What does your digital footprint say about you?
THEY ARE WATCHING YOU!
Think Before You Click!
Anything you post, upload, or view can be seen by your friends, family, teachers, coaches, future employers, and strangers!
In this class you will use various forms oftechnology on a regular basis, so it is important foryou to become a responsible Digital Citizen!
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What is Digital Citizenship?
Definition: Digital citizenship is the norms of appropriate, responsible technology use.
Top 10 List for Digital Citizenship
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#1: Respect Yourself!
*Use online communications in constructive ways, doing nothing you would not do in a F2F setting. *Remember whatever happens online is permanent and can never be truely deleted!
#2: Protect Yourself!
* Do not share your personal information, login credentials, and passwords, with other people. * Logout of all programs and applications at the end of class.
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#3: Respect Others!
*Do not post information or pictures about another person without their permission. * Do not delete, edit, or move other people's digital files. *Treat others as you would like to be treated.
#4: Respect Intellectual Property!
* Cite all resources when using information from the internet or other technology-based applications. * Do not PLAGIARIZE! * Do not illegally download any software, music, videos or applications.
# 5: Only Access Sites That Are Permitted By Your Teacher!
* Only go to websites permitted by your teacher. * Do not access personal email or online accounts without teacher permission. * Remember that your teacher can trace your seach history!
#6: Respect The Digital Resources Available Within the Classroom!
* Only use digital resources with your teacher's permission. * Do not print documents or pictures without teacher approval.
#7: Do Not Participate in Cyberbullying!
* Treat others with respect while online, think before you post comments or pictures. * Be responsible and speak up if you know of someone who is being cyberbullied, or is participating in cyberbullying.
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#8: Report Any Suspicious Activity To Your Teacher!
* Be cautious of where you go while online. Report any suspicious pop-ups, links, or comments. *Remember that you are responsible for your online activity!
# 9: Evaluate The Quality Of Online Resources!
*When researching online, evaluate the quality of your resources by checking out the domain name: org, com, edu, etc... * Do not assume that everything you see on the internet is TRUE!
#10: Maintain A Positive Footprint!
* Take steps now to create a positive, online portfolio. * Remember that the decisions you make today, can have an impact on your future!
Consequences for Poor Digital Citizenship!
*Students who do not follow the IRSD Acceptable USe Policy will loose their technology privledges. * Based on the severity of the situation, the student could face legal action! *Be Responsible, Respectful, and Don't Break the LAW!
For More Information About Our School's Acceptable Use Policy Please Visit The Indian River School District Website!
Check Out The Full Acceptable Use Policy In Your GMS Agenda Book!
You Are Responsible for Maintaining Your Digital Footprint Both At SCHOOL And AT HOME
Time Spent Online For the Average Teenager
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Be sure to maintain a healthy balance between your online activities and relationships with your physical world activities and relationships.
Teens and Responsible USe OF Social Media
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This Digital Citizenship PSA was created by Hilary Davey. Ms. Davey is a 7th Grade Math/Special Education Teacher at Georgetown Middle School, in Georgetown, Delaware. Ms. Davey is created this Digital Citizenship PSA to help educate her student's to become responsible and respectful DIGITAL CITIZENS!
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