
Web Resource
Interland is an adventure-packed online game that puts the key lessons of digital citizenship and safety into hands-on practice. Play your way to being Internet Awesome. Interland is an adventure-packed online game that puts the key lessons of digital citizenship and safety into hands-on practice. Play your way to being Internet Awesome. Show less
Are you Web aware?  A checklist for parents
Web Resource
Media Smarts, Canada's Centre for Digital and Media Literacy, has a wealth of resources for parents, educators and kids of all ages. The whole site is wo...Show more Media Smarts, Canada's Centre for Digital and Media Literacy, has a wealth of resources for parents, educators and kids of all ages. The whole site is worth exploring, but this simple checklist for parents is a great place to start. Take a quick and honest look look at your own family's digital citizenship, and see if there is more you can do. Find more resources at https://mediasmarts.ca/parents. Show less
Exploring YouTube Confidently:
Web Resource
If your kids love YouTube but you have some concerns, you are not alone. This family guide addresses some of the technical aspects of content settings wh...Show more If your kids love YouTube but you have some concerns, you are not alone. This family guide addresses some of the technical aspects of content settings while outlining possible discussions families can have about critical thinking, browsing and sharing content responsibly, and how to process the array of emotions (excitement, calm, fear, and discomfort) that come with watching videos online. Show less
Digital Citizenship Guide for Parents
Web Resource
This comprehensive guide, prepared by the Government of Canada, includes parenting tips and discussion questions you can use when talking to your children...Show more This comprehensive guide, prepared by the Government of Canada, includes parenting tips and discussion questions you can use when talking to your children about their life online. You'll find plenty of concrete advice and examples of specific phrases to use with kids of different age ranges. Show less
ISTE Standards in Action - YouTube Playlist
Web Resource
"Digital citizens recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and th...Show more "Digital citizens recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical" - ISTE. These four short videos outline the specific digital citizenship standards for students (Digital Footprint, Online Behavior, Intellectual Property, and Digital Privacy) as set out by the International Society for Technology in Education. Show less
Common Sense Media: Age-Based Media Reviews for Families
Web Resource
Common Sense Media provides entertainment and technology recommendations and reviews for families. Parents and caregivers can review what others say about...Show more Common Sense Media provides entertainment and technology recommendations and reviews for families. Parents and caregivers can review what others say about games, movies, and apps for youth of all ages to help determine if specific media is appropriate for individual children. Show less
Digital Citizenship
Streaming Video - 2016
Calgary Public Library Media Literacy - Take the Quiz!
Web Resource
Calgary Public Library wants kids to understand what it means to have strong media literacy and helps them learn how to consume, share, and produce media ...Show more Calgary Public Library wants kids to understand what it means to have strong media literacy and helps them learn how to consume, share, and produce media thoughtfully and responsibly. This page lists some great resources, but the real highlight is the Info Investigator quiz game, developed in partnership with Media Smarts, and recommended for Grades 4 - 6. Test your media literacy and learn something new! Show less
Parenting Teens and Tweens in the Digital World
Web Resource
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection outlines five key online safety risks for tweens and teens and provides thorough information along with practical...Show more The Canadian Centre for Child Protection outlines five key online safety risks for tweens and teens and provides thorough information along with practical and simple tips to keep youth safe. The guide includes specific examples of how to respond to dangerous and uncomfortable situations and how to prevent them. Show less
Connect Safely - Parents Quick-Guide to Instagram
Web Resource
This recently updated guide provides parents a brief overview of what Instagram is, and how to protect the privacy, safety and wellbeing of the youth who ...Show more This recently updated guide provides parents a brief overview of what Instagram is, and how to protect the privacy, safety and wellbeing of the youth who use it. Connect Safely is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security. Show less
Don’t get sextorted, send a naked mole rat.
Web Resource
This clever campaign involves a funny animal stand-in for another sort of picture you could text. The website includes important information about sextortion, downloadable naked mole rat gifs, and more. This clever campaign involves a funny animal stand-in for another sort of picture you could text. The website includes important information about sextortion, downloadable naked mole rat gifs, and more. Show less
Y Digital Literacy
Web Resource
"Y-Digital Literacy aims to empower everyone to learn digital skills that can positively impact their work, education and personal lives." From ...Show more "Y-Digital Literacy aims to empower everyone to learn digital skills that can positively impact their work, education and personal lives." From this site, you can find out more about the workshops provided and how to book a free session as an individual or for a group. Show less
[]
[]
To Top