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Age Group: 0 to 11 years

Break the Fake

Developed by MediaSmarts, this website offers a lot of resources such as workshops, lessons plans, fact-checking tips, posters and infographics to help both children and adults to fight online disinformation. Please click on the link below to access the content: https://mediasmarts.ca/break-fake

Facts Matter: Building Critical Media Literacy

Facts Matter is an introductory guide for adult literacy and adult education practitioners who wish to build their students’ knowledge, understanding, skills and confidence in critical thinking, media and digital literacy. It was created by 80:20 –Educating and Acting for a Better World, an Irish-based charity that promotes popular education on human development and human

MediaWise Youtube channel

This YouTube channel features fact-checking videos submitted by MediaWise’s Teen Fact-Checking Network, collaborations with the MediaWise Ambassadors, and media literacy tips. It is a good resource for those who want to learn how to tell fact from fiction. MediaWise is a non-profit, nonpartisan program of The Poynter Institute, that aims to teach people how to

Skillify – understand your level of digital skills

Skillify is a self-assessment tool developed by The Digital Collective (DigiCo) to help people understand their level of digital skills in 21 different topics. It covers the following areas: Information and Data Literacy; Communication and Collaboration; Digital Content Creation; Safety; and Problem Solving. It provides a detailed report on people’s digital skills and some recommendations to

Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Free lessons on news and media literacy developed by Common Sense Education. The Digital Citizenship Curriculum addresses critical issues facing children in a fast-changing world of media and technology. The lessons teach students to think critically and develop the habits of mind to navigate digital dilemmas in their everyday lives. Please click on the link below

Civic Online Reasoning

This research-based curriculum developed by the Stanford History Education Group offers lessons and assessments to help students evaluate online information that affects them, their communities, and the world. It is necessary to create a free account. Please click on the link below to access the content: https://cor.stanford.edu/curriculum/

Checkology – News Literacy Project

Checkology is a free e-learning platform with engaging, authoritative lessons on subjects like news media bias, misinformation, conspiratorial thinking and more. Learners develop the ability to identify credible information, seek out reliable sources and apply critical thinking skills to separate fact-based content from falsehoods. Please click on the link below to access the content:

MIL literate citizens

Think critically, click wisely! This curriculum presents a comprehensive competency framework of media and information literacy and offers educators and learners structured pedagogical suggestions. It features various detailed modules covering the range of competencies needed to navigate today’s communications ecosystem. This resource links media and information literacy to emerging issues, such as artificial intelligence, digital