Use, Understand & Create: A digital literacy training program for Canadian educators

Description

Canadian children need digital literacy skills to support their well-being, future economic outcomes and ability to contribute to society in significant and meaningful ways. Use, Understand & Create is a free program that will reach 2,000 university students obtaining an education degree on how to implement digital literacy into their teaching practice. This has the potential to improve the digital literacy skills of over 145,000 students from kindergarten to grade 12 in Canada. In addition to bilingual resources, the program will also help new teachers learn how to set boundaries and protect their professional status when using online platforms. 

  • Organization

    MediaSmarts

  • Project Type

    Digital Literacy

  • Funding Year

    2017

  • Province or Territory

    Ontario

  • Geographic Reach

    National