The Legal DigitalThe Legal Digital
ClassroomClassroom
What you should know about technologyWhat you should know about tech...
Legal Issues withLegal Issues with
TechnologyTechnology
CIPA: Children’s InternetCIPA: Children’s Internet
Protection ActProtection Act
 All Public School Systems must have a sp...
Take the 4 question FairTake the 4 question Fair
Use QuizUse Quiz
http://www.polleverywhere.com
#1 A middle school science class studying ocean#1 A middle school science class studying ocean
ecosystems must gather mate...
#2 An elementary school designs a password-protected Web#2 An elementary school designs a password-protected Web
site for ...
#3 A student film buff downloads a new release from a#3 A student film buff downloads a new release from a
Taiwanese Web s...
#4 A teacher gets clip art and music from popular file-#4 A teacher gets clip art and music from popular file-
sharing sit...
Digital ONLYDigital ONLY
 PublicPublic
 Outside of ClassroomOutside of Classroom
 InternetInternet
 Private (Fair use)...
Fairuse MultimediaFairuse Multimedia
Pictures and ImagesPictures and Images
 http://www.ncrtec.org/picture.htmhttp://www....
Liability with CopyrightLiability with Copyright
""School districts are liable for anySchool districts are liable for any
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Checking for copyrightChecking for copyright
infringement of your workinfringement of your work
onlineonline
Google Alerts...
Help your studentsHelp your students
understand copyrightunderstand copyright
1.1. Be a role model. Let your students know...
Creative CommonsCreative Commons
CopyrightCopyright
http://creativecommons.org/about/license/
License your student’s work ...
Internet SafetyInternet Safety
Internet/Mobile SafetyInternet/Mobile Safety
Nothing is SAFE that is not password protectedNothing is SAFE that is not pas...
Internet Safety for KidsInternet Safety for Kids
Lesson Plans for Teachers on CybersmartLesson Plans for Teachers on Cyber...
Parent ResourcesParent Resources
your kids do NOT have a right to privacy when it comes to internetyour kids do NOT have a...
Student Internet SafetyStudent Internet Safety
GuidelinesGuidelines http://academyofdiscovery.wikispaces.com/Internet+Safe...
88. I will take all online content creation seriously, posting only things that are meaningful and taking my. I will take ...
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  1. 1. The Legal DigitalThe Legal Digital ClassroomClassroom What you should know about technologyWhat you should know about technology integration in the classroomintegration in the classroom Liz KolbLiz Kolb elikeren@umich.eduelikeren@umich.edu
  2. 2. Legal Issues withLegal Issues with TechnologyTechnology
  3. 3. CIPA: Children’s InternetCIPA: Children’s Internet Protection ActProtection Act  All Public School Systems must have a specific technology thatAll Public School Systems must have a specific technology that blocks or filters Internet access to visual depictions that areblocks or filters Internet access to visual depictions that are obscene, child pornography, and harmful to minors.obscene, child pornography, and harmful to minors.  All students using the internet at school must sign (and their parentsAll students using the internet at school must sign (and their parents must also sign) anmust also sign) an Acceptable Use Policy.Acceptable Use Policy. http://www.siec.k12.in.us/aup/require.htmlhttp://www.siec.k12.in.us/aup/require.html  All computer use must be monitored at all times (No open labs)All computer use must be monitored at all times (No open labs)  Chat rooms must be monitored for every message sentChat rooms must be monitored for every message sent  Email must be monitored for every message sent.Email must be monitored for every message sent. More information about CIPA:More information about CIPA: http://www.ifea.net/cipa.htmlhttp://www.ifea.net/cipa.html
  4. 4. Take the 4 question FairTake the 4 question Fair Use QuizUse Quiz http://www.polleverywhere.com
  5. 5. #1 A middle school science class studying ocean#1 A middle school science class studying ocean ecosystems must gather material for multimediaecosystems must gather material for multimedia projects. The teacher downloads pictures andprojects. The teacher downloads pictures and information on marine life from variousinformation on marine life from various commercial and noncommercial sites to store in acommercial and noncommercial sites to store in a folder for students to access. This is fair use.folder for students to access. This is fair use. TrueTrue Send to: 41411Send to: 41411 Message: Cast 1698Message: Cast 1698 FalseFalse Send to: 41411Send to: 41411 Message: Cast 1702Message: Cast 1702 VOTE!
  6. 6. #2 An elementary school designs a password-protected Web#2 An elementary school designs a password-protected Web site for families and faculty only. It's OK for teachers to postsite for families and faculty only. It's OK for teachers to post student work there, even when it uses copyright materialstudent work there, even when it uses copyright material without permission.without permission. TrueTrue Send to: 41411Send to: 41411 Message: Cast 1703Message: Cast 1703 FalseFalse Send to: 41411Send to: 41411 Message: Cast 1704Message: Cast 1704 VOTE!
