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This year there are 5 themes: Use, Understand, Engage, Access, and Verify, which represent the various skillsets needed to be media literate.
Use: "represents the skills needed to safely and effectively use media, computers, and the internet."
Understand: "is the set of skills that help us comprehend, contextualize and critically evaluate digital media so that we can make informed decisions about what we do and encounter online."
Engage:"Engaging with digital media is more than knowing how to write an email: it includes being able to adapt what we produce for various audiences; create and communicate using media such as images, video and sound; reflect on the social and political implications of media and use media tools for community engagement; and engage with Web 2.0 user-generated content effectively and responsibly."
Access: "Accessinvolves safely and ethically finding and navigating media."
Verify: "More than ever, Canadians need the skills to effectively search the internet for information, then evaluate and authenticate the sources and information they find."