The Legal Digital Classroom <ul><li>What you should know about technology integration in the classroom </li></ul>
Legal Issues with Technology
CIPA:  Children’s Internet Protection Act <ul><li>All Public School Systems must have a specific technology that blocks or...
Take the 4 question Fair Use Quiz  http://www.polleverywhere.com
Digital  ONLY <ul><li>Public </li></ul><ul><li>Outside of Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Private (...
Liability with Copyright <ul><li>&quot; School districts are liable for any copyright violations committed by their staff,...
Checking for copyright infringement of your work online <ul><li>Google Alerts (sends you an email anytime your name appear...
Help your students understand copyright <ul><li>Be a role model.  Let your students know about how you try to stay within ...
Creative Commons Copyright http://creativecommons.org/about/license/   License your student’s work and respect those that ...
Internet Safety
Internet/Mobile Safety <ul><li>Nothing is SAFE that is not password protected </li></ul><ul><li>Everything is Archived </l...
Internet Safety for Kids <ul><li>Lesson Plans for Teachers on Cybersmart </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cybersmartcurriculum...
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 ...
What about your students?
 
Life Consequences:  Sexting <ul><li>Six teens face child porn (13 to 15) charges after being caught &quot;sexting&quot; ea...
&quot;If you take a picture, you can be accused of producing child pornography; if you send it to somebody, you can be acc...
Facebook Bullying <ul><li>33% of students in grades 6-12 have been bullied via social networking sites </li></ul>
Underage On Facebook <ul><li>750,000  kids  between the ages of 8 and 12 have set up a profile on the big social-networkin...
Student’s lack of concern over privacy and permanent record <ul><li>Research shows that issues of privacy and safety  are ...
Parents need education too! <ul><li>Taylor’s family argued that students and parents aren't properly educated or warned th...
Teens Encounter both pro-social & anti-social behavior while gaming <ul><li>78% report they frequently see other players b...
How can you help keep your student’s safe and create positive footprints?
 
Survey Students <ul><li>Find out what websites they frequent </li></ul><ul><li>Ask what they know about digital safety? </...
Help them set up a profile <ul><li>For K-4, use younger social networking sites </li></ul><ul><li>Club Penguin </li></ul><...
Parent Information Nights <ul><li>Go over cybersafety at home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computers NOT in bedroom </li></ul></u...
Cyberbulling
As of 2010… <ul><li>1 in 5 middle school students have either participated or been the victim of cyberbullying </li></ul>
Statistics <ul><li>20% of 11-18 year olds are bullied online each year. </li></ul><ul><li>10% are both bullies and victims...
<ul><li>“ The girl’s parents, wild with outrage and fear, showed the principal the  text messages : a dozen shocking, sexu...
<ul><li>Punish him, insisted the parents.  </li></ul><ul><li>“ I said, ‘This occurred out of school, on a weekend,’ ” reca...
Cyberbullying Most Popular in… <ul><li>Online gaming and virtual worlds </li></ul><ul><li>Chat/discussion rooms </li></ul>...
How does Cyberbullying differ from Traditional Bullying? <ul><li>Do not always know who is the perpetrator because you can...
Negative Effects of Cyberbullying <ul><li>Depression, sadness, anger, frustration </li></ul><ul><li>Embarrassed to go to s...
Warning Signs… <ul><li>If a child suddenly stops using their digital equipment (cell phone, computer) </li></ul><ul><li>If...
Warning Signs…for a Cyberbully <ul><li>Switches windows or logs out of the computer when you come around </li></ul><ul><li...
The Law:  Cyberbullying <ul><li>No NATIONAL Law, it is State by State. </li></ul><ul><li>In All Cases </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
The Law in Michigan <ul><li>No State Law </li></ul><ul><li>Require schools to have their own laws and sanctions. </li></ul...
http://polleverywhere.com   What are some examples of threatening online behavior (bullying)
Examples of  “Threats” <ul><li>Repeated e-mails or IMs  </li></ul><ul><li>Following the child around online, into chat roo...
Threats… <ul><li>Hacking the child’s computer and sending your child malicious codes. </li></ul><ul><li>Sending threats to...
What to do about Cyberbullying
COPPA <ul><li>If a children’s information is posted online, and they are under the age of thirteen, notify the Web site or...
