Great Powers: Software on each computer Access to a local network for printing Access to the district server for saving and sharing work Access to the Internet for school webpages, databases, and other research tools.
Internet Safety Always check with an adult before logging on Use Meadowbrook Links or bookmarked sites Report inappropriate sites Ask permission to use Google or to type in a URL Display an “I” in the Media Center
Home & School No e-mail, IM, social networks or gaming at school or on school computers Postings must be appropriate, civil and represent your best work Do not share information that could identify you No cyberbullying NEVER agree to meet someone you find online
For Research Take notes in your own words Always cite your sources (text or pictures) Identify and cite quotations Do not assume Internet material is copyright free!
Websites: be smart Who is sending the message and why? How does the message grab your attention? What information might be missing? Ask yourself: is this your best source? Adapted from Media Madness 2005