image Social media have become an important part of children’s and young people’s everyday lives. They offer both opportunities and risks, raising new dilemmas for parents and educators who wish to offer children enoughopportunities for learning, participation and personal growth, but at the same time, struggle tofind the right balance between provision of opportunities and protection from these risks.

This publication examines what is social media literacy and why it is important to develop in schools. You can find how to build a plan and a strategy in order to boost Social Media Literacy (SML) in schools, self assessment initiatives, useful resources on social media literacy, online safety, and more multilingual materials.

Type
report
Author
European Schoolnet
Year
2019
Audience
parents, policy makers, researchers, teachers
Topics
Digital Citizenship
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