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Responsible Online Interactions
This is an NSTeens video about acceptable behaviour when playing an online game. Are you being competitive, or are you crossing the line and being a griefer?
Building your Brand: Establishing a Positive Online Presence
This is a two-page tip sheet created to help youth manage their online identity.
Cite It Right
This module provides the What? When? Where? Why? and How? of proper academic citation. See how MLA, APA and Chicago style citations are set out. You can practice identifying the key elements of citations and then try the quiz.
Haters and Trolls
Here's a video with tips for how to deal with haters and trolls online.
Heads Up! Stop. Think. Click
Here's a reminder that before we post online, download a game or buy something, we should take a second to stop and think before we click. Just using our heads...
MediaSmarts: Click if You Agree
MediaSmarts: Do the Right Thing
This is a tip sheet that encourages teen students to think ethically about their online behaviour. The tip sheet focuses on three key messages about respect: privacy, feelings and property.
MediaSmarts: Online Ethics
This collection of resources explores how ethical concepts (ethical development, empathy and laws, rules and personal morality) affect the ways that young people behave online as well as the opportunities they represent for developing digital literacy skills.
MediaSmarts: Reality Check Game
This is a collection of engaging "missions" during which students read a story on a social network feed; the story might be entirely true, entirely false, or somewhere in between. Students click on different parts to see the clues and then decide how reliable the story is and how to respond. Each scenario is designed to be played in 15 minutes or less.
Real-Life Stories - Split Decisions
Lily and Gabriela aren’t getting along, on- or offline. See examples of how pausing and considering what we post can change how things turn out.
Share with Care
Check out this video. It's a great reminder that the things we post online could have an impact on people in the real world.
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