Media and Games

Tools for youth, teachers, parents …

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has a number of online tools:

Find out how well do you know your privacy rights? Take the MyPrivacy Quiz.

What can YOU do to protect your online rep? Watch this 5-minute video, starring social-media savvy Marcus.

For a graphic novel about youth privacy, check out Social Smarts: Privacy, the Internet, and You.

Test your knowledge about Identity Theft.

In Your I is a Secondary School Unit on Privacy, Anonymity and Identity in a Networked World, presented by On the Identity Trail.

MediaSmarts has Lesson Plans for children and youth of all ages, dealing with a range of topics from Media and Gender and Media and Body Image, to Online Privacy.
Check out their Educational Games, including:

Privacy Playground: The First Adventure of the Three CyberPigs for children ages 8 – 10.

Top Secret! for grades 6 – 8.

MyWorld: A digitial literacy tutorial for secondary students.

… and many more …