Safe I can protect myself, my online identity and the identity of others. £ I will only share my password with m y parents and teacher. £ I will not give out personal information, including my birthday, last name, address, school, picture or phone number. £ I will always get permission before I upload or download photos, videos or games, or fill out surveys or forms online. £ I will tell my parents, teacher or counselor if anything happens online that makes me feel upset, sad or not safe. £ I will tell an adult if I see something that is inappropriate.
The American School in Japan
£ I will talk with m y child about my expectations for tech use at home. £ I will talk with m y child about their interests and help them find things online that are appropriate and fun. £ When concerned about m y child’s technology use I will talk with m y child about what concerns me and why. £ I will work in partnership with the school to support you.
School ü We will guide you in how to work responsibly, safely, respectfully and honestly with technology.
Acceptable Use Agreements
ü We will be available to answer questions you have about technology. ü We will partner with your parents to help you make good decisions.
Signatures We have discussed the AUAs. We understand the AUAs. We agree to follow the AUAs.
Please discuss these Acceptable Use Agreements as a family, then sign and return them to your fifth grade teacher.
I can make appropriate choices about when and how to use technology.
I can honor the work and ideas of others.
My words and actions, both positive and negative, impact others.
£ I will follow school and home time limits for tech use, and not spend too much time online. £ I will take good care of my laptop and be responsible for any loss or damage to it. £ I will make responsible decisions about what I watch, play, upload and send. £ I will bring my laptop to school fully charged.
£ I will give credit to work other people have done. £ I will follow the rules m y family makes about tech use at home. £ I will follow the school Acceptable Use Agreements. £ I will be honest about mistakes I make and be ready to learn from them. £ I will not copy other people’s work.
£ I will be kind and respectful when commenting on someone else’s online work. £ I will make good choices about when and how often I get in touch with my friends online. £ I will not exclude my classmates. £ I will not be m ean, rude or hurtful to anyone online.
£ I will manage online distractions.
Adapted from CommonSense media agreements