BYOD Guidelines Crosswell Elementary Definition of Device • For purposes of BYOD, “Device” means a privately owned portable electronic device. • That includes, but is not limited to, hand held entertainment systems or portable information technology systems that can be used for: • • • • • word processing wireless Internet access image capture/recording sound recording information transmitting/receiving/storing, etc. • Technology including but not limited to: iPod Touch, iPad, Nook, Kindle, eBook Reader, Netbook or Laptop, Smartphone – iPhone/Android, Nintendo 3Ds and DSi, PSP, Playstation Vita) Using the Internet • Students are only allowed to access the Internet through the school’s wireless BYOD network. • At no time should they use their personal cell service to access the Internet. • Turn off cell service before WIFI • There will be no additional cost to their data plan. Security and Damages • Responsibility to keep the device secure rests with the individual owner. • The School District of Pickens County, its staff or employees, will not be liable for any device stolen or damages to any device on campus. • If a device is stolen or damaged, it will be handled through the administrative office similar to other personal items in such situations. • It is recommended that appropriate skins (decals) and other custom forms of identification are used to physically identify your device from others. Additionally, protective cases for technology are encouraged. BYOD Student Agreement • The use of technology to provide educational material is not a necessity but a privilege. • A student does not have the right to use his or her laptop, cell phone or other electronic device while at school. When abused, privileges will be taken away. When respected, they will benefit the learning environment as a whole. • All students need to complete and return the permission form. Please note that students who cannot bring in outside technology will be able to utilize the school’s equipment or a BYOD group huddle, in which a device will be shared. No student will be left out of our instruction. SDPC Guidelines • Students must access the district network in order to ensure the guidelines of the Child Internet Protection Act are followed. • Students must turn off their data plans while on campus. • Students will use personal technology devices only for educational purposes when instructed in classrooms. • When teachers call for “Devices Down”, students must shut off/close devices. • Classrooms will allow BYOD as appropriate. Check with your child’s teacher on BYOD days. • Any misuse will result in standard cell phone/technology disciplinary action. Students acknowledge that: • I will access the internet using the school's guest wireless network (BYOD). (As noted in board policy, all district provided web access will have web content filters applied in an effort to provide safe and appropriate web content for students.) I will not bypass the school’s filtered network. • I will not infect the network with a Virus, Trojan, or program designed to damage, alter, destroy, or provide access to unauthorized data or information is in violation of policy. • I will not access information on school property related to “hacking,” altering, or by passing network security policies is in violation of policy. • The school district has the right to collect and examine any device that is suspected of causing problems or was the source of an attack or virus infection. Students acknowledge that: • I will only use and access content from my device that is directly related to our instructional objectives. • Printing from personal devices will not be possible at school. • My personal device will be charged prior to bringing it to school and will run off its own battery while at school. • Each teacher will specify how the devices may be used in his/her classroom. Digital Footprint • Digital footprint - what you are doing on the Internet and mobile devices • Anything transmitted on your phone is archived and becomes a permanent record. Anything you send digitally is considered to be public record. Digital Footprint 80% of College Admissions Officers Use Mobile and Social Networking Sites as Part of Admissions Process The DO NOT List • Post “Selfies” • Post “personal” pictures • Post pictures of yourself doing something wrong • Text about doing something wrong • Text mean messages to or about “friends” • Text/chat with people you do not know (even if they “know” someone you know) • Post about someone else without permission Final Thoughts • It is the student’s responsibility to know what the guidelines are in each classroom. (Know Your Boss) • Teachers’ expectations differ. You MUST go by the rules of the classroom you are in.