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Improving Youth Mental Health — and Protecting Canada’s Democracy involves Youth Digital Citizenship Education

Improving Youth Mental Health — and Protecting Canada’s Democracy involves Youth Digital Citizenship Education

The new civics education involves explaining to young people -and many adults- how digital tech has been designed- free of legal constraints or care for individual protection. The risk, if they’re used without guidance, , is to fall prey to privacy & security violations, cyberbullying, digital addiction, depression and disinformation and bias in the case of AI.

Online Privacy & Security Curriculum for Schools Grades K to 12 in Canada

Digital Citizenship / Digital Literacy Education for grades K to 12 As parents were caught off guard by the rise of online media, teaching young people of all ages in school to be safe and private when they’re online is crucial, not only for healthy social interactions, but also for their mental well-being and their safety. This is a necesary move to expand on what is called digital literacy...

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

How do you do distance learning right in primary and secondary schools?   This was the topic of an hour and a half long discussion Tech for Good Canada convened with Canadian elearning researchers and educators this Tuesday, June 23 rd, 2020. Given the very mixed record of schooling in most of Canada’s public schools during Covid-19, what is at stake is whole cohorts’ well being and...

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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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