IT IS THE TEACHER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO:
preview and evaluate all learning resources, including Internet sites, for pertinence to the curriculum and learning needs, prior to recommending them for student use;
provide guidance in search strategies and supervise access to information in order to ensure information is appropriate to age/grade level of students;
provide students who are using the Internet in a school location with clear directives concerning the need for compliance with school guidelines;
) activities are planned, supervised, and implemented on the basis of their pedagogical value.
ensure that students are taught the information literacy skills (Netiquette, Netcitation, and media literacy) necessary to pursue lifelong learning and to lead independent, productive lives;
inform students that communications on networks are public in nature and therefore posted documents and e-mail will be checked regularly;
before granting access to networked information resources:
review the student section of the present policy with the students;
confirm with the principal that the signed Agreement Form (Appendix 2) is on file for each student;
approve and supervise the use of multimedia peripherals (e.g. printers, scanners, digital cameras, etc.);
take note of the address (URL) of any inappropriate web site, disconnect, and report to the School Board network administrator that this web site was not blocked by the School Board proxy.