Digital citizenship — learning how to make responsible choices online.
- Modeled in our classes
- Practiced in our interactions
- Students must be responsible for making good choices when using technology.
- Students must be responsible for behaving appropriately when using technology.
- Common Sense Media: great resource for learning more about Digital Citizenship.
Responsible Use Expectations
Students using Sheridan AllPrep Technology shall
- Use good judgement and take responsibility for your SHAPA computer and computer systems and applications.
- Use them in a responsible, legal, and ethical manner.
- Use them for educational purposes only.
- Have no expectation of privacy when using SHAPA technology.
- Not use them inappropriately, for unlawful purposes, communications that promote violence, viewing or sending obscene materials or pictures, harassment or bullying or intimidation or hatred against another person or group of persons with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.
- Not modify the technology equipment in any way.
- Understand that violations of these policies may result in the loss of the privilege to use these tools, as well as disciplinary action.
- Understand that they are held financially responsible for any intentional damage to SHAPA technology.
Sheridan AllPrep Academy provides our students and teachers with numerous digital tools and systems to facilitate teaching and learning. These digital tools and systems include Google Apps for Education, a free, web-based program for word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation tools. For these digital resources, the district makes every effort to ensure that these tools and systems — and any other digital tools and systems adopted at the district level — are compliant with all applicable laws and regulations, including the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).