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