Digital Citizenship Week – August 29 – September 2, 2016

August 31st, 2016

One part of our weekly emphasis is the pitfalls and skills required to be a part of an online community. Actions have consequences. Poor online manners, or “netiquette”, can reflect badly on one. Sharing too much information can be dangerous. Users of social networking sites must know and understand security and privacy options within the site. It is important for parents to be aware of social networking issues and to help guide their children. Students in Cherokee County Schools will explore age-appropriate material to learn more about being in online social community.

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Digital Citizenship Week – August 29 – September 2, 2016

August 30th, 2016

Students are provided with technology equipment to help them participate in grade-appropriate online learning activities. This is a privilege and it is the responsibility of all teachers and students to ensure that school equipment is cared for, not abused, and that rules are followed so that students are safe so they can enjoy using that equipment for learning opportunities. Chromebooks are empowering students to take charge of their learning so they can practice responsible digital citizenship.

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Digital Citizenship Week – August 29-September 2, 2016

August 29th, 2016

Cherokee County Schools will be observing Digital Citizenship Week during the week of August 29-September 2.  We live in a digital world and teaching students appropriate and responsible use of technology is more important than ever. Technology in Cherokee County Schools is a very important and vital part of daily instruction. Students need to learn to use technology effectively and to be safe online.   

The emphasis of Digital Citizenship Week is “TECH SMART.”

  • Take Care of Technology Equipment
  • Explore Appropriate and Safe Sites for Learning and Research
  • Copyright Law, Fair Use Act, and Creative Commons Matter
  • Help Prevent Cyberbullying
  • Self-image Is Important
  • Make Use of Netiquette
  • Always Give Credit to Original Source
  • Remember to Be Effective, Thoughtful, and Ethical Digital Creators
  • Think

The Technology Responsible Use Policy for Cherokee County Schools addresses all of the TECH SMART practices listed above.  It is the goal of our school district to ensure that all students are taught to use technology responsibly and ethically to become successful digital citizens.  

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CCBOE Internet Safety Curriculum  http://goo.gl/RkbhVS