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Acceptable Use Policies Technology Resources for TeachersInternet Use Student Code of ConductParent AcknowledgementPg. 7SECTION IV Technology UsagePg. 26Student Code of Conduct Website:http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/sbbcpolicies/docs/P5306.000.pdfAcceptable Use PolicyPurposeParents must ensure that their child demonstrates a legal, ethical and responsible use of technology Clearly defined in Section IV of the Student Code of Conduct BookletAcceptable Use PolicyRightsStudents have a right to use technology to increase access to information and resources for educational purposesStudents have a right to use technology without the fear their products or reputation will be violated, destroyed, or stolenAcceptable Use PolicyResponsibilitiesStudents have a responsibility to recognize the difference between a proper and improper use of technologyStudents have a responsibility to use all technology in a responsible, professional, fair, and legal mannerAcceptable Use PolicyConsequencesConsequences are specified for both:Inappropriate useIllegal useDiscipline Matrix Website:http://www.browardschools.com/schools/discipline_matrix.htm Acceptable Use PolicyConsequencesInappropriate use:Mandatory Parent/Teacher ConferenceTechnology RestrictionIn-school Suspension 1-10 DaysDiscipline Matrix Website:http://www.browardschools.com/schools/discipline_matrix.htm Acceptable Use PolicyConsequencesIllegal use:Out of school Suspension10 days MinimumExpulsionReport to Law EnforcementDiscipline Matrix Website:http://www.browardschools.com/schools/discipline_matrix.htm Classroom Management StrategiesTeachers will list appropriate sites prior to all activitiesTeachers will set all security limits on computersAllowing only school approved websitesInstructional StrategiesTeachers are required to circulate the room while students use school technologyTeachers are required to give specific instructions prior to all Internet activities School and District Technology UsageThe districts encourages the use of technology in order to meet the needs of those with disabilities, various cultural backgrounds, and those within ethnic populationsThe goal of incorporating technology is to improve student learning and performance, as well as increase staff productivityhttp://www.broward.k12.fl.us/sbbcpolicies/docs/p5306.000.pdfAcceptable Use of Computer NetworkAll users, students and staff, represent Broward CountyUsers should regard the use of technology as a privilege and conduct themselves properlyAll use of technology must and will be properly monitoredAcceptable Use of Computer NetworkParents/Guardians must give written permission prior to the students use of technologyAll users must read and understand the Code of Ethics for Computer Network and Online Telecommunications UsersCode of Ethics for Computer Network and Online Telecommunications UsersAll users must understand their privileges, rights, and responsibilitiesAll use must support teaching, learning, and researchhttp://www.broward.k12.fl.us/sbbcpolicies/docs/p5306.000.pdfCode of Ethics for Computer Network and Online Telecommunications UsersWeb based educational resources will be available to all usersAll users must adhere to the rules of copyright regarding software and informationCode of Ethics for Computer Network and Online Telecommunications UsersAny use resulting in illegal, inappropriate, obscene, or pornographic purposes are prohibitedUse of offensive speech, profanity, or obscene language is not permittedCode of Ethics for Computer Network and Online Telecommunications UsersHate mail, harassment, discriminatory remarks, are not permittedUsers shall not spread computer viruses, vandalize or infiltrate systems, or damage hardware or softwareThese actions will be viewed as criminal activity in accordance with state and federal lawCode of Ethics for Computer Network and Online Telecommunications UsersStudents and staff must conform to the requirements of the Code of Ethics for Computer Network and Online Telecommunications UsersAny who violate the policies will receive disciplinary action and/or may be denied future accessCopyright BasicsAllows a balance between the author and the public.US Copyright Law is a federal law and is codified in U.S. code Title 17http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/title17/http://lib.byu.edu/departs/copyright/tutorial/module2/page3.htmPurpose of Copyright LawIs to protect the authors or creators, and also to promote the progress of knowledgeThe authority to establish Copyright Law comes from the US ConstitutionArticle 1, Section 8What Is Copyright?Copyright is protection provided by law to the authors or creators under title 17Copyright is offered for all original works when they are createdWhether they are published or unpublishedUnprotected MaterialsThe Copyright has expiredIt is donated to the publicHas not been notated or recorded such as spontaneous dances or speechesAny titles, names, short phrases, slogans, lettering, or coloringAny Ideas, procedures, concepts, or discoveriesFair