ISTE Standard 5. Digital Citizenship
Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
a. Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology
b. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity
c. Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning
d. Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship
How are we responsible with technology?
How Are We Respectful With Technology
How Are We Ethical with Technology?
How Do We Stay Safe Online?
REC reminds us how to use technology responsibly.
Copyright protects authors and creators of original work. It requires people to get permission before copying or sharing the work of others.
Most of things you use on the internet, such as photos and images, videos, and information are copyrighted.
Before you copy and share someone else's work with others, you should get permission from the owner to use it. If it's for sale, you should buy it. You should give credit to the person who created it.
You should always give CREDIT when using the creative work of others, whether it's a photo, image, video, quote, or a source of information. What should you include when you give credit?
If possible, include all of the following when providing credit:
1. Title or name of the work
2. The author/creator of the work
3. A link to the original work
Photo Credit examples:
Photo Credit: Lord Skully via Compfight cc
Fair Use allows you to use part of someone's work without having to get permission or purchasing it. This is allowed if you are using the work for educational purposes. You should be creating something new rather than just copying it. You should also give credit to the person who created the work.
Would you like to learn more about copyright, fair use, and creative credit?
Check out these great resources!
Video: Copyright and Plagiarism for Kids
Video: Copyrights and Wrongs
Website: Copyright Kids