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Internet ~ Technology Safety & Netiquette
 4th Grade Computer Chitchat, by Mrs. Nasto 
"At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security."
Jodi Rell

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  1. Acceptable Use Policy  Technology Internet Use rules please follow or risk losing rights to use in school. Internet User beware school's have Internet use rules documents called Acceptable Use Policies.
  2. Cyberbullying is against the law in New Jersey.  Cyberbullying is using "electronic communication" to threaten, humiliate or harass other students. This includes any online resources, gamer chatting, cell phones and any form of technology. Never write hateful things about another person online threats are taken seriously.
    Cyberbullying is against the law!
  3. Never use bad language or criticize or insult people online using technology devices. This can start fights and is not good (Netiquette/Manners).
  4. Never share your password, keep your password a secret******* keep your computer, sites and devices private. Passwords lock and protect user name so only those who know the password can log on open or  use computer, device,  program or site.
  5. Never give out personal information, such as your address, telephone number, or school name and address or a friends name. Never share private information like vacations and other events this is how homes get robbed.Never go online without adult supervision. Parents can help you stay safe and keep your computer or technology device safe.
  6. Never respond to a message that makes you feel confused or uncomfortable, tell your teacher or parent if you come across any information online that makes you feel uncomfortable.
  7. Be careful DOWNLOADING, Allowing or Running files or programs.  They can contain viruses that can harm your computer or slow it down. DOWNLOADING WARNING COULD HARM COMPUTER ask a parent for help.
  8. Email, texting or chatting remember writing in Capital letters (ALL UPPER CASE) means that you are shouting and angry it is not proper Netiquette turn CAPS LOCK OFF.
  9. Stay healthy take care of your eyes and ears when using technology. Eye care and technology look away every 20 minutes and take a 10 minute break every hour. Ear buds and headphones use safely never turn volume pass half-way level or use for more than 45 minutes. Poor practices can damage ears and cause hearing loss.
  10. Germs: Always wash hands before using technology this helps fight the spread of germs. Technology use can spread germs.


Technology, Computers & the Internet are fun to use let's be safe and take care when we use them, thank you Mrs. Nasto.

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