“Students require an understanding of self as the basis for making healthy choices, having healthy interactions with others and using resources wisely, as well as for lifelong career development. They also require information, planning tools and processes to make decisions and develop action plans for effective life management.” Career and Life Management
Digital and media literacy outcomes relate to the General Outcome 1, Personal Choices, and General Outcome 2, Resource Choices, in a number of different ways: by helping students to learn to regulate their emotions and manage conflict, by teaching students to deconstruct alcohol and tobacco advertising, and by making students critical consumers of media in general and advertising in particular, among others.
Click on a grade level under Career and Life Management for a list of media-related outcomes and links to supporting resources from the MediaSmarts site. (Note: as many of our lessons can be adapted to suit different grade levels, specific lessons may be listed for more than one grade. Teachers should also note that individual lessons often satisfy a number of learning outcomes.)