Be a Proactive Teacher <ul><li>Talk about cyberbullying and what it is and why it is not tolerated. </li></ul><ul><li>Send...
What to do when the parent comes to you??? <ul><li>Sit down with counselors and admin </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage parent t...
Student Internet Safety Guidelines  http://academyofdiscovery.wikispaces.com/Internet+Safety   <ul><li>1.   I will never p...
<ul><li>8 . I will take all online content creation seriously, posting only things that are meaningful and taking my time ...
Technology in my Placement Survey <ul><ul><li>http://tiny.cc/2la49   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Due Nov 30th </li></ul><ul><li...
November 10th <ul><li>4:00-6:00 </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Next Meeting is Virtual ...
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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. http://www.siec.k12.in.us/aup/require.html </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: http://www.ifea.net/cipa.html </li></ul>
  4. 4. Take the 4 question Fair Use Quiz http://www.polleverywhere.com
  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. 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>
  7. 7. 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>http://www.google.com/alerts </li></ul>
  8. 8. 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>
  9. 9. 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/
  10. 10. Internet Safety
  11. 11. Internet/Mobile Safety <ul><li>Nothing is SAFE that is not password protected </li></ul><ul><li>Everything is Archived </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.archive.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>No email, text message, phone call, chat room, password protected site is 100% safe from outsiders! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Internet Safety for Kids <ul><li>Lesson Plans for Teachers on Cybersmart </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/lesson_plans/ </li></ul><ul><li>Filtered Free email and blog accounts for students </li></ul><ul><li>http://gaggle.net </li></ul><ul><li>http://epals.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://edublogs.com </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Search Engine with Google </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/coop/cse/ </li></ul>
  13. 13. 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>http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/morestuff4.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.safeteens.com/guidelines-for-parents-of-teens/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://parentworkshop.wikispaces.com/Web+Safety-Education+Links </li></ul>
  14. 14. What about your students?
  15. 16. Life Consequences: Sexting <ul><li>Six teens face child porn (13 to 15) charges after being caught &quot;sexting&quot; each other. Criminal Charge! </li></ul><ul><li>IN PA, 3 girls (12, 12, 16) charged with child pornography for sexing. Picture of them in bras. </li></ul><ul><li>15% of teenagers have risqué photos of themselves or their friends on their cell phones. </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 5 sext recipients report that they have passed the images along to someone else </li></ul>http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/bestoftv/2009/01/15/pn.sexting.teens.cnn
  16. 17. &quot;If you take a picture, you can be accused of producing child pornography; if you send it to somebody, you can be accused of distributing child pornography; and if you keep a picture, you can be accused of possessing child pornography. Anywhere along this chain of transmission of the images, you can be charged as a registered sex offender.&quot; -Parry Aftab, an Internet privacy and security lawyer.
  17. 18. Facebook Bullying <ul><li>33% of students in grades 6-12 have been bullied via social networking sites </li></ul>
  18. 19. Underage On Facebook <ul><li>750,000 kids between the ages of 8 and 12 have set up a profile on the big social-networking sites </li></ul>http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/technology/article709704.ece
  19. 20. Student’s lack of concern over privacy and permanent record <ul><li>Research shows that issues of privacy and safety are not at the forefront of younger users' minds. </li></ul><ul><li>41% of children aged 8 to 17 who had a visible profile had them set so they were open and accessible to anyone. ( Office of Communications in GB ) </li></ul><ul><li>Younger adults and children are much more likely to share sensitive information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>After weeks of butting heads with his coaches, Taylor, 17, logged on to Facebook from home Jan. 3. He typed his frustrations for the online world to see: &quot;I'ma kill em all. I'ma bust this (expletive) up from the inside like nobody's ever done before.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>( USA Today, Jan 2010 ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taylor's profile was public, so there were no restrictions on who could view it. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. Parents need education too! <ul><li>Taylor’s family argued that students and parents aren't properly educated or warned that what they write online can have consequences in the classroom. </li></ul>
  21. 22. Teens Encounter both pro-social & anti-social behavior while gaming <ul><li>78% report they frequently see other players being kind or helpful to those who are gaming </li></ul><ul><li>63% report seeing or hearing “people being mean or overly aggressive while playing” </li></ul><ul><li>49% report seeing or hearing “people being hateful, racist, or sexist” while playing </li></ul>
  22. 23. How can you help keep your student’s safe and create positive footprints?
