2017

Resources

So you have an answer to this year’s question, but need a bit more to get started?

Below are some great resources that may help turn your great idea into a great video.  But don’t be limited to these.  Ask your teachers, parents, friends for other ideas, too!

Music and Images

Perhaps you’d like to support your story with some background music or images to capture what you’re trying to say.  Below are some good sites that might be helpful:

 Using your own original music?  Make sure you protect it with these great tips:

Interesting Numbers

There are more than 3 billion Internet users worldwide. There are also more than 6 billion mobile phones and of these; over 1 billion are smartphones. 20-25% of teens have been bullied online and 75-80% haven’t. If you’re looking for numbers, here are some sites with cool stats about who’s doing what online:

Resources for Media Literacy

There’s a lot of information online, but sometimes it’s hard to tell what is fact, what is a reliable, and what is not.  Media literacy is a skill that helps us learn how to look at information analyze what we find online and look at it with a critical lens.  Here are some tips about being media literate.

Being Good to Others

Online or off, we need to remember that we are part of a larger world, a global society. It’s important that we respect others (Bullying’s not cool), their stuff (don’t pirate or steal) and their privacy (ask before you post that pic!).

Social Networks

Here are some great links on how to use social networks in a safe and responsible way:

Online Privacy and Security

Mobile Phones

Here are some great tips on smart mobile phone use: