In this lesson students explore gender roles in advertising by taking an ad campaign they have seen which is specifically directed to one gender, and redesigning the campaign to target the opposite gender.
In this lesson, students apply their searching and critical thinking skills to learn how to find legitimate online sources for downloading and streaming movies, music and videos.
In this lesson students learn how to create well-defined search strings and to use tools and techniques such as bookmarking, browser filters and search engine preferences to avoid unwanted material.
In this lesson students learn how to authenticate online information by comparing “facts” from the website www.allaboutexplorers.com with more authoritative sources.
Ottawa March 28, 2012 – Media Awareness Network (MNet) today launched a new suite of digital and media literacy resources to help educate young people about how media representations can negatively influence how we view certain groups in society.
Ottawa, March 29, 2012 – A Responding to Online Hate guide was released today by Media Awareness Network (MNet) to assist law enforcement, community groups and educators in countering hateful content on the Internet. Despite the growth in online hate and the fact that four out of five Canadians are online, there is currently little information available to the public on this topic: which lead MNet, Canada’s leading digital and media literacy organization, to develop the guide.
Ottawa, March 15, 2012 – The Media Awareness Network (MNet) and the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) are pleased to announce that "Privacy Matters" will be the theme of this year's Media Literacy Week, to be held Nov. 5-9.
Ottawa, March 23, 2005 – Media Awareness Network (MNet) today congratulated three media educators who were among the fifteen recipients of Canada's top teaching award, the Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence. Carolyn Wilson, Rachel McCabe and Mike Gange received the award, which recognizes the efforts of outstanding teachers who exemplify excellence and innovation in education.
Ottawa, March 8, 2005 – The Media Awareness Network (MNet) today recognized and thanked CHUM Limited for its $250,000 support of MNet. This support will contribute to MNet’s Literacies for the 21st Century policy initiative and program. Comments were made at a joint MNet and CHUM luncheon event in Ottawa to launch the initiative.