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Memo Standards related to Internet safety

Grades K-2              (jump to 3-5,   6-8)

Ethical Participation in a Global Society:  The student will participate productively in the global learning community and demonstrate safe, ethical, legal and responsible behavior in the use of information and technology.

I. Foundational Knowledge/Skills

A. Understand and follow acceptable use policies and laws regulating use of information.

1.        Follow the school rules for computer and equipment use.

 

B.      Use facilities and equipment respectfully and independently

1.       Return borrowed materials on time.

2.       Leave shared space in the same condition as it was found.

3.       Treat shared materials and equipment with care.  

 

C.      Avoid plagiarism and respect concepts of intellectual property.

1.        Not copy the work of others into their own projects.

2.        Give credit to the original creator of the work referenced.

 

D.      Protect individual privacy, respect the privacy of others, and navigate safely when using technology.

 

1.        Identify the important private data that they should never share without teacher permission.

2.        Close out of their browser and tell an adult whenever they come across inappropriate material on the Internet.

3.        Use only those websites approved by their teacher or school, unless otherwise instructed.

 

E.       Model ethical behavior, exhibit leadership and personal responsibility, and will not use technology to bully, intimidate, malign or otherwise harass others.

1.        Refrain from using technology to be hurtful to others.

2.        Tell an adult immediately when they encounter hurtful behavior towards themselves or others.

3.        Stop interacting with those who are using hurtful behavior.

 

II. Collaboration

A.      Build global awareness and cultural understanding by respectfully engaging with resources and learners of diverse cultures.

1.        Respect the opinions and perspectives of others in their group, class, or beyond.

2.        Use courteous language to respond to diverse perspectives.

 

III. Creativity

A.      Safeguard personal intellectual property, privacy, and other rights when sharing or publishing information

1.        Omit personal information in their work when it is shared online.

 

IV. Reflection

/Evaluation

 

A.      Demonstrate when and where it is appropriate to use technology and observe social norms for etiquette in communication depending on the audience and purpose.

1.        Follow classroom rules instructing when technology use is acceptable.

2.        Consider how their own technology use may affect those around them.

-          Using computers or other equipment only when activity is allowed.

-          For example, volume level, etc.

B.      Identify the physical and psychological impacts of technology on individuals and the environment and make choices that minimize negative impacts.

1.       Follow instructions about correct posture to minimize physical stress

2.       Limit printing, following teacher direction.

3.        Respect that students may use different technological tools for their specific needs.

4.        Demonstrate balance between media-time and active-time in their lives.

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-          adaptive and assistive technologies

 

 

Grades 3-5

Ethical Participation in a Global Society:  The student will participate productively in the global learning community and demonstrate safe, ethical, legal and responsible behavior in the use of information and technology

I. Foundational Knowledge/Skills

A. Understand and follow acceptable use policies and laws regulating use of information.

 

 

1.       Follow the school rules for computer and equipment use.

2.       Understand the privileges and responsibilities as outlined in the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) of their school.

3.       Learn concepts of copyright materials.

 

B.      Use facilities and equipment respectfully and independently.

1.       Return borrowed materials in a timely manner.

2.       Respect others in shared workspaces.

 

C.      Avoid plagiarism and respect concepts of intellectual property.

1.       Explain reasons to cite materials properly.

2.       Learn different methods with which to cite materials.

-          Citation Maker

-          NoodleBib

-          EasyBib

-          Other online tools

D.      Protect individual privacy, respect the privacy of others, and navigate safely when using technology.

1.       Limit personal information disclosed online.

2.       Use secure passwords.

3.       Seek permission before displaying information or images of others.

 

E.       Model ethical behavior, exhibit leadership and personal responsibility, and will not use technology to bully, intimidate, malign or otherwise harass others.

1.       Learn tools which protect their privacy and respect the privacy of others.

2.       Explain why private identity information should not be communicated without permission of a teacher or parent/guardian.

3.       Not use technology to bully, intimidate, malign or otherwise harass others.

 

II. Collaboration

A.      Build global awareness and cultural understanding by respectfully engaging with resources and learners of diverse cultures.

