In conjunction with Canada’s Media Literacy Week, the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) is hosting a bi-national call to action in a live chat Monday Nov 7th 7:00pm EST. The conversation will center on what it means to be a digital citizen: Around the world, grassroots efforts, government entities, lobbying groups, corporate interests, and nearly every other form of civic organization are deeply enmeshed online. Even basic civic and political participation requires considerable digital media literacy skills. As avid users of digital media, young people need to know how to engage in virtual spaces before invisible audiences―persuasively, critically and collectively. Digital media literacy education is key to repositioning young media users from consumers to citizens. Come chat with us! [learn more]

Live Chat: Fostering Digital Citizenship (Nov 7)

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