Instructional Device Acceptable Use Agreement
The purpose of the Lincoln County School District #2 1:1 Digital Learning Environment is to increase student learning of the 21st Century Skills and the Wyoming Content and Performance Standards, through continuous use and integration of technology across learning environments including school, home, and community. To achieve this, the district is providing iPads for all students in grades 9-12.
Students will comply at all times with the LCSD#2 Instructional Device Agreement. Any failure to comply may terminate student’s rights of possession, effective immediately, and the district may repossess the iPad. Any lost, stolen, or damaged iPads must be reported to school authorities immediately.
LCSD#2 has legal title to the property at all times. The students right of possession and use is limited to and conditioned upon full and complete compliance with this agreement. Students will be required to read and comply with the LCSD#2 Internet Device Agreement.
LCSD#2 reserves the right to restrict apps or other content from being installed onto the device. Students will be given the opportunity, upon exiting, to purchase their iPad at a tiered rate set by the district.
Loss, Theft or Damage
Should an iPad be damaged, lost of stolen the student or parent/guardian should immediately notify the school administration. If an iPad is stolen the student/guardian should file a police report as soon as possible. If the iPad is lost, stolen or damaged as a result of irresponsible behavior, the parent may be responsible for the full replacement cost.
In the event of a lost or stolen iPad a police report will be filed and LCSD#2 may deploy location software to aid in the recovering the iPad. Students who are no longer enrolled in LCSD#2 must return the iPad, along with any other accessories, at the time they leave. Use Agreement fund will not be refunded.
If the student does not return the iPad the school resource officer will be notified and the device will be considered stolen.
Monitoring and Supervision
Applications (Apps) will be downloaded(synced) at school. School owned devices may be synced to a student’s personal computer, however, in the event the device runs out of memory, all such personal content will be subject to deletion to make room for required instructional content. Likewise, students may also load apps that are not part of the required instructional program, however, in the event the device runs out of memory, all such apps and content will be subject to deletion. LCSD#2 will not be liable for lost or erased personal data or content. Apps or content purchased, downloaded, or created by the student are not the responsibility of the district.
Mobile Technology Precautions
The highest level of Digital Citizenship is expected from each student. Electronic devices and network access will be available to students who adhere to the strict level of Digital Citizenship. LCSD#2 policy, JICFA, strictly prohibits cyber bullying. Cyber-bullying is bullying through the use of technology or any electronic means. State law prohibits bullying.
Harassment, intimidation or bullying means any intentional gesture or any intentional written, verbal or physical act that a reasonable person under the circumstances should know will have the effect of:
“Written” acts include, but are not limited to handwritten or typed communications, emails, text messages, blogs and other forms of electronic communications.
A “school” as defined in this policy includes a classroom or other location on school premises, a school bus or other school related vehicle, a school bus stop, an activity or event sponsored by a school, whether or not it is held on school premises, and any other program or function where the school is responsible for the children. (LSCD#2 Policy JICFA) WY Stat & 21-4-313)
Students using school issued electronic devices or the district network to participate in Cyber Bullying may lose possession and access to both the device and the network. Students who engage in cyber bullying, harassment or intimidation shall be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including suspension or expulsion. (JICFA)
Maintaining and Safeguarding
Prohibited Use of the iPad
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