1.       Distinguish between online and face-to-face contacts and demonstrate safe behavior when communicating online.

2.       Demonstrate responsibility and respect for collaborative content.

 

III. Creativity

A.      Safeguard personal intellectual property, privacy, and other rights when sharing or publishing information

1.       Understand that there are features unique to publishing material on the internet such as permanence and wide accessibility.

 

IV. Reflection/

Evaluation

 

A.      Demonstrate when and where it is appropriate to use technology and observe social norms for etiquette in communication depending on the audience and purpose.

1.       Follow school rules when using personal technology.

2.        Follow classroom rules instructing when technology use is acceptable.

3.        Respect others in the surrounding area when using personal technologies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B.      Identify the physical impacts and psychological impacts of technology on individuals and the environment and make choices that minimize negative impacts.

1.       Learn different types of assistive technologies and their impact on individuals.

2.       Respect that students may use different technological tools for their specific needs.

3.       Explain positive and negative aspects of anonymity.

 

 

 

Grades 6-8

 

Ethical Participation in a Global Society:  The student will participate productively in the global learning community and demonstrate safe, ethical, legal and responsible behavior in the use of information and technology

I. Foundational Knowledge/ Skills

A. Understand and follow acceptable use policies and laws regulating use of information.

 

 

1.       Understand the privileges and responsibilities as outlined in the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) of their school.

2.       Understand and respect concepts of copyright materials and licensing agreements.

3.       Understand the laws and amendments that address intellectual freedom and censorship.

 

 

 

-          Creative Commons Licensing

B.      Use facilities and equipment respectfully and independently.

3.      Return borrowed materials in a timely manner.

4.      Respect others in shared workspaces.

5.      Understand that not all resources are acceptable in all environments.

 

C.      Avoid plagiarism and respect concepts of intellectual property.

1.       Cite sources properly.

2.       Identify a variety of resources which can be used properly under the guidelines of copyright.

-          Public domain

-          Creative Commons

-          Purchased licensing

D.    Protect individual privacy, respect the privacy of others, and navigate safely when using technology.

1.       Limit personal information disclosed online.

2.       Use secure passwords.

3.       Seek permission before displaying information or images of others.

 

E.       Model ethical behavior, exhibit leadership and personal responsibility when using information and technology.

1.       Protect their privacy, respect the privacy of others, and navigate safely when using technology.

2.       Explain why private identity information should not be communicated without permission of a teacher or parent/guardian.

3.       Not use technology to bully, intimidate, malign or otherwise harass others.

4.       Understand the capacity of the internet to disseminate both positive and negative ideas about groups and individuals.

 

II. Collaboration

A.     Build global awareness and cultural understanding by respectfully engaging with resources and learners of diverse cultures.

3.       Distinguish between online and face-to-face contacts and demonstrate safe behavior when communicating online.

4.       Demonstrate respect for others and their viewpoints when participating in an online environment.

5.       Demonstrate responsibility and respect for collaborative content.

 

III. Creativity

A.     Safeguard personal intellectual property, privacy, and other rights when sharing or publishing information.

1.       Understand features unique to publishing material to the internet such as permanence and wide accessibility.

-          Material isn’t necessarily gone if erased.

-          Material should be backed.

IV. Reflection/ Evaluation

 

A.     Demonstrate when and where it is appropriate to use technology and observe social norms for etiquette in communication depending on the audience and purpose.

1.       Follow school rules when using personal technology.

2.       Understand that the language and expressions used in one medium of communication may not be acceptable in other communication media.

3.       Explain the benefits and dangers of immediacy and permanency of digital information transfer.

 

B.      Identify the physical impacts and psychological impacts of technology on individuals and the environment and make choices that minimize negative impacts.

4.       Provide examples of assistive technologies and their impact on individuals.

5.       Demonstrate awareness of addictive qualities of online behavior.

6.       Understand the physical impact of repetitive stress.

7.       Explain positive and negative aspects of anonymity.

8.       Respect others in the surrounding area when using personal technologies.