Cyber Ethics: From Policy to Practice. December 3, 2011 AASA Running the Store 2011 Austin, Texas Presented By: Gretchen M. Shipley Phone: (760) 304-6015 firstname.lastname@example.org. What would you do?. After school students go to a restaurant.
December 3, 2011
Running the Store 2011
Gretchen M. Shipley
Phone: (760) 304-6015
in the School Community
One voice can impact your community.
(CA Ed. Code § 48900.)
Courts found student discipline to be justified when:
placing a reasonable pupil in fear of harm to his or her person or property
causing a reasonable pupil to experience a substantially detrimental effect on his or her physical or mental health
causing a reasonable pupil to experience substantial interference with his or her academic performance
causing a reasonable pupil to experience substantial interference with his or her ability to participate in or benefit from the services, activities, or privileges provided by a schoolExample of Legal Bullying / Cyberbullying Definition:
Designate a point person to train staff regarding digital citizenship, tolerance, and bullying
Designate a point person to conduct bullying investigations
Bullying prevention training should include discussion regarding sexual
orientation, gender identity, and transgender issues and raise awareness throughout the school community
Educate community on how to identify, respond to, and prevent bullying; educate parents on the limitations placed on school district, to prevent bullying off campus, and the need for parent and community involvement
Evaluate and update all applicable school policies to include responsible use of new technology.
Implement a mechanism for the school community to anonymously report bullying.Bullying Prevention Tips
Implement consistent and escalating consequences
Create individualized intervention plans
Respond immediately to reports of bullying
(Building a Caring School, Celeste Campbell, Ed.D)Bullying Prevention Tips cont.
From the Classroom Wall to the Facebook Wall: Inviting the Outside In
Small group assignments on Facebook
Posting student made videos on YouTube
Campus or District Facebook Page
Personal Electronic Device!
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