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3350-30 | Technology and Instruction Regulation

Date Approved: October 06 2017
Date Reviewed/Amended:


Technology and Instruction

  1. New technologies shift the ways that information may be accessed, communicated and transferred by members of society.  User access to rich information resources is desirable, so school environments in the district will be characterized by the incorporation of the best instructional practice through the integration of information and communication technology tools into student and professional learning.  This environment will be characterized by openness, accessibility, transparency, ethical and legal use and the personal accountability and responsibility of all users.

Roles and Responsibilities of Teachers and Other Staff Supervising Students

  1. Teachers, Education Assistants and other Support Staff will work together to help students to:
  • Develop the intellectual, emotional, behavioural and civic skills necessary to understand, utilize and discriminate among information sources.
  • Identify information appropriate to their age and development levels, and to evaluate and use the information to meet their personal educational goals.
  • Respect and protect the rights of every other user in the district and other users on the Internet.
  • Understand and respect copyright law.
  • Provide proper credit for resources used so as to avoid plagiarism.

Safe Internet Use

  1. It is important for all employees to protect and educate students about safe use of the internet in order to maximize the potential of all users to have a safe experience.  The following are guidelines for personal safety as it pertains to internet use:
  • Do not give out personal information;
  • Never use a personal picture without the approval of your parents and teachers;
  • Tell parents and teachers right away if you encounter any information that makes you uncomfortable, especially if you encounter cyber-bullying;
  • Never agree to get together with someone you meet online without the approval of your parents and teachers;
  • Do not respond to any messages that make you feel uncomfortable, especially if you are feeling bullied.

 

Related Policies and Regulations:

Bylaw #7                     Freedom of Information/Protection of Privacy Bylaw

1170-10                       Copyright Regulation

1410                            District Code of Conduct Policy

3350                            Acceptable Use of Technology Policy

3350-10                       User Accounts and Passwords Regulation

3350-20                       Acceptable Use of District Technology Regulation

3350-22                       Prohibited Use of District Technology Regulation

3350-25                       Bring Your Own Device Regulation

3350-40                       Data Security and Privacy Regulation

3350-50                       District and School Websites Regulation

6710                            Records Management Program Policy

REFERENCES
1170-10 - - Copyright Regulation
1410 - - District Code of Conduct Policy
3350-20 - - Acceptable Use of District Technology Regulation
3350-10 - - User Accounts and Passwords Regulation
3350-22 - - Prohibited Use of District Technology Regulation
3350-25 - - Bring Your Own Device Regulation
3350-40 - - Data Security and Privacy Regulation
6710 - - Records Management Policy