Web Awareness Workshop Series 2009

Resource Description

All five workshops in the Web Awareness Workshop Series have been updated for 2009-10 to reflect changes to URLs that are cited and to highlight current online trends. Of particular significance, the Cyber Bullying Workshop has been updated to include current Canadian research from the Universities of Toronto, McGill and Lethbridge. The Safe Passage workshop includes new information on Facebook and issues relating to social networking.

Adults need to keep ahead of kids on prevailing Internet issues. The Media Awareness Network’s professional development workshops offer teachers a comprehensive program on:

  • Safety
  • Privacy
  • Marketing
  • Cyber bullying
  • Evaluation of online information

The Web Awareness Workshop Series:

Cyber Bullying: Encouraging ethical online behaviour

Safe Passage: Teaching kids to be safe and responsible online

Kids for Sale: Online privacy and marketing to kids

Fact or Folly: Authenticating online information

Growing with the Net: A developmental approach to children’s Internet use (Ages 4-12)

Resource Information
Available in English : Platform(s) :
Available in French : Expiry date : 2011/01/01
Installation : Web ApplicationRelease date : 2009/10/01
Accessing This Resource
Teacher take home rights : Student take home rights :
Accessible from the provincial VLE :
License information :

All public elementary and secondary schools and school boards and educational programs operated by school boards throughout the Province of Ontario, and further includes First Nation and native schools in Ontario, operating under the Ontario educational curriculum as such curriculum may exist from time to time, publicly funded Faculties of Education and Ontario teacher training institutes. For greater certainty the term "Educational Institutions" does not include private schools

  • The workshops may be used for non-commercial, educational purposes only.
  • The slide presentations must be used intact with no modifications: no editing, deleting, adding or copying of slides is permitted.
  • The PowerPoint and PDF files may be put on the organization's network or portable computers, but may not be transferred to any other computer for use outside the organization.
  • The resources may be used for professional development workshops, parent workshops and/or for individual self-directed learning.
  • The workshops are for adult education; they must not be used in the classroom with the exception of Faculties of Education.
Additional information :
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