UseAllows limited use of copyrighted material without permission from the ownerMust be used for educational purposesNeed 4 factors to qualify for Fair Use:The purpose of the useThe nature of the copyrighted workThe amount intended to be usedThe effect of the use on the marketPurpose of the UseProposed use is for nonprofit and educationalNot for commercial useNature of the Copyrighted WorkIf the work used is factual not a creative expressionDoes not apply to works such as standardized tests or workbooksAmount of the Portion UsedThe quality and quantity of the portion takenThe more of the original taken, the less likely it follows Fair UseEffect of the Use on the MarketIf the use is unlikely to be widespread or used to negatively affect the marketRequesting PermissionNeed permission from the copyright owner? Answer the following questions:Are you taking or using the authors actual expression?Is the authors work protected by copyright?Does your intended use go beyond Fair Use?Addressing learners with diverse backgrounds, characteristics, and abilitiesDiverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learnersby Marietta Saravia-ShoreBabylon 9 Translation Software features:Over 75 languagesLive Translation CommunityIn a human voiceSpelling and ProofreadingWeb Page & Document TranslationAdaptive/assistive software & hardware for students and teachers with special needsEMSTAC Uses technology to improve educational outcomes for children with disabilitiesSpecial Education Software Your Guide to Special Education Software on the WebSpecial Ed - Learning Disabilities Software Context-based instruction helps students overcome their difficultiesResources that affirm diversity and address cultural and language differencesBabylon 9 Translation Software features:Over 75 languagesLive Translation CommunityIn a human voiceSpelling and ProofreadingWeb Page & Document TranslationTechnology resources to promote safe and healthy use of technologyFree technology for teachers11 Resources for Teaching & Learning Web Safety by Richard Byrne The purpose of the site is to share free resources to use in classrooms Policies and strategies for equitable access to technologyEd.gov U.S. Department of EducationPromotes student achievement by encouraging educational excellence and ensuring equal accessEd.gov articles:Strategies for Allocating ComputersChallenges and Strategies in Using Technology to Promote Education ReformReference linksStudent Code of Conduct Website:http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/sbbcpolicies/docs/P5306.000.pdfDiscipline Matrix Website:http://www.browardschools.com/schools/discipline_matrix.htmSchool and District Technology Usagehttp://www.broward.k12.fl.us/sbbcpolicies/docs/p5306.000.pdfCopyright Basicshttp://lib.byu.edu/departs/copyright/tutorial/module2/page3.htmReference linksDiverse backgrounds, characteristics, and abilities:http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/107003/chapters/Diverse-Teaching-Strategies-for-Diverse-Learners.aspxhttp://www.babylon.com/Software and hardware for those with special needs:http://www.emstac.org/registered/topics/list.htmhttp://www.educational-software-directory.net/special-needs/special-educationhttp://www.meritsoftware.com/solutions/special_ed_learning_disabilities/index.phpReference linksCultural and language differences:http://www.babylon.com/Promote safe and healthy use of technology:http://www.freetech4teachers.com/http://www.freetech4teachers.com/p/multidiscipline-projects-with-web-tools.htmlEquitable access to technology:http://www2.ed.gov/pubs/EdReformStudies/EdTech/approaches.htmlBoth sections are important for parents and students to knowPg 7 must be signed by parent and returnedPg 26 lists rights, responsibilities, and consequences of technology uses*Technology includes: networks, digital tools, the Internet, and softwareSection IV: RulesStudents are expected to use technology responsibly. (dos and donts NEXT slide).Section IV defines the appropriate use of technology throughout the District. Describes how computers and networks must be used in a school setting.Section IV promotes the use of technology Increasingly becoming a common part of every students day.*All rights have been paraphrased from the Student Code of Conduct BookletSECTION IV - TECHNOLOGY USAGEPg. 26Review page with parents if any questions arise*All Responsibilities have been paraphrased from the Student Code of Conduct BookletSECTION IV - TECHNOLOGY USAGEPg. 26Review page with parents if any questions arise*Actions are assessed by Administration and Teachers by using the Discipline Matrixhttp://www.browardschools.com/schools/discipline_matrix.htm *These consequences are listed in the Discipline Matrix*These consequences are listed in the Discipline Matrix*http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/sbbcpolicies/docs/p5306.000.pdf*http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/sbbcpolicies/docs/p5306.000.pdf*http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/sbbcpolicies/docs/p5306.000.pdf*

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