Netiquette and Safe Internet Usage
Netiquette is a term commonly used to describe network etiquette. It defines the appropriate use of online communication throughout cyberspace.
Social Media: online communication that is used by the community for interaction and content-sharing. Currently the most popular would be FaceBook and Twitter.
How to Guide (creating a school social media policy): https://www.edutopia.org/pdfs/edutopia-anderson-social-media-guidelines.pdf
Cyberbullying: when others are bullied online/ electronically.
- Monitor students and children when they are online.
- Research and visit their websites frequently.
- Always have access to their passwords and review their pages frequently.
- Always be aware of what they are doing and ask questions.
- Keep communication with your students or children so that they are aware of the necessity for them to notify you immediately of any concerns or issues.
Safe Internet Usage for Students
- Share passwords with parents and parents only.
- Obey the rules for internet usage.
- Do not give out personal information, especially to strangers.
- Check with parents before changing anything to the computer set up.
- Do not become a victim, nor contribute to anyone becoming the victim of cyber bullying.
- Do not agree to meet with anyone that you meet online.
- Report things to parents that make you feel uncomfortable.
- Have your parents approve your posts before posting them, especially if they contain photos.
Safe Internet Usage Video for Students