DigitalSmarts: Discover Online Safety

The DigitalSmarts program is a series of eight hour-long workshops designed to teach important everyday digital skills. The workshops include hands-on activities and videos and cover topics such as: protecting privacy and security online, job searching, shopping and banking online, using social media, searching the internet effectively and managing screen time for kids.

Discover Online Safety covers topics including making strong passwords, downloading apps safely, and avoiding online scams.

Slideshow (PPT)

Practice Sheet (PDF)

Work Sheet (PDF)

Work Sheet (PDF)

Video

Pre-workshop poll: http://bit.ly/safetypoll1

Quiz 1: http://bit.ly/discoverquiz1

Quiz 2: http://bit.ly/discoverquiz2​​​​​​​

Post-workshop poll: http://bit.ly/safetypoll2​​​​​​​

The program is made possible thanks to funding from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s Digital Literacy Exchange Program.