Gambling is an issue that parents rarely talk about with their children, but easy access to online gambling sites has made this a pressing issue that needs to be addressed with young people. In this section, we offer parents and teachers resources for discussing this topic with children and youth.
In this lesson, students learn how to create their own youth consumer magazine or Internet site.
In this lesson, students will produce a 20 minute news broadcast.
This lesson looks at the ways in which online gambling draws in youth and increases the risk that they will become problem gamblers.
“Media Literacy for Development & Children’s Rights” was created by UNICEF Canada to help young people in grades 6 - 8 understand the role played by the media in influencing their attitudes and perceptions about developing nations and development issues. This module contains a series of lessons, exercises and background information to help familiarize students with the issues and challenges surrounding representation of other countries and cultures by the media.
Lessons on Media and Global Development for Grades 7-12
In this lesson, students explore how magazines are developed to reach specific target markets.
This lesson looks at the increasing prominence of gambling in the media, particularly movies and television.