Online safety resources
Netsafe which works to support online safety for students in New Zealand launched this collection of resources for Safer Internet Day 2018. On the same page you will also find their very useful Staying Safe Online Guide.
Creating Vision Boards
This website provides a guide and resources to help you organise your students to set up digital vision boards using Google slides or Google drawings
A Field Guide to 'Fake News' and other information disorders
Public Data Lab and First Draft collaborated to develop this free, open-access guide to help students, journalists and researchers investigate misleading and viral content, memes and trolling practices online. The five chapters of the guide describe a series of research protocols or “recipes” that can be used to trace trolling practices, the ways false viral news and memes circulate online, and the commercial underpinnings of problematic content. Each recipe provides an accessible overview of the key steps, methods, techniques and datasets used.
32 augmented reality Apps for the classroom
This link provides lots of background to the use of AR in education along with examples illustrating how it can be applied
Pinterest on Media Literacy
This Media Literacy page on Pinterest includes 25 different ideas and suggestions for stimulating media literacy in the classroom.
ThingLink’s image interaction technology helps students become fluent in using digital media to express themselves and demonstrate their learning. ThingLink helps ThingLink’s image interaction technology helps students become fluent in using digital media to express themselves and demonstrate their learning. ThingLink helps students and teachers create interactive infographics, maps, drawings, and engaging 360 documentaries in a classroom setting, at home, or on field trips.
Boys biggest conversation
Video from MediaSmart and FirstNews that can be used in classrooms to encourage young men, to talk about body image and the effect it has on their mental wellbeing.
Panopto guide to lecture capture
Guide from Panopto on lecture capture set ups which includes 9 examples of different lecture capture setups for various learning spaces. It also provides information on recommended audio and visual recording equipment.
This website includes a variety of talks by teenagers in North America on the topic of misinformation. Useful to stimulate discussion with teenagers.
Project Look Sharp is a media literacy initiative of Ithaca College in USA that develops and provides plenty of lesson plans, media materials, training, and support for the effective integration of media literacy with critical thinking into classroom curricula at all education levels.