Media Awareness and Internet Safety
This easy-to navigate website, operated by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, offers information and resources for parents, educators, and other adults about internet safety. This includes age-specific information on what kids are doing online, the risks associated with those activities and strategies to keep them safer while engaging in online activities. The site is also available in French.
MediaSmarts is a Canadian not-for-profit charitable organization for digital and media literacy. Their vision is that children and youth have the critical thinking skills to engage with media as active and informed digital citizens. There are resources for teachers and parents.
Concerned Children's Advertisers- Long Live Kids
To extend the learning from our award-winning public service announcements, CCA develops comprehensive education programs for children in kindergarten to grade eight. Long Live Kids teaches kids eat smart, move more and be media wise! (Information taken from their website). There are bilingual programs for teachers, parents, and kids on this accessible website.
5 Online Privacy Tools- Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
These resources are designed to be accessed by teachers and parents to use with students, and include
Visit the www.youthprivacy.ca site for more information, or click on the link above for a summary of what is available.