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  • 1. Mooresville High School
    • MacBook Orientation for Parents
    • August 2010
  • 2. Why us? why now?
    • Mission of the NC State Board of Education: Every public school student will graduate from high school globally competitive for work or post-secondary education and prepared for life in the 21st Century.
    • Today’s learners have grown up in a digital world. They have cell phones, computers, multi-dimensional video entertainment, iPods, the Internet, and they have never seen a TV without a remote control. Our children are hyper-communicators, goal planners, multi-taskers, experts at figuring out and using technology, and they are active learners.
  • 3. because it’s the right thing
    • Yet students experience a huge gap between their everyday lives and activities when they walk into a classroom. They now use paper, pencils, listen to one person lecture them, read dated textbooks, then memorize for a test.
    • Engaging these students and making education relevant is critical...for our schools to continue to effectively and fully prepare the citizens and leaders of tomorrow.
  • 4. basic use
  • 5. basic use
  • 6. Software
    • Safari
    • iCal
    • iTunes
    • iPhoto
    • iMovie
    • iWeb
    • iDVD
    • GarageBand
    • ComicLife
    • Firefox
    • Google Earth
    • DVD Player
  • 7. Care
    • Carry in provided case at all times
    • Charge nightly
    • Visit Help Desk at first sign of trouble (don’t put it off)
    • Do not walk around with MacBook open
    • Do not leave unattended (charger and laptop)
    • Avoid eating and drinking near MacBook
    • Careful when using around young children and pets
    • Property of MGSD, entrusted to the student to benefit their education
  • 8. Internet Safety in the Schools
    • Student Training
      • Students receive training on the use of the laptop
      • Students receive training on Internet safety
  • 9. Teacher directed use of the internet
    • Students use the Internet only for educational research and activities
    • Teachers monitor student Internet use in class
    • Students are not allowed “free time” to surf the Internet
  • 10. internet safety guidelines for Students
    • 1. Never give out personal information
    • 2. Never use parents’ credit card online
    • 3. Never share passwords with anyone
    • 4. Never arrange a face-to-face meeting
    • 5. Don’t open e-mail if you don’t know who sent it
    • 6. Don’t click on banner adds or pop-up ads on websites
    • 7. Never use bad language or send threatening e-mail
  • 11. internet safety
    • Who is on the other side?
  • 12. School internet filtering
    • Server-based filtering software
      • Filtering software installed on MGSD web server
      • Filters web sites based on content-keywords
      • Can block specific web sites upon request
  • 13.  
  • 14. suggested guidelines for home internet use
    • Parents should set and enforce rules for home Internet use
      • Have computer in a common room (not in the bedroom with the door closed!)
      • Time limit on Internet, instant messaging, social networking sites, online gaming, etc.
      • Parents should ask and know student’s personal username and password
  • 15. Home Internet safety
    • Suggestions concerning e-mail
      • Parents should have access to students’ e-mail
      • Threatening e-mail should never be sent
      • Attachments bring danger of viruses
      • Spam=Junk mail=Don’t reply
  • 16. Home Internet safety
    • Instant Messaging
      • Different clients: AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo Instant Messenger, Microsoft Instant Messenger, iChat
      • Can hide true identity with a screen name (dancergirl1996)
      • Sessions can be saved and printed
  • 17. Home internet safety
    • Social networking sites
      • Various: Facebook, MySpace, Gmail Buzz, Twitter, MeeBo, BeBo, BlackPlanet, Buzznet, Habbo, imeem, Jaiku, MiGente, MyChurch, Windows Live Space, Xanga, and new ones appearing regularly
    • Purpose:
      • Online communities of people who share interests and activities, and provide a variety of ways to interact
  • 18. Home internet safety
    • Web-surfing
      • Banner/pop-up ads: clicking on them places a “cookie” on your computer, allowing websites to track your movements (from Wal-mart to phishing scams!)
      • Never give out personal information, even seemingly innocent and unimportant info
      • Never make online purchases without parent permission/supervision-- make sure website is secure ( https: ) before entering credit card information
  • 19. Monitoring student activity
    • Check the History in FireFox (History, Show All History)
    • If it is empty, ask why
    • Click on an item to go to that page
  • 20. Monitoring Student Activity
    • Check the History in Safari (Bookmarks, Show All History)
    • If it is empty, ask why
    • Click on an item to go to that page
  • 21. required use policy/Code of Conduct
    • Students will make available all messages or files upon administrator or teacher request
      • Just like a textbook or a locker, MGSD owns the laptop. Students are permitted to use it for educational advancement
      • Administrators have capability to remotely view student computers
  • 22. required use policy/code of conduct
    • Use Appropriate Language
      • When searching the web
      • When sending messages
      • When blogging/using message boards
    • Cyber Bullying
  • 23. Cyberbullying
    • If you wouldn’t say it in person, why say it online?
  • 24. required use policy/ code of conduct
    • Give credit where credit is due!
      • Following copyright laws
      • Staff member responsible for training students and teachers on copyright laws
  • 25. required use policy/ code of conduct
    • Prohibited access:
      • Bypassing the filter
      • Using another student’s username or password
      • Sharing passwords
      • Downloading or installing
      • Tampering with the hardware
  • 26. required use policy/ code of conduct
    • Personal communications prohibited:*
      • Chat rooms
      • Instant messaging
      • Social networking sites
      • Hosting personal web pages
      • *Unless school-approved, teacher supervised
  • 27. required use policy/ code of conduct
    • Inappropriate materials:
      • Materials that are unacceptable in a school setting
      • Pornographic, obscene, graphically violent, vulgar
        • Music, sounds, language, videos or other materials
      • Do not download or transfer through an external drive
  • 28. required use policy/ code of conduct
    • Keeping your laptop damage free:
      • Do not leave a laptop unattended.
      • Keep pets, food, drink, and babies away from laptop . Laptop may not be used during school lunch.
      • Do not leave your laptop in a vehicle.
  • 29. $40 will not cover...
    • If the machine is dropped (Apple voids the warranty)
    • If the laptop/charger was “stolen” because it was left UNATTENDED
    • If damage is due to not following the Required Use Policy