This article outlines, by category, 60 inspiring ways that teachers and students can put Twitter to work in the classroom. Categories include: communication, organization, resources, writing skills and Twitter exercises.
This infographic represents the results of a MediaSmarts study. Which networked technologies are available in the classroom and how are they used to support learning? What knowledge and skills have teachers developed to make the most of these technologies?
This guide is for parents/guardians, teachers and mentors who want to be the trusted adults girls need when they have problems online. You'll find information about the issues girls and young women face, conversation-starters, ways to support and advocate for them, legal issues and more.
In this lesson, students discuss “viral” photos, videos and news stories that spread via social media. Students are introduced to tools and techniques for gauging accuracy based on context, helping them make responsible decisions about forwarding these stories and videos.
This workshop "explores many of the online image issues teenage girls in grades 7-9 may encounter when they use digital media – particularly social networks." The workshop includes a video plus a facilitator's guide with detailed instructions and activities.
This Canadian research (2017) explores the process teens go through before sharing photos online. The research provides insights into the pressure teens are under to create very carefully constructed versions of themselves online.
This is a National Film Board documentary "that examines the impact of the internet on interpersonal relationships and the construction of identity, through the eyes of eight young music fans." Scroll down to watch videos of eight individuals as they tell their stories.
This video explains network theory and how networks keep us connected. Learn how we live within a web of networks, not just on social media. How does Googling a single word provide millions of results?