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1 Are you being a safe and successful digital citizen?

2  A digital citizen is someone who is able to understand and fully participate in the digital world characterised by technical and social skills that enable a person to be successful and safe in a digital world.

3  The Epsom Girls Grammar School Digital Citizenship contract is a policy designed to ensure safe and successful use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at all times.  This is a policy that encourages our students to be safe and successful digital citizens.

4  be a safe user whenever and wherever I use that technology  be responsible whenever and wherever I use technology and support others by being respectful in how I talk to and work with them and never write or participate in online bullying. This includes forwarding messages and supporting others in harmful, inappropriate or hurtful online behaviour  report to an adult if I feel unsafe or uncomfortable online or see a friend being unsafe or being made to feel uncomfortable by others.

5  behave in a way outlined in the Schools’ Digital Citizenship Contract when online or using mobile technology  keep myself and my friends safe by not giving out personal details including full names, telephone numbers, addresses and images and protecting my password  use the technology at school for learning, use the equipment properly and not interfere with the work or data of another student  not bring or download unauthorised programs or files  not go looking for rude or offensive sites  use an ‘online name’ and avatar when sharing my work online  remember that the content on the web is someone’s property and ask my teacher or a parent/caregiver to help me get permission if I want to use information or pictures  think carefully about what I read on the internet, question if it is from a reliable source and use the information to help me answer any questions (I should not copy and paste the information as my answer)

6  I need help online  I am not sure what I should be doing on the internet  I come across sites that are not suitable  someone writes something I don’t like, or makes me and my friends feel uncomfortable or asks me to provide information that I know is private  I feel that the welfare of other students at the school is being threatened.

7  use it as requested for learning purposes as directed by my teacher  be responsible in my use and not use the device to find, create or send information that might be harmful, inappropriate or hurtful to me or anyone else.  be entirely responsible for the security of the device at all times.

8  keep my phone on silent during class times and only make or answer calls and messages outside of lesson times – except for specified learning purposes  protect the privacy of others and never post private information about another person using SMS messages

9  only take photos and record sound or video when it is part of a class or lesson  seek permission from individuals involved PRIOR to taking photos, recording sound or videoing them (including teachers)  seek written permission from individuals involved PRIOR to publishing or sending photos, recorded sound or video to anyone else or to any online space  be respectful in how I talk to and work with others online and never write or participate in online bullying  seek teacher permission before uploading any content to public websites

10 (Years 11-13 only)  You will need to take home the Digital Citizenship contract  Read through the document with your parent /care giver  Return the signed front page by the end of Week 2  No signed contract, no internet acces!

11 What can you do?  You found the car picture you were searching for, but on top of it was a naked lady!  Someone keeps messaging nasty and upsetting comments about you and/or your friends on your mobile phone and/or online.  A person you have met online asks you to give them your full name and phone number and suggests you meet. What if you have chatted with them for a long time?  You are sent a message which has been forwarded by someone else. It has embarrassing comments/image about someone you know.  A game online will only let you play it if you give your name, address, phone number, date of birth, etc.  In an online space/chat someone suggests you all exclude or block someone you know.  Your friend has an online profile published (not set to private). You can see their personal details and photos. Other people you know are in the photos.  A friend tells you about a great site where there is ‘free’ music to download.

12  h2XI&feature=related h2XI&feature=related Discussion Questions  Who can access photos of you online?  What are your privacy settings on Facebook, Bebo etc

13  n2vVtSBOos n2vVtSBOos Discussion questions  Do you post share information illegally?  Download free music/tv/films?  Have you ever posted pictures of your friends without asking their permission?

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