Media Literacy Week: Avatars & Body Image

Just around the corner, from November 6 to 10, is Media Literacy Week across Canada! The theme for this year is “Inclusion in a Connected World: A Place and a Voice for Everyone.” Curious about the “Ideas for Educators” section of the website, I went and explored some of the activities and particularly enjoyed “Avatars…

Play it Fair! Community Action Projects

For the second year in a row, B.A.S.E. daycare students in the “Supporting Children as Leaders Through Play it Fair!” program identified an issue they would like to work on in their school community and used new leadership skills to complete their Play it Fair! Community Action Projects (CAPS). These projects focused on creating iMovie…

Cedarcrest: Learning Screen Smarts

B.A.S.E. Daycare students at Cedarcrest learning about screen smarts put together their own Public Service Announcements (PSAs) for fellow students. After figuring out how much time they spend in front of screens and learning about the effect screens can have on their lives they put their knowledge to use! Students chose a fact from this Screen Smart…