  7. 7. #3 A student film buff downloads a new release from a#3 A student film buff downloads a new release from a Taiwanese Web site to use for a humanities project. As longTaiwanese Web site to use for a humanities project. As long as the student gives credit to the sites from which he'sas the student gives credit to the sites from which he's downloaded material, this is covered under fair use.downloaded material, this is covered under fair use. TrueTrue Send to: 41411Send to: 41411 Message: Cast 1032Message: Cast 1032 FalseFalse Send to: 41411Send to: 41411 Message: Cast 1033Message: Cast 1033 VOTE!
  8. 8. #4 A teacher gets clip art and music from popular file-#4 A teacher gets clip art and music from popular file- sharing sites, then creates a lesson plan and posts it on thesharing sites, then creates a lesson plan and posts it on the school Web site to share with other teachers. This isschool Web site to share with other teachers. This is permissible.permissible. TrueTrue Send to: 41411Send to: 41411 Message: Cast 1035Message: Cast 1035 FalseFalse Send to: 41411Send to: 41411 Message: Cast 1393Message: Cast 1393 VOTE!
  9. 9. Digital ONLYDigital ONLY  PublicPublic  Outside of ClassroomOutside of Classroom  InternetInternet  Private (Fair use)Private (Fair use)  In classroomIn classroom  Intranet/PasswordIntranet/Password ProtectedProtected
  10. 10. Fairuse MultimediaFairuse Multimedia Pictures and ImagesPictures and Images  http://www.ncrtec.org/picture.htmhttp://www.ncrtec.org/picture.htm  http://School.discovery.com/cliparthttp://School.discovery.com/clipart Sound EffectsSound Effects  http://www.findsounds.com/http://www.findsounds.com/  http://www.sounddogs.com/start.asphttp://www.sounddogs.com/start.asp MusicMusic  http://www.royaltyfreemusic.com/free-music-resources.htmlhttp://www.royaltyfreemusic.com/free-music-resources.html  http://sonnyboo.com/music/music.htmhttp://sonnyboo.com/music/music.htm  http://www.freeplaymusic.com/http://www.freeplaymusic.com/
  11. 11. Liability with CopyrightLiability with Copyright ""School districts are liable for anySchool districts are liable for any copyright violations committed bycopyright violations committed by their staff, and the area with thetheir staff, and the area with the greatest potential for liability is thegreatest potential for liability is the district's public Web site"district's public Web site" Nancy Willard from education World.Nancy Willard from education World.
  12. 12. Checking for copyrightChecking for copyright infringement of your workinfringement of your work onlineonline Google Alerts (sends you an email anytimeGoogle Alerts (sends you an email anytime your name appears on the internet--this isyour name appears on the internet--this is how others find out your are copyrightinghow others find out your are copyrighting THEIR material as well)THEIR material as well)  http://www.google.com/alertshttp://www.google.com/alerts
  13. 13. Help your studentsHelp your students understand copyrightunderstand copyright 1.1. Be a role model. Let your students know aboutBe a role model. Let your students know about how you try to stay within copyright guidelineshow you try to stay within copyright guidelines throughout the entire school year!throughout the entire school year! 2.2. Help your students learn about the value ofHelp your students learn about the value of created works and develop respect for thecreated works and develop respect for the creators by discussing the importance of suchcreators by discussing the importance of such works on the advancement of society.works on the advancement of society. 3.3. Teach your students to request permissionTeach your students to request permission when in doubt about the status of a particularwhen in doubt about the status of a particular work or the appropriateness of their use of thatwork or the appropriateness of their use of that work.work. Top Ten Tips for Asking for PermissionTop Ten Tips for Asking for Permission
  14. 14. Creative CommonsCreative Commons CopyrightCopyright http://creativecommons.org/about/license/ License your student’s work and respect those that use Creative Commons Example: Flickr Advanced Search http://www.flickr.com/ http://behold.cc/
  15. 15. Internet SafetyInternet Safety
  16. 16. Internet/Mobile SafetyInternet/Mobile Safety Nothing is SAFE that is not password protectedNothing is SAFE that is not password protected Everything is ArchivedEverything is Archived  http://www.archive.org/http://www.archive.org/ No email, text message, phone call, chat room, password protected site is 100%No email, text message, phone call, chat room, password protected site is 100% safe from outsiders!safe from outsiders!
