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    • The Legal Digital Classroom
      • What you should know about technology integration in the classroom
    • Legal Issues with Technology
    • CIPA: Children’s Internet Protection Act
      • All Public School Systems must have a specific technology that blocks or filters Internet access to visual depictions that are obscene, child pornography, and harmful to minors.
      • All students using the internet at school must sign (and their parents must also sign) an Acceptable Use Policy. http://www.siec.k12.in.us/aup/require.html
      • All computer use must be monitored at all times (No open labs)
        • Chat rooms must be monitored for every message sent
        • Email must be monitored for every message sent.
      • More information about CIPA: http://www.ifea.net/cipa.html
    • Take the 4 question Fair Use Quiz http://www.polleverywhere.com
    • Digital ONLY
      • Public
      • Outside of Classroom
      • Internet
      • Private (Fair use)
      • In classroom
      • Intranet/Password Protected
    • Fairuse Multimedia
      • Pictures and Images
      • http://www.ncrtec.org/picture.htm
      • http://School.discovery.com/clipart
      • Sound Effects
      • http://www.findsounds.com/
      • http://www.sounddogs.com/start.asp
      • Music
      • http://www.royaltyfreemusic.com/free-music-resources.html
      • http://sonnyboo.com/music/music.htm
      • http://www.freeplaymusic.com/
    • Liability with Copyright
      • " School districts are liable for any copyright violations committed by their staff, and the area with the greatest potential for liability is the district's public Web site"
      • Nancy Willard from education World.
    • Checking for copyright infringement of your work online
      • Google Alerts (sends you an email anytime your name appears on the internet--this is how others find out your are copyrighting THEIR material as well)
      • http://www.google.com/alerts
    • Help your students understand copyright
      • Be a role model. Let your students know about how you try to stay within copyright guidelines throughout the entire school year!
      • Help your students learn about the value of created works and develop respect for the creators by discussing the importance of such works on the advancement of society.
      • Teach your students to request permission when in doubt about the status of a particular work or the appropriateness of their use of that work.
        • Top Ten Tips for Asking for Permission
    • Creative Commons Copyright 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/
    • Internet Safety
    • Internet/Mobile Safety
      • Nothing is SAFE that is not password protected
      • Everything is Archived
      • http://www.archive.org/
      • No email, text message, phone call, chat room, password protected site is 100% safe from outsiders!
    • Internet Safety for Kids
      • Lesson Plans for Teachers on Cybersmart
      • http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/lesson_plans/
      • Filtered Free email and blog accounts for students
      • http://gaggle.net
      • http://epals.com
      • http://edublogs.com
      • Custom Search Engine with Google
      • http://www.google.com/coop/cse/
    • Parent Resources
      • your 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 a responsibility to see to it that they're not getting into anything they shouldn't be getting into.
      • "The Court previously took judicial notice that every computer is manufactured with an on/off switch, that parents may utilize, in the end, to control the information which comes into their home via the Internet."
      • ~ Judge Arthur J. Tarnow, in Cyberspace v. Engler
      • Internet Safe Sites for Parent Information
      • http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/morestuff4.html
      • http://www.safeteens.com/guidelines-for-parents-of-teens/
      • http://parentworkshop.wikispaces.com/Web+Safety-Education+Links
    • Student Internet Safety Guidelines http://academyofdiscovery.wikispaces.com/Internet+Safety
      • 1. I will never post any information more personal than my first name nor will I post pictures of myself.
      • 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.
      • 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 will keep as drafts.
      • 6. 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 be submitted to Mr. Wilkoff prior to posting or be a part of a classroom project/question which addresses controversial issues.
      • 7. I will use constructive/productive/purposeful criticism, supporting any idea, comment, or critique I have with evidence.
      • 8 . I will take all online content creation seriously, posting only things that are meaningful and taking my time when I write.
      • 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 chat room, instead, I will save IM language for private conversations.
      • 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 personal content, but I will advise them when they haven't logged out of their computer from my own account.
      • 13. I will be proactive in monitoring the comments that others leave on my blog, utilizing the comment blacklist if necessary.
      • 14. I will personalize my blog and keep my writing authentic, while taking responsibility for anything blogged in my name.
      • 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 anything that unsaid in the classroom unsaid online.
      • 17. I will only post photos which are school appropriate and either in the creative commons or correctly cited.
      • 18. I will not spam (including, but not limited to meaningless messages, mass messages, and repetitive messages)
      • 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 of my fellow students for keeping their information (full name, compromising stories, etc.) private.