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Teaching Sex-Ed: Digital Literacy Skills

January 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Digital Literacy Skills

This webinar is directed toward teachers and health educators to increase their knowledge, skills, and capacity to deliver age-appropriate comprehensive sexual health education in their classrooms. This presentation will focus on issues related to digital literacy that can impact sexual health and sexual decision making (i.e. media literacy, online safety, pornography use, sexting, etc.).

Details

Date:
January 26, 2021
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Type:
Register

Organizer

Savannah Holt
Phone:
306-651-4308
Email:
sholt@skprevention.ca

Presenter

Matthew Johnson
About:

Matthew Johnson is the Director of Education for MediaSmarts, Canada’s center for digital and media literacy. He is the author of many of MediaSmarts’ lessons, parent materials and interactive resources and a lead on MediaSmarts’ Young Canadians in a Wired World research project. As an acknowledged expert in digital literacy and its implementation in Canadian curricula, Matthew is the architect of MediaSmarts’ Use, Understand, Create: Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian K-12 Schools. He has contributed blogs and articles to websites and magazines around the world as well as presenting MediaSmarts’ materials on topics such as copyright, cyberbullying, body image and online hate to parliamentary committees, academic conferences and governments and organizations around the world, frequently as a keynote speaker. He has served as on expert panels convened by the Canadian Pediatric Society, the Ontario Network of Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatric Services and others, consulted on provincial curriculum for the Ontario Ministry of Education, and been interviewed by outlets such as The Globe and Mail, BBC News Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Radio Canada International and CBC’s The National.

Details

Date:
January 26, 2021
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Type:
Register

Organizer

Savannah Holt
Phone:
306-651-4308
Email:
sholt@skprevention.ca

Presenter

Matthew Johnson
About:

Matthew Johnson is the Director of Education for MediaSmarts, Canada’s center for digital and media literacy. He is the author of many of MediaSmarts’ lessons, parent materials and interactive resources and a lead on MediaSmarts’ Young Canadians in a Wired World research project. As an acknowledged expert in digital literacy and its implementation in Canadian curricula, Matthew is the architect of MediaSmarts’ Use, Understand, Create: Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian K-12 Schools. He has contributed blogs and articles to websites and magazines around the world as well as presenting MediaSmarts’ materials on topics such as copyright, cyberbullying, body image and online hate to parliamentary committees, academic conferences and governments and organizations around the world, frequently as a keynote speaker. He has served as on expert panels convened by the Canadian Pediatric Society, the Ontario Network of Child and Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatric Services and others, consulted on provincial curriculum for the Ontario Ministry of Education, and been interviewed by outlets such as The Globe and Mail, BBC News Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Radio Canada International and CBC’s The National.

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