  23. 25. Survey Students <ul><li>Find out what websites they frequent </li></ul><ul><li>Ask what they know about digital safety? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do they give out their real name, birthday, age, gender, address, location, school? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do they answer emails, chats, prompts from strangers? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do they use websites that are restricted to 13+? </li></ul></ul>
  24. 26. Help them set up a profile <ul><li>For K-4, use younger social networking sites </li></ul><ul><li>Club Penguin </li></ul><ul><li>KidBlog </li></ul><ul><li>Edublogs </li></ul><ul><li>Edmodo </li></ul><ul><li>Woogie World </li></ul><ul><li>Make up names </li></ul><ul><li>No identifying information </li></ul><ul><li>Select most private settings </li></ul><ul><li>No posting pictures or videos of themselves (use Avatars instead such as http://voki.com ) </li></ul>
  25. 27. Parent Information Nights <ul><li>Go over cybersafety at home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computers NOT in bedroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set up accounts with children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Watch kids online to see where they go </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never talk to strangers online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No unmonitored chatrooms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No sharing ANY personal information online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phone, address, location, vacations, full names, school, or names of organizations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk with kids often about what they are doing online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post rules next to computer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Suggest resources such as http://www.netsmartz.org/index.aspx </li></ul>
  26. 28. Cyberbulling
  27. 29. As of 2010… <ul><li>1 in 5 middle school students have either participated or been the victim of cyberbullying </li></ul>
  28. 30. Statistics <ul><li>20% of 11-18 year olds are bullied online each year. </li></ul><ul><li>10% are both bullies and victims </li></ul>
  29. 31. <ul><li>“ The girl’s parents, wild with outrage and fear, showed the principal the text messages : a dozen shocking, sexually explicit threats, sent to their daughter the previous Saturday night from the cellphone of a 12-year-old boy. Both children were sixth graders at Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Ridgewood, N.J. “ </li></ul>
  30. 32. <ul><li>Punish him, insisted the parents. </li></ul><ul><li>“ I said, ‘This occurred out of school, on a weekend,’ ” recalled the principal, Tony Orsini. “We can’t discipline him.” </li></ul>
  31. 33. Cyberbullying Most Popular in… <ul><li>Online gaming and virtual worlds </li></ul><ul><li>Chat/discussion rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Social Network Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Messengers </li></ul><ul><li>Text messages </li></ul><ul><li>Video sharing sites like Youtube </li></ul>
  32. 34. How does Cyberbullying differ from Traditional Bullying? <ul><li>Do not always know who is the perpetrator because you can “hide” online </li></ul><ul><li>Easier to be cruel and nasty when you don’t have to face the victim </li></ul><ul><li>Less chance of an adult finding out </li></ul><ul><li>Viral </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EVERYONE knows about it! </li></ul></ul>
  33. 35. Negative Effects of Cyberbullying <ul><li>Depression, sadness, anger, frustration </li></ul><ul><li>Embarrassed to go to school </li></ul><ul><li>Low self-esteem </li></ul><ul><li>Problems with Parents/Family </li></ul><ul><li>School Delinquencies </li></ul><ul><li>Suicidal </li></ul><ul><li>Students claim to have both physical and emotion problems as a result. </li></ul>
  34. 36. Warning Signs… <ul><li>If a child suddenly stops using their digital equipment (cell phone, computer) </li></ul><ul><li>If a child is nervous or jumpy when email or text messages arrives </li></ul><ul><li>Uneasy about going to school </li></ul><ul><li>Suddenly angry, depressed, frustrated </li></ul><ul><li>Withdraws from friends </li></ul><ul><li>Does not want to talk about their digital experiences </li></ul>
  35. 37. Warning Signs…for a Cyberbully <ul><li>Switches windows or logs out of the computer when you come around </li></ul><ul><li>Has multiple online accounts </li></ul><ul><li>Gets upset when their computer or phone privileges are taken away </li></ul>
  36. 38. The Law: Cyberbullying <ul><li>No NATIONAL Law, it is State by State. </li></ul><ul><li>In All Cases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both the perpetrator and victim must be under the age of 18. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The more repeated the communications are, the greater the threats (or enlarging this to include third-parties) and the more dangerous the methods, the more likely law enforcement or legal process needs to be used. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If personal contact information is being shared online, this must be treated very seriously. </li></ul></ul>
