Digital Literacy

Resources used for delivery of Digital Citizenship Action Plan

Resources

www.mediasmarts.ca - A Canadian, not-for-profit charitable organization for

digital and media literacy. Their vision is that children and youth have the

critical thinking skills to engage with media as active and informed digital

citizens.

www.youthprivacy.ca - A site available from the youth privacy section of the

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. Here you will find a variety of

resources and tools that have been designed for Canadian educators and

parents/guardians.

www.commonsensemedia.org - A resource dedicated to improving the lives of

kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and

independent voice needed to thrive in a world of media and technology.

Supplementary Resources

www.netsmartz.org - A resource provided for parents/guardians, educators

and youth from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

www.reallifeonline.ca - An Ontario resource that aims to educate children to be

safe and healthy by applying real life behaviours to life online.

www.cybertip.ca - A resource operated by the Canadian Centre for Child

Protection, the site’s mandate is to protect children from online sexual

exploitation.

www.kidsintheknow.ca - A safety program designed to empower children and

reduce their risk of victimization with a focus on self-esteem and critical

problem-solving skills.