Teaching • Dynamic • Intense • Public • Expecta9ons
Teachers areNOT the public! • Code of ethics • Student protec9on • Teacher protec9on • Mandatory repor9ng
Ethics• Social norms • Explicit vs. Tacit • YOU are the group
Case 3: Facebook Status• Lindsay (worker) and Brian (boss) – Lindsay: OMG I HATE MY JOB!! My boss is … always making me do stuﬀ just to p**s me oﬀ!! – Brian: Hi Lindsay, I guess you forgot about adding me on here? Firstly, dont ﬂaTer yourself…. and lastly, you also seem to have forgoTen that you have two weeks leg on your six-‐month trial period. Dont bother coming in tomorrow. Ill pop your P45 in the post and you can come in whenever you like to pick up any stuﬀ youve leg here. And yes, Im serious.
Case 4: Dr. June Talvi@e-‐Siple COHASSET, Mass. But back in February, when Siple got sick, she wrote on her page, "Now I remember why I stopped teaching kids. They are all germ bags.“ Read more: hTp://www.thebostonchannel.com/news/24670937/detail.html#ixzz1mNpByG00
Case 5: Chris@ne Rubino PS 203 in Flatlands, Brooklyn, NY “AOer today, I’m thinking the beach sounds like a wonderful idea for my 5th graders. I HATE THEIR GUTS! They are all the devils spawn!” Rubino wrote on Facebook on June 23, 2010. She made the remarks one day ager a 12-‐year-‐old Harlem girl, Nicole Suriel, drowned on a school trip to a Long Island beach. hTp://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/brooklyn/hate_their_guts_they_are_all_devil_fVimwdImGLW8bfdek8OQmN#ixzz1mNq3jZLD
Case 6: Jennifer O’Brien, 1 st Grade Teacher Paterson, NJ She posted her status update saying “I’m not a teacher — I’m a warden for future criminals!”
What’s the Diﬀerence? • School-‐based Websites • Personal Websites – Follow procedure P.EBCD
MANAGE YOUR FACE!!!!Pos9ng / Privacy / Professionalism / Friending
Smart habits are easy,Stupid decisionsare searchable.
Show ‘n Tell!• hTp://www.digitalci9zenship.net/Resources.html • GwinneT County Public Schools Resources (gwinneT.k12.ga.us/gcps-‐imdweb01.nsf) • Na9onal School Boards Associa9on: Technology & Learning Network (www.nsba.org/tln) • State of Georgia Resources (public.doe.k12.ga.us/sia_9tleiv.aspx?PageReq=SIABully)
Show ‘n Tell!• Clicking with Cau9on (hTp://www.nyc.gov/html/media/html/news/clickingwithcau9on.shtml) • GCPS “Parental Control Sogware” Video & Guide (www.gwinneT.k12.ga.us/gcps-‐mainweb01.nsf/pages/Makeadiﬀerence) • Resources from Illinois (www.illinoisaTorneygeneral.gov/cyberbullying/for_parents.html) • State of Idaho Parents Guide to Social Networking Websites: (www.ag.idaho.gov/publica9ons/ internetSafety/ParentsGuideToSocialNetworkingWebsites.pdf)
Ques9ons? Christopher Wellsinfo@schooltechpolicies.com