Digital Citizenship

How to be a good digital citizen

Digital citizenship and you

 

Your Digital Footprint

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Internet Safety in the Library computer

Users of the Internet are encouraged to be responsible citizens – a cyber citizen. Just like being a citizen of our community, being a cyber citizen has responsibilities. Students, teachers, and parents are advised to use good judgment and safety when surfing the Internet.

Follow these ten steps to stay safe on the Internet:

  1. Be a responsible cyber citizen.
  2. Use anti-virus software on your computer.
  3. Do not open email from unknown sources.
  4. Use passwords and keep them private.
  5. Protect computers with firewalls.
  6. Do not share access to your computers with strangers.
  7. Disconnect from the Internet when not is use.
  8. Back-up your computer regularly.
  9. Regularly download security protection update “patches”.
  10. Help your family to check computer security on a regular basis.

For more information on these ten security tips and for more Internet safety information, visit:

Federal Communication Commission Website

CyberSmart

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Academic Honesty Pledge superfly-70-url

“As a student of PV/Rawlings Elementary School,

I will do my best everyday and I pledge to be honest, truthful, and responsible.

I promise that I will not use any form of Academic Dishonesty

to complete my school assignments.”

Helpful Academic Honesty web site Links for students, teachers and parents:

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Users of the Internet are encouraged to be responsible citizens – a cyber citizen. Just like being a citizen of our community, being a cyber citizen has responsibilities. Students, teachers, and parents are advised to use good judgment and safety when surfing the Internet.

Follow these ten steps to stay safe on the Internet:

  1. Be a responsible cyber citizen.
  2. Use anti-virus software on your computer.
  3. Do not open email from unknown sources.
  4. Use passwords and keep them private.
  5. Protect computers with firewalls.
  6. Do not share access to your computers with strangers.
  7. Disconnect from the Internet when not is use.
  8. Back-up your computer regularly.
  9. Regularly download security protection update “patches”.
  10. Help your family to check computer security on a regular basis.

 


Academic Honesty Policy

            We expect students to be honest in all of their academic work, and students shall agree to adhere to the high standards of academic honesty and integrity.  Additional they must conduct themselves according to the rules prohibiting dishonest academic behavior and must resist peer pressure to violate these rules. Students must not use dishonest methods to fulfill their school responsibilities. Cheating, plagiarism, fabrication, obtaining an unfair advantage, aiding and abetting, and falsification of records constitute violations of the Academic Honesty policy of our school.  Academic Honesty will be expected when turning in and completing all assignments.

Types of Academic Dishonesty

1. Cheating is:

  • The act of obtaining or attempting to obtain credit for academic work through the use of dishonest, deceptive or fraudulent means.
  • Using hidden notes, copying from another student or helping another student during an examination.
  • Using unauthorized notes, study materials, or information on a test
  • Changing a graded work after it has been returned
  • Permitting another student to copy one’s homework assignment, paper, project, report or take-home test.
  • Allowing another person to do work for you and submitting that work under your own name
  • Submitting identical or similar papers for credit on another assignment without prior permission from your teacher.

2. Plagiarism is:

  • Representing the work of someone else as your own and submitting it for any purpose
  • The use of another person’s work  for personal advantage, without proper acknowledgement of the original work
  • Submitting material that in part or whole is not entirely your own work without giving credit to the original author.

3. Fabrication is:

  • Falsifying or inventing any information, data or citation
  • When you make something up

4. Obtaining an Unfair Advantage is:

  • Stealing, reproducing, circulating or otherwise gaining access to test materials
  • Stealing, destroying, defacing or concealing library materials with the purpose of depriving others of their use
  • Unauthorized collaborating on an academic assignment
  • Intentionally obstructing or interfering with another student’s academic work

5. Aiding and Abetting Academic Dishonesty is:

  • Providing material, information, or other assistance to another person with knowledge that such aid could be used in any of the violations stated above
  • Providing false information in connection with any inquiry regarding academic integrity

6. Falsification of Records and Official Documents is:

  • Altering documents affecting academic records
  • Forging signatures of authorization

Falsifying information on an official academic document, grade report, letter of permission, or any other official school document.