Guidelines for students using Web 2.0 Technologies (ex. blogs, wikis, Voicethread, Glogster, etc.)

Students will be using Web 2.0 tools to create school projects. Please review these Guidelines.

First: Read and review the Policy on the Use of Information Technology signed by all teachers and students. (Link Below.)

Be safe and responsible.
Use your first name only.
Do not publish your e-mail address.
If you wish to have an image associated with your work, use a picture of something that represents you (e.g. an avatar).
Don’t give out any personal information about yourself or anyone else.
If using a shared account created by a teacher, be respectful of others' work on that account.

Be thoughtful and careful about what you are going write or say.
Make sure what you write is accurate.
Do not plagiarize.

Use appropriate language.

Be respectful to others.
Make sure what you write is fair and courteous.
No bullying.
If you are responding to others' work (e.g. in a blog) try saying two positive comments and one thing that could be improved.

Cameras
When using cameras (digital or video), do not record any person without his or her consent and awareness.


See also: Keeping Kids Safer on the Internet: Tips for Parents and Guardians

These guidelines compliment the Policy on the Use of Information Technology .
Any inappropriate use could lead to the loss of privileges or other disciplinary actions.