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Watch The Social Dilemma Movie Via Zoom on Wednesdays at 8:30 PM EST, Free of charge

The Tech for good Canada non profit invites you to a Social Dilemma watch party. This breakthrough documentary about how social media, YouTube's and Google's design divide us, make us addicted and depressed is essential viewing to understand the world we live in.   This chart of hospital admissions for teen girls since 2004, when the iPhone launched, is staggering (Source: Social Dilemma)...

Social Networks and Video Games: Addictive By Design – June 2020

Join a new citizen discussion on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 proposed in French by Tech for Good Canada. It will bring together an informed audience and four French-speaking Canadian experts to explore the addictive design (in parallel with "planned obsolescence") of video games and online social media. Registration for the Zoom call, free but mandatory, is available here: eSalon Discussion on...

The New Normal in Higher Education challenges universities & colleges on privacy & quality of learning

As Covid pushed universities and colleges to teach online, preserving privacy & quality of learning are new questions at these bricks and mortar institutions. Over 80 individuals — professors, parents, Ed Tech entrepreneurs, students and administrators —connected online Wednesday June 10 for an hour and a half long eDiscussion held by Tech for Good Canada on “The New Normal in Higher...

Event: Canadian Schools & Distance Learning during Covid-19 – June 23, 2020

As the media has conveyed, shutting schools to students has taken quite a toll on learning, parents’ lives, and kids and teens’ mental health. I started hearing horror stories from other friends who had school aged kids in March 2020, when schools in Ontario and most of Canada shut their doors to students. In Toronto, Canada’s largest city, distance learning did not kick in until late at public...

June 10, 2020 Event: The New Normal in Higher Education in Canada

Covid-19 is creating a vaccum in higher education in Canada where Ed Tech will step in. The question is: will it be to students' benefit? As in person classes at schools and universities stopped in Canada and most of the western world in March 2020, a void appeared in terms of teaching. School teachers or university professors could not immediately continue teaching through online technology,...

Main Authors

Caroline Isautier

From digital marketing to digital citizenship

Kate Tillezcek

Canada Research Chair on Youth

Hessie Jones

Venture Partner, Matr Ventures, privacy and marketing expert

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