What is Netiquette?

"Netiquette" is a term derived from the words 'net' as in internet and 'etiquette'. A simple defintion of netiquette is the correct or acceptable way of communicating on the Internet. One should use good manners when using online communication such as e-mails, blogs, discussion forums, and social networking sites.

Netiquette Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80uRE972uQ0

Social Networking Policies:

Social networking users are expected use safe, mindful, and courteous conduct online. Posts, messeging, sharing, and chats are monitored. Do not share personal information over the internet. If someone is asking for personal information, seek advice from a teacher or administrator.

Cyberbullying Policies:

Cyberbullying will not be tolerated. Harassing, threatening, impersonating, outing, tricking, excluding, and cyberstalking are all examples of cyberbullying. Don’t send emails or post comments with the intent of scaring, hurting, or intimidating someone else.

Engaging in these behaviors, or any online activities intended to harm (physically or emotionally) another person, will result in severe disciplinary action and loss of privileges. In some cases, cyberbullying can be a crime.  Your activities are monitored.

Don't be mean.

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Resources:

Mobile County Public School-Acceptable Use Policy: http://images.pcmac.org/SiSFiles/Schools/AL/MobileCounty/BakerHigh/Uploads/Forms/Acceptable-Use-Policy-MCPSS.pdf

Cyberbullying Tactics: https://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/cyberbullying-tactics/index.html

What You Need to Know About Netiquette: https://sites.google.com/site/emilyrbach1/domain-2-classroom-environment/2c-managing-classroom-procedures/netiquette-poster---canva