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  1. 1. The Legal Digital Classroom <ul><li>What you should know about technology integration in the classroom </li></ul>
  2. 2. Legal Issues with Technology
  3. 3. CIPA: Children’s Internet Protection Act <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>All students using the internet at school must sign (and their parents must also sign) an Acceptable Use Policy. </li></ul><ul><li>All computer use must be monitored at all times (No open labs) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chat rooms must be monitored for every message sent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email must be monitored for every message sent. </li></ul></ul><ul><li> More information about CIPA: </li></ul>
  4. 4. Take the 4 question Fair Use Quiz
  5. 5. Digital ONLY <ul><li>Public </li></ul><ul><li>Outside of Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Private (Fair use) </li></ul><ul><li>In classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Intranet/Password Protected </li></ul>
  6. 6. Fairuse Multimedia <ul><li>Pictures and Images </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Sound Effects </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  7. 7. Liability with Copyright <ul><li>&quot; 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&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy Willard from education World. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Checking for copyright infringement of your work online <ul><li>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) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  9. 9. Help your students understand copyright <ul><li>Be a role model. Let your students know about how you try to stay within copyright guidelines throughout the entire school year! </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top Ten Tips for Asking for Permission </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Creative Commons Copyright License your student’s work and respect those that use Creative Commons Example: Flickr Advanced Search
  11. 11. Internet Safety
  12. 12. Internet/Mobile Safety <ul><li>Nothing is SAFE that is not password protected </li></ul><ul><li>Everything is Archived </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>No email, text message, phone call, chat room, password protected site is 100% safe from outsiders! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Internet Safety for Kids <ul><li>Lesson Plans for Teachers on Cybersmart </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Filtered Free email and blog accounts for students </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Search Engine with Google </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  14. 14. Parent Resources <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;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.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>~ Judge Arthur J. Tarnow, in Cyberspace v. Engler </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Safe Sites for Parent Information </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  15. 15. Student Internet Safety Guidelines <ul><li>1. I will never post any information more personal than my first name nor will I post pictures of myself. </li></ul><ul><li>2. I will not plagiarize, instead I will expand on others' ideas and give credit where it is due. </li></ul><ul><li>3. I will use language appropriate for school. </li></ul><ul><li>4. I will not insult my fellow students or their writing. </li></ul><ul><li>5. I will only post pieces that I am comfortable with everyone seeing; other pieces I will keep as drafts. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>7. I will use constructive/productive/purposeful criticism, supporting any idea, comment, or critique I have with evidence. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>8 . I will take all online content creation seriously, posting only things that are meaningful and taking my time when I write. </li></ul><ul><li>9. I will try to spell everything correctly. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>11. I will not bully others in my blog posts or in my comments. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>13. I will be proactive in monitoring the comments that others leave on my blog, utilizing the comment blacklist if necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>14. I will personalize my blog and keep my writing authentic, while taking responsibility for anything blogged in my name. </li></ul><ul><li>15. I will not provoke other students in my blog posts or comments. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>17. I will only post photos which are school appropriate and either in the creative commons or correctly cited. </li></ul><ul><li>18. I will not spam (including, but not limited to meaningless messages, mass messages, and repetitive messages) </li></ul><ul><li>19. I will only post comments on posts that I have fully read, rather than just skimmed. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>