Tech For Good Canada

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In Salon discussion with experts & online community chats

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Surveys, videos, movies & articles on our digital world

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Train kids & teens, parents, and education professionals on making tech beneficial

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The experts worldwide warning about the Digital Crisis

The experts worldwide warning about the Digital Crisis

While the world keeps turning, there are more likely 100 journalists, business professionals, authors, professors and informed citizens pointing at problems with the Tech industry which I call, after the Climate Crisis, the Digital Crisis. I’m just getting...

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Kids & teens’ mental health & development at stake with Canadian schools adopting distance learning well

Kids & teens’ mental health & development at stake with Canadian schools adopting distance learning well

What’s at stake, if teacher unions remain opposed to synchronous learning and governments like the one in Ontario focus on the number of video sessions a teacher must hold each day, as a replacement for research-based efficient elearning techniques? Simply a cohort of students ‘ mental health and intellectual capabilities. And down the line, what is at stake are increased inequalities among youth and a loss of sovereignty for Canada, when private foreign online players persuade parents who can afford it to sign up to their online learning programs for their kids.

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FTX Debacle: Teachers, Beware of Tech Hype (again)

FTX Debacle: Teachers, Beware of Tech Hype (again)

After it was found, in November 2022, that the bankrupt crypto currency exchange FTX had no financial reporting whatsoever, despite having big name investors like Black Rock, Sequoia, the ontario Teachers Pension Fund and SoftBank, its safe to assume another round of Tech hype has come and gone – since the 2000 era boom and bust. But teachers, while they’re not traded (yet?), I wonder how much of students’ futures is lost when they spend hours on YouTube on the school-supplied Chromebook or iPad and what’s the cost to them and us all as a society ?

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Using & Featuring Civic Tech in Toronto’s 2022 Mayor Election

Using & Featuring Civic Tech in Toronto’s 2022 Mayor Election

So we used our Twitter Tech for Good Canada account , its Facebook page and the We Stop Scrolling TikTok account tracking social media activism to feature an equitable selection of tweets from candidates, interest groups, journalists, informed citizens and traditional media about Toronto’s October 2022 election. Hashtags like #TOPoli, #ToVotes, and #ToVotes22 are a way to find those conversations online. We also curated a list of To Poli accounts on this Twitter list.

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Testimonials

Sandrine 

Parent of student, Aix

Very useful conference! Caroline allowed us to better understand the digital environment in which we live, and to decode its strengths and…

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Patricia

Director of the Montessori Es En Ciel School, Aix

I admit, I didn’t know what to expect with this new type of “digital citizen” workshop for Elementary and High School.

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Sandrine 

Parent of student, Aix

Very useful conference! Caroline allowed us to better understand the digital environment in which we live, and to decode its strengths and…

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