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This guide contains resources and tools to support teachers as they address digital life skills such as copyright, digital presence, media literacy, social media and online safety.
Digital Literacy Lessons
Fact Checking Sites
Fake News Sites
Open Use Image Collections
Open Use Music/Video Collections
Research - Citation
Research - Search and Evaluation
Critical Thinking: News & Media Literacy
Digital & Media Literacy 7-9
Digital & Media Literacy 10-12
Digital Citzenship Grades 4-6
Copyright Decision Tool
The Copyright Decision Maker is a tool to help teachers determine copyright limitations. The tool was created by the Copyright Consortium of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC).
Copyright Matters!: Some Questions and Answers for Teachers
This document (updated 2016) provides advice for educators on copyright issues in Canada, relating to print materials, video, music, as well as the internet. This is an excellent resource for teachers.
CMEC provides this introduction to "fair dealing", one of the key provisions in the Copyright Act, particularly for educators. (CMEC is the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada.)
MediaSmarts: Fair Dealing for Media Education
Canadian media education organization MediaSmarts provides an explanation of Fair Dealing for educators. The two-part test to determine if a use is fair dealing is clearly explained.
MediaSmarts: Up, Up and Away? (TM)
This lesson plan is designed for grades 7-8; it deals with intellectual property, copyright and trademark and the differences between these key concepts.
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