  17. 17. Internet Safety for KidsInternet Safety for Kids Lesson Plans for Teachers on CybersmartLesson Plans for Teachers on Cybersmart  http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/lesson_plans/http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/lesson_plans/ Filtered Free email and blog accounts for studentsFiltered Free email and blog accounts for students  http://gaggle.nethttp://gaggle.net  http://epals.comhttp://epals.com  http://edublogs.comhttp://edublogs.com Custom Search Engine with GoogleCustom Search Engine with Google  http://www.google.com/coop/cse/
  18. 18. Parent ResourcesParent Resources your kids do NOT have a right to privacy when it comes to internetyour kids do NOT have a right to privacy when it comes to internet or computer use, and you as a parent have a right and aor computer use, and you as a parent have a right and a responsibility to see to it that they're not getting into anythingresponsibility to see to it that they're not getting into anything they shouldn't be getting into.they shouldn't be getting into. "The Court previously took judicial notice that every computer is"The Court previously took judicial notice that every computer is manufactured with an on/off switch, that parents may utilize, inmanufactured with an on/off switch, that parents may utilize, in the end, to control the information which comes into theirthe end, to control the information which comes into their home via the Internet."home via the Internet." ~ Judge Arthur J. Tarnow, in Cyberspace v. Engler~ Judge Arthur J. Tarnow, in Cyberspace v. Engler Internet Safe Sites for Parent InformationInternet Safe Sites for Parent Information  http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/morestuff4.htmlhttp://www.edu-cyberpg.com/morestuff4.html  http://www.safeteens.com/guidelines-for-parents-of-teens/http://www.safeteens.com/guidelines-for-parents-of-teens/  http://parentworkshop.wikispaces.com/Web+Safety-Education+Linkshttp://parentworkshop.wikispaces.com/Web+Safety-Education+Links
  19. 19. Student Internet SafetyStudent Internet Safety GuidelinesGuidelines http://academyofdiscovery.wikispaces.com/Internet+Safetyhttp://academyofdiscovery.wikispaces.com/Internet+Safety 1.1. I will never post any information more personal than my first name nor will I postI will never post any information more personal than my first name nor will I post pictures of myself.pictures of myself. 2. I will not plagiarize, instead I will expand on others' ideas and give credit where it is due.2. I will not plagiarize, instead I will expand on others' ideas and give credit where it is due. 3. I will use language appropriate for school.3. I will use language appropriate for school. 4. I will not insult my fellow students or their writing.4. I will not insult my fellow students or their writing. 5. I will only post pieces that I am comfortable with everyone seeing; other pieces I will5. I will only post pieces that I am comfortable with everyone seeing; other pieces I will keep as drafts.keep as drafts. 6. I will not be afraid to express my ideas, while not overgeneralizing or making6. I will not be afraid to express my ideas, while not overgeneralizing or making derogatory/inflammatory remarks; any posts or edits on controversial issues must either bederogatory/inflammatory remarks; any posts or edits on controversial issues must either be submitted to Mr. Wilkoff prior to posting or be a part of a classroom project/questionsubmitted to Mr. Wilkoff prior to posting or be a part of a classroom project/question which addresses controversial issues.which addresses controversial issues. 7. I will use constructive/productive/purposeful criticism, supporting any idea, comment, or7. I will use constructive/productive/purposeful criticism, supporting any idea, comment, or critique I have with evidence.critique I have with evidence.
  20. 20. 88. I will take all online content creation seriously, posting only things that are meaningful and taking my. I will take all online content creation seriously, posting only things that are meaningful and taking my time when I write.time when I write. 9. I will try to spell everything correctly.9. I will try to spell everything correctly. 10. I will not use my public writing (blog posts, comments, discussion topics, wiki edits) as a chat10. I will not use my public writing (blog posts, comments, discussion topics, wiki edits) as a chat room, instead, I will save IM language for private conversations.room, instead, I will save IM language for private conversations. 11. I will not bully others in my blog posts or in my comments.11. I will not bully others in my blog posts or in my comments. 12. I will never access another student's account in order to pose as them or look at their personal12. I will never access another student's account in order to pose as them or look at their personal content, but I will advise them when they haven't logged out of their computer from my owncontent, but I will advise them when they haven't logged out of their computer from my own account.account. 13. I will be proactive in monitoring the comments that others leave on my blog, utilizing the comment13. I will be proactive in monitoring the comments that others leave on my blog, utilizing the comment blacklist if necessary.blacklist if necessary. 14. I will personalize my blog and keep my writing authentic, while taking responsibility for anything14. I will personalize my blog and keep my writing authentic, while taking responsibility for anything blogged in my name.blogged in my name. 15. I will not provoke other students in my blog posts or comments.15. I will not provoke other students in my blog posts or comments. 16. I will use my online content as an extension of the classroom, and in doing so, I will leave anything16. I will use my online content as an extension of the classroom, and in doing so, I will leave anything that unsaid in the classroom unsaid online.that unsaid in the classroom unsaid online. 17. I will only post photos which are school appropriate and either in the creative commons or correctly17. I will only post photos which are school appropriate and either in the creative commons or correctly cited.cited. 18. I will not spam (including, but not limited to meaningless messages, mass messages, and repetitive18. I will not spam (including, but not limited to meaningless messages, mass messages, and repetitive messages)messages) 19. I will only post comments on posts that I have fully read, rather than just skimmed.19. I will only post comments on posts that I have fully read, rather than just skimmed. 20. I will respect the public nature of online information, and in doing so, I will respect the wishes of20. I will respect the public nature of online information, and in doing so, I will respect the wishes of my fellow students for keeping their information (full name, compromising stories, etc.) private.my fellow students for keeping their information (full name, compromising stories, etc.) private.

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