  37. 39. The Law in Michigan <ul><li>No State Law </li></ul><ul><li>Require schools to have their own laws and sanctions. </li></ul><ul><li>All State Cyberbullying Laws Download </li></ul>
  38. 40. http://polleverywhere.com What are some examples of threatening online behavior (bullying)
  39. 41. Examples of “Threats” <ul><li>Repeated e-mails or IMs </li></ul><ul><li>Following the child around online, into chat rooms, favorite Web sites, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Building fake profiles, Web sites or posing as your child’s e-mail or IM </li></ul><ul><li>Planting statements to provoke third-party stalking and harassment </li></ul><ul><li>Signing the child up for porn sites and e-mailing lists and junk e-mail and IM. Breaking in to their accounts online Stealing or otherwise accessing their passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Posting images of the child online (taken from any source, including video and photo phones) Posting real or doctored sexual images of the child online </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing personal information about the child </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing intimate information about the child (sexual, special problems, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing contact information about the child coupled with a sexual solicitation (“for a good time call …” or “I am interested in [fill in the blank] sex…”) </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting the child for real or provoked terms of service violations (“notify wars” or “warning wars”) </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging that others share their top ten “hit lists,” or ugly lists, or slut lists online and including the child on that list. </li></ul><ul><li>Posting and encouraging others to post nasty comments on the child’s blog. </li></ul>
  40. 42. Threats… <ul><li>Hacking the child’s computer and sending your child malicious codes. </li></ul><ul><li>Sending threats to others (like the president of the United States) or attacking others while posing as the child. Copying others on the child’s private e-mail and IM communications. </li></ul><ul><li>Posting bad reviews or feedback on the child without cause. </li></ul><ul><li>Registering the child’s name and setting up a bash Web site or profile. </li></ul><ul><li>Posting rude or provocative comments while posing as the child (such as insulting racial minorities at a Web site devoted to that racial minority). </li></ul><ul><li>Sending spam or malware to others while posing as the child. </li></ul><ul><li>Breaking the rules of a Web site or service while posing as the child. </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up a vote for site (like “hot or not?”) designed to embarrass or humiliate the child. </li></ul><ul><li>Masquerading as the child for any purpose. </li></ul><ul><li>Posting the child’s text-messaging address or cell phone number online to encourage abuse and increase the child’s text-messaging or cell phone charges. </li></ul>
  41. 43. What to do about Cyberbullying
  42. 44. COPPA <ul><li>If a children’s information is posted online, and they are under the age of thirteen, notify the Web site or online service that the children are under thirteen and that COPPA (the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act) requires that they remove the information immediately. </li></ul><ul><li>If they don’t respond right away, contact [email_address] privacy [at] wiredsafety.org or the FTC directly, at http://www.ftc.gov/ . </li></ul><ul><li>CyberLaw Enforcement http://cyberlawenforcement.org/ </li></ul>
  43. 45. Be a Proactive Teacher <ul><li>Talk about cyberbullying and what it is and why it is not tolerated. </li></ul><ul><li>Send home information to parents reminding the monitor their child’s online and mobile activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Review the school’s policy on bullying and harassment </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about consequences for bullying behavior </li></ul>
  44. 46. What to do when the parent comes to you??? <ul><li>Sit down with counselors and admin </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage parent to contact the mother or father of the child who is the perpetrator </li></ul><ul><li>Ask the child what they would like to happen </li></ul><ul><li>Police should be involved if it is physically threatening </li></ul>
  45. 47. Student Internet Safety Guidelines http://academyofdiscovery.wikispaces.com/Internet+Safety <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>
  46. 48. <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>
  47. 49. Technology in my Placement Survey <ul><ul><li>http://tiny.cc/2la49 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Due Nov 30th </li></ul><ul><li>Work in Groups at your placement. </li></ul><ul><li>One survey per group is fine. </li></ul>
  48. 50. November 10th <ul><li>4:00-6:00 </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Next Meeting is Virtual </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Please try and use BEFORE Nov 10 th </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://elluminate.com </li></ul></ul>

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