Your Connected Life: A Teen’s Guide to Life Online in English and in French

By |2016-11-07T10:57:39-05:00November 17th, 2015|Blog Posts, Digital Citizenship|

Your Connected Life: A Teen’s Guide to Life Online offers teen-tested tips and solutions for everything from balancing screen time with school work, managing relationships and reputation online, to using the Internet to find the best information on health, hobbies and homework. The Your Connected Life guide was made possible with support from Shaw Communications

Media Smarts Launches Use, Understand, and Create – A Bilingual Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian Schools

By |2016-11-07T10:57:44-05:00April 21st, 2015|Blog Posts, Cool Tools, Digital Citizenship|

According to Media Smarts: "Young Canadians need to be able to make good choices about privacy, ethics, safety and verifying information when they’re using digital media, and they need to be prepared to be active and engaged digital citizens. Based on our research on digital literacy education in Canada, USE, UNDERSTAND & CREATE provides a

YouTube in the Canadian Classroom?

By |2014-12-05T07:56:29-05:00December 4th, 2014|Blog Posts|

Hello, Back in 2012 I shared a video from Seneca College (in Ontario) about what could and could not be done with YouTube in classrooms across Canada given the then current copyright laws. With the passing of the new copyright laws, that original video became obsolete. Here is the new video that demonstrates very clearly

Copyright Matters! 3rd edition

By |2016-11-07T10:57:51-05:00January 28th, 2013|Blog Posts, QSLiN Updates|

Thanks to Raphaella Dixon of the LBPSB for brining this to my attention. As you may be aware, the copyright law in Canada was amended this past November. Here is a link to an easy-to-read guide published for educators by the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC). Written in a question and answer format,

YouTube in the Classroom video

By |2016-11-07T10:57:52-05:00June 7th, 2012|Blog Posts, QSLiN Updates|

Hello all, Take a look at the video below all about what you can and cannot do with YouTube in the classroom under the terms of use set out by YouTube. It was put together by some librarians at Seneca College in Toronto and I first saw it at the ABC Copyright Conference on 4

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