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Digital citizenship contract

  1. 1. Are you being a safe and successful digital citizen?
  2. 2. <ul><li>A digital citizen is someone who is able to understand and fully participate in the digital world characterised by technical and social skills that enable a person to be successful and safe in a digital world. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Epsom Girls Grammar School Digital Citizenship contract is a policy designed to ensure safe and successful use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at all times. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a policy that encourages our students to be safe and successful digital citizens. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>be a safe user whenever and wherever I use that technology </li></ul><ul><li>be responsible whenever and wherever I use technology and support others by being respectful in how I talk to and work with them and never write or participate in online bullying. This includes forwarding messages and supporting others in harmful, inappropriate or hurtful online behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>report to an adult if I feel unsafe or uncomfortable online or see a friend being unsafe or being made to feel uncomfortable by others. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>behave in a way outlined in the Schools’ Digital Citizenship Contract when online or using mobile technology </li></ul><ul><li>keep myself and my friends safe by not giving out personal details including full names, telephone numbers, addresses and images and protecting my password </li></ul><ul><li>use the technology at school for learning, use the equipment properly and not interfere with the work or data of another student </li></ul><ul><li>not bring or download unauthorised programs or files </li></ul><ul><li>not go looking for rude or offensive sites </li></ul><ul><li>use an ‘online name’ and avatar when sharing my work online </li></ul><ul><li>remember that the content on the web is someone’s property and ask my teacher or a parent/caregiver to help me get permission if I want to use information or pictures </li></ul><ul><li>think carefully about what I read on the internet, question if it is from a reliable source and use the information to help me answer any questions (I should not copy and paste the information as my answer) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>I need help online </li></ul><ul><li>I am not sure what I should be doing on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>I come across sites that are not suitable </li></ul><ul><li>someone writes something I don’t like, or makes me and my friends feel uncomfortable or asks me to provide information that I know is private </li></ul><ul><li>I feel that the welfare of other students at the school is being threatened. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>use it as requested for learning purposes as directed by my teacher </li></ul><ul><li>be responsible in my use and not use the device to find, create or send information that might be harmful, inappropriate or hurtful to me or anyone else. </li></ul><ul><li>be entirely responsible for the security of the device at all times. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>keep my phone on silent during class times and only make or answer calls and messages outside of lesson times – except for specified learning purposes </li></ul><ul><li>protect the privacy of others and never post private information about another person using SMS messages </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>only take photos and record sound or video when it is part of a class or lesson </li></ul><ul><li>seek permission from individuals involved PRIOR to taking photos, recording sound or videoing them (including teachers) </li></ul><ul><li>seek written permission from individuals involved PRIOR to publishing or sending photos, recorded sound or video to anyone else or to any online space </li></ul><ul><li>be respectful in how I talk to and work with others online and never write or participate in online bullying </li></ul><ul><li>seek teacher permission before uploading any content to public websites </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>(Years 11-13 only) </li></ul><ul><li>You will need to take home the Digital Citizenship contract </li></ul><ul><li>Read through the document with your parent /care giver </li></ul><ul><li>Return the signed front page by the end of Week 2 </li></ul><ul><li>No signed contract, no internet acces! </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>What can you do? </li></ul><ul><li>You found the car picture you were searching for, but on top of it was a naked lady! </li></ul><ul><li>Someone keeps messaging nasty and upsetting comments about you and/or your friends on your mobile phone and/or online. </li></ul><ul><li>A person you have met online asks you to give them your full name and phone number and suggests you meet. What if you have chatted with them for a long time? </li></ul><ul><li>You are sent a message which has been forwarded by someone else. It has embarrassing comments/image about someone you know. </li></ul><ul><li>A game online will only let you play it if you give your name, address, phone number, date of birth, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>In an online space/chat someone suggests you all exclude or block someone you know. </li></ul><ul><li>Your friend has an online profile published (not set to private). You can see their personal details and photos. Other people you know are in the photos. </li></ul><ul><li>A friend tells you about a great site where there is ‘free’ music to download. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Who can access photos of you online? </li></ul><ul><li>What are your privacy settings on Facebook, Bebo etc </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion questions </li></ul><ul><li>Do you post share information illegally? </li></ul><ul><li>Download free music/tv/films? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you ever posted pictures of your friends without asking their permission? </li></ul>