BYOD at CHS
Students at CHS can now bring their own device to school for use in classrooms. The following rules apply:
- Students are allowed to use their device freely before and after school (until 8:00 a.m. and after 3:31 p.m.)
- Students can use their device in a classroom setting only when directed by their teacher. While in the classroom setting, the device is for schoolwork only. A classroom setting is defined as anywhere staff members are giving instruction.
- The device may be used at lunch and during class exchange.
- The device may not be used to record, transmit, or post photos or videos of any student or staff member unless directed to do so by the teacher.
- The device must be in silent mode while on the CHS campus.
- When using the device in a classroom setting, students will login via the dedicated Internet site for CHS.
- Students must bring their device fully charged each day. CHS will not provide AC receptacles for charging.
- Please note that Nintendo DS and/or other gaming devices with Internet access are not permissible.
- Students are SOLELY responsible for any equipment that he/she brings to school. In addition, CHS is not liable for damaged, lost, or stolen equipment. School administrators are not required to search for lost or stolen devices; however, they have the sole discretion to conduct a search if necessary.
- School and district staff members will not provide technical support for the devices.
- The use of BYOD is a privilege, not a right; therefore, students not adhering to the rules will receive discipline consequences up to and including an office referral.
Click here for the printable agreement.
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What is Digital Citizenship all about?
Digital Citizen: A person who usse the Internet regularly and effectively
A good digital citizen is one who knows what is right and wrong, exhibits intelligent technology behavior, and makes good choices when using technology. Characteristics of a good digital citizen include:
- Being confident and capable of using information communication technologies
- Using technology to participate in educational, cultural, and economic activities
- Developing and using critical thinking skills in cyberspace
- Using technology to relate to others in positive, meaningful ways
- Respecting the concepts of privacy and freedom of speech in a digital world
- Contributing to and actively promoting the values of digital citizenship
How can you become a good digital citizen?
- Think long term. What seems fun today could have long-term consequences.
- Keep personal information private.
- Use privacy settings on your social network pages. Don’t use public posting.
- Protect your friends’ privacy as well as yours.
- Use the Golden Rule online – treat others the way you want to be treated.
What is a Digital Footprint?
Digital Footprint: A word used to describe the trail, traces, or “footprints” that people leave online
Digital life is both public and permanent. Everything we do online creates digital footprints that migrate and persist. Something that happens on the spur of the moment – a funny picture, an angry post – can resurface years later. And if we aren’t careful, our reputations can be harmed. In addition, a bad digital footprint can affect our future livelihood. Colleges now are checking the social media postings of potential students, and employers are doing the same for applicants. A few bad clicks can ruin your reputation, hurt your changes for admission to college and prevent you for getting the job you really want one day!
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