Association for Media Literacy external-link

The Association for Media Literacy (AML) is a not-for-profit, charitable association of teachers, librarians, consultants, parents, cultural workers, and media professionals concerned with helping people develop an informed and critical understanding of the nature of media, their techniques, and their impact.

NewsWise: a news literacy initiative external-link

NewsWise aims to help students understand the role of journalism in a democracy and develop the habits and skills to find and filter information online. CIVIX has developed this website in partnership with the Canadian Journalism Foundation. Access lesson plans, videos, and more. Available in English and French.

 

Digital Literacy 101 external-link

New digital literacy resources for teachers, developed by MediaSmarts, to support the implementation  of digital literacy into their teaching practice and to help them to develop digital literacy lessons and activities that suit their students’ needs. Tutorials or Powerpoint presentations geared to grade levels

Critical Media Literacy Resources for JK-12 – Addressing Violence in the Media

The Free Radical external-link

The Free Radical provides media violence information and strategies, with a particular emphasis on the mistreatment of girls and women in popular culture.

MediaSmarts external-link

MediaSmarts (formerly known as Media Awareness Network) offers resources and support for everyone interested in media literacy and digital literacy for young people. Teachers can access lesson plans, classroom activities, background articles, and Canadian resources for media education.

Killology Research Group external-link

Killology.com offers a variety of publications, books, and audio/visual resources about the effects of media violence on kids. Lt. Col. Dave Grossman is an internationally recognized scholar, author, soldier, and speaker who is one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and violent crime.