Cyber Ethics and Child Safety on the Internet
How can schools assure that students are using the Internet in ethical and safe ways?
Warm Up for Module 2
Warm Up

You will learn how to become knowledgeable on current copyright and fair use laws and know how this affects classroom use of technology.

Learners will
  • Learn what is copyright and how to determine when permission is required.
  • Explain the Fair Use Provision of the Copyright Act and the 4 factors that require consideration for Fair Use
  • identify summarize current copyright and distribution laws
  • Review and use the guidelines for Educators and Educational Multimedia.
  • Learn what is the Digital Millennium Act and summarize it
  • Learn what is the TEACH Act and what are the requirements and guidelines for use and summarize it.

Reflect on the part modeling plays as you deal with issues of copyright and ethics in your classroom. How will you model ethical and legal uses of resources for your students?  

II.2. Demonstrate positive social and ethical behaviors when using technology.
3 - 5
II. Social, Ethical, and Human Issues
II.2. Discuss basic issues related to responsible use of technology and information and describe personal consequences of inappropriate use.
6 - 8
II. Social, Ethical, and Human Issues
II.2. Exhibit legal and ethical behaviors when using information and technology, and discuss consequences of misuse.
9 - 12
II. Social, Ethical, and Human Issues
II.4. Demonstrate and advocate for legal and ethical behaviors among peers, family, and community regarding the use of technology and information.

NETS-T (National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers)
VI. Social, Ethical, Legal, and Human Issues
VI.A. model and teach legal and ethical practice related to technology use.
VI.D. promote safe and healthy use of technology resources.
VI.E. facilitate equitable access to technology resources for all students.