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Cell Phone Device and Policy • Students need access to your School Network • Define PCD – Personal Communication Devices • Define when they are allowed to use the Personal Communication Devices, what are they allowed to use it for, and what are the consequences for misuse of the devices? • Layers of Authority – District Policy, School Administration, and Teacher • When writing the policy make the student the sole responsible party of what they access within that device.
USE OF PERSONAL COMMUNICATION DEVICES (1)5136 - USE OF PERSONAL COMMUNICATION DEVICESThe use of personal communication devices (PCDs) on school grounds must be appropriately regulated toprotect students, staff, and the learning environment. This policy sets forth the Districts policy with respect toPCDs.For purposes of this policy "personal communication device" includes computers, tablets (e.g. iPad-likedevices), electronic readers (Kindle-like devices), cell phones, smartphones, and/or other web-enableddevices of any type.Students may use personal communication devices (PCDs):A) before and after school, during their lunch break, in between classes as long as they do not create a distraction,disruption or otherwise interfere with the educational environment during after school activities (e.g. extra-curricularactivities) at school-related functions;B) while riding to and from school on a school bus or other vehicle provided by the Board at the discretion of the busdriver, classroom teacher and/or sponsor/advisor/coach. Behavior that distracts the driver of the school bus or othervehicle provided by the Board will not be tolerated; and/orC) for an educational or instructional purpose (e.g. taking notes, recording a class lecture, writing papers) with theteacher’s permission and supervision. However, the non-instructional use of any communication functionality of thePCD is expressly prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, wireless Internet access, peer-to-peer (ad-hoc)networking, or any other method of communication with other devices or networks. In no circumstances shall the devicebe allowed to connect to the District’s business network.
USE OF PERSONAL COMMUNICATION DEVICES (2)At all other times, PCDs shall be powered completely off (not just placed into vibrate or silent mode) and stored out of sight.PCDs shall not be in a student’s possession during State mandated testing.Students may not use PCDs on school property or at a school-sponsored activity to access and/or view Internet web sites that areotherwise blocked to students at school.The preceding prohibitions do not apply to Board-owned and issued laptops, PDAs or authorized assistive technology devices.Students are prohibited from using PCDs to capture, record or transmit the words (i.e. audio) and/or images (i.e., pictures/video)of any student, staff member or other person in the school or while attending a school-related activity, without express priornotice and explicit, written consent for the capture, recording or transmission of such words or images. Using a PCD to take ortransmit audio and/or pictures/video of an individual without his/her consent is considered an invasion of privacy and is notpermitted, unless authorized by the building principal. Students who violate this provision and/or use a PCD to violate the privacyrights of another person may have their PCD confiscated and held until the end of the school year.PCDs, including but not limited to those with cameras, may not be possessed, activated or utilized at any time in any schoolsituation where a reasonable expectation of personal privacy exists. These locations and circumstances include but are not limitedto locker rooms, shower facilities, restrooms, classrooms, and any other areas where students or others may change clothes or bein any stage or degree of disrobing or changing clothes. The building principal has authority to make determinations as to otherspecific locations and situations where possession of a PCD is absolutely prohibited.No expectation of confidentiality will exist in the use of PCDs on school premises/property.Students are prohibited from using a PCD in any way that might reasonably create in the mind of another person an impression ofbeing threatened, humiliated, harassed, embarrassed or intimidated. See Policy 5517.01 – Bullying and Harassment. In particular,students are prohibited from using their PCDs to: (1) transmit material that is threatening, obscene, disruptive, or sexually explicitor that can be construed as harassment or disparagement of others based upon their race, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,age, disability, religion, or political beliefs; and (2) send, share, view or possess pictures, text messages, e-mails or other materialsof a sexual nature (i.e., sexting) in electronic or any other form. As set forth in State law, sexting is the knowing transmission ordistribution to another minor by a computer or similar device any photograph or video of any person that depicts nudity and isharmful to minors. Sexting also includes possessing a photo of any person that was transmitted or distributed by another minorthat depicts nudity and is harmful to minors. Violation of these prohibitions shall result in disciplinary action. Furthermore, suchactions will be reported to local law enforcement and child services as required by law.Students are also prohibited from using a PCD to capture and/or transmit test information or any other information in a mannerconstituting fraud, theft, cheating, or academic dishonesty. Likewise, students are prohibited from using their PCDs to receivesuch information.
• Know where the devices are at all times.• Use the device and use it often in your instruction.• Device must be used in quick and short time periods.• Know your student population – are you sharing student devices? Do you have a plan?
Sending Messages to Students
Mobile Instructional Strategies for Class RoomStrategy #1: Scales of AgreementStudents are often reluctant to share their opinions and perspectives inclassroom discussion. By having students vote on a poll with their cell phones,as the results roll in they receive visual confirmation that their opinions areshared by others in the class.The “Scales of Agreement” strategy works well in the classroom as a method toopen up a classroom debate or to close a lesson. Instead of having studentsrespond to a question that has a correct answer, create the following question:Question: How would you describe your perspective on this concept/topic/issue?A: Completely AgreeB: Somewhat AgreeC: Somewhat DisagreeD: Completely Disagree
Mobile Instructional Strategies for Class RoomStrategy #2: Scales of UnderstandingThis questioning strategy is similar to the method described above.However, this time change the language in the question to probe not for studentagreement, but understanding.Question: How well do you understand the concept/topic/issue?A: Completely UnderstandB: Somewhat UnderstandC: Do Not Clearly UnderstandD: Completely Do Not Understand
Mobile Instructional Strategies for Class Room
Texting in the Classroom
Texting in the Classroom Students can sign up with their phones in 3 easy steps: 1) Give the student Class Pagers phone number: (206) 866-6284 2) Have the student text us the classrooms code: @fetc2013 3) If this is the students first class on ClassPager, well ask for their name to set them up.
Texting in & outside of the Classroom
Web Based Polls – In the Classroom
Edmodo• Create Class or Individual Student Posts• Create Polls• Create Quizzes• Create Small Groups• Create a Folder Library
Poll EverywhereAllows your students to beengaged using their cellphones: • Option 1: Text in the Answer via Text Messaging • Option 2: Text in the Answer using your web browser (Pollev.com)
Interactive Instant Response
Other Tools Use QR Codes for URL, Text, SMS, Phone or Contact Podcast with your students: Have them create podcast with their Cellphones/mobile devices.
Using your phoneswith other Response Systems
Standard Text Messaging Rates Do Apply• Discuss the importance of communication with parents about how you the educator plan on integrating cell phones and other mobile devices into your daily teachings. Last thing you want is an angry parent.
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