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Age Group: 0 to 17 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

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

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:

Transformative Media Pedagogies

This is a recorded webinar on the launch of ‘Transformative Media Pedagogies’, a book edited by Paul Mihailidis, Sangita Shresthova and Megan Fromm that explores the concept of individual and collective transformation as the underlying driver for media pedagogy. It offers valuable insights and practical strategies for implementing transformative media pedagogies across learning environments and

Critical Media Literacy in Teacher Education

This article by Jeff Share, Tatevik Mamikonyan and Eduardo Lopez discusses how teachers can use a critical media literacy framework – which has evolved from cultural studies and critical pedagogy – to  help students at all grade levels learn to critically analyse media messages and create their own alternative content. Please click on the link

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

Go Viral!

This is a 5-minute game that helps protect people against COVID-19 misinformation. You’ll learn about some of the most common strategies used to spread false and misleading information about the virus. Understanding these tricks allows you to resist them the next time you come across them online. You can also access a study that explains