Matthew Johnson is the Director of Education for MediaSmarts, Canada’s centre for digital and media literacy. He is the author of many of MediaSmarts’ lessons, parent materials and interactive resources and the architect of MediaSmarts’ Use, Understand, Engage: Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian K-12 Schools and is one of the authors of the Canadian Pediatric Society’s screen time guidelines for children and youth. He has served on expert panels including the Sex Information and Education Council of Canada, consulted on the K-12 curriculum of several provinces, and has been interviewed by outlets such as The Globe and Mail, BBC News Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, CBC’s The National and Al Jazeera.
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