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Digital Citizenship Course

CyberCivics Helping Kids Build a Healthy Relationship with Technology  learn more

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Digital Literacy Learning Hub

What is digital literacy? We love Canada's Media Smarts definition above. Cyber Civics, our middle school digital literacy curriculum, includes lessons on these three important elements of digital literacy: digital citizenship, information literacy and media literacy. Learn more about Cyber Civics and watch the video below to learn why "Digital Literacy IS Today's Literacy."  learn more

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Get Free Digital Literacy Resources — Curated Just for You!

Digital Skills for a Global Society defines digital literacy as the knowledge of and ability to use digital technologies to locate information; evaluate information; synthesize, create and communicate information; and understand the human and technological complexities of a digital media landscape. Being digitally literate means having the skills to be an informed consumer, critical thinker,…  learn more

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Information Literacy: Concepts and Teaching Strategies

Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning.  learn more

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Media Literacy

In an age of fake news, we recognize the need to integrate media literacy across subject areas and beyond the school day. We greatly appreciate the many educators and organizations that have stepped up to create and share the timely resources we have curated on this site, such as the Media Smarts and the NY…  learn more

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MediaSmarts: Lessons & Resources

Welcome to the.  MediaSmarts’ website, home to one of the world’s most comprehensive collections of digital and media literacy resources. In this section, you can use our search tool to help you find lesson plans, tip sheets and other resources on various media topics.  learn more

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US Digital Literacy

Digital Literacy and Media Literacy for Today’s Learners The definition of literacy has evolved in the 21st century. The basic definition of literacy means to be able to read and write. To be successful in today’s digital world, literacy goes far beyond being able to read and write. What it means to be digitally literate…  learn more