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School Visits
Joyce Grant (TKN’s News Director and co-founder) conducts Media Literacy and Journalism workshops in elementary schools in the Toronto area and remotely outside the GTA. To book a school visit or find out more:


Joyce Grant spoke with Hannah Sung for her amazing, insightful podcast, At the End of the Day. They talked about how to spot fake news and how to talk to kids about challenging news. 2022.

Parent 24: How to make sure your teen doesn’t fall for (and spread) fake news (Sept. 29, 2021)

TKN on The Scott Radley Show (CHML radio and podcast) Aug. 2021:

Hamilton Spectator, Kate McCullough, Aug. 9, 2021 on CTV’s Toronto Today, July 2021

Joyce Grant talks about Media Literacy on Metro Morning with Matt Galloway (Jan. 2013)

Free Technology For Teachers (Dec. 2013)

Another Bright Idea – Creating Edutainment Experiences (Sept. 8, 2012)

Failing Grade, by Marie Fialho (Ryerson Review of Journalism magazine, Summer 2012)

Teaching Kids News, by Kim Pallozzi (Professionally Speaking magazine, Oct. 2011)

Raising Media Savvy Kids, by Katherine Gougeon (2011) 

This just in: TKN delivers the news to students (Toronto District School Board online, Top Story, April 2011) brings the world to the classroom (Globe and Mail, April 6, A14)

For the minds of babes (CBC Radio One’s As It Happens with Carol Off, aired April 7, 2011)

The Rookie Teacher (Dec. 2011)