"MediaSmarts is pleased to announce the final installment of Use, Understand & Create: A Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian Schools. Since launching the K-8 component of the framework in 2015, we have now completed the final section for grades 9-12. Teachers across the country can use this cross-curricular resource, in both official languages, to give students the skills they need for the digital age. The framework is directly informed by extensive, Canadian research.
"The framework includes over 50 lessons and interactive games, organized by grade level from Kindergarten to Grade 12, that are aligned with seven aspects of digital literacy:
Finding and Verifying
Ethics and Empathy
Privacy and Security
Making and Remixing
"The seventh aspect, Making and Remixing, is new to the grade 9-12 component, and encourages students across Canada to move from being media consumers to media producers, by creating and remixing their own work.
Digital Literacy Framework: Now Complete, from K to 12
Give students the skills they need for the digital age