Acceptable Use of Technology Agreement
𝙎𝙩𝙪𝙙𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙨/𝙂𝙪𝙖𝙧𝙙𝙞𝙖𝙣𝙨
The use of electronic devices is now a part of daily life for most students. These devices can help student learning and engage students in the classroom. Our school uses electronic devices such as computers, interactive whiteboards, tablets and other mobile devices in the classroom to enhance academic achievement and help motivate students. Through the use of the school's network, access to learning resources and applications (apps) help all students meet learning objectives.
To help protect all students, proper use guidelines and practices for these devices must be established, followed
All parents/guardians must sign an Acceptable Use of Technology Agreement prior to students being permitted
to use/access technology and online resources at school. The purpose of the agreement is to:
-Ensure students and parents/guardians are aware of the conditions under which students are permitted
to use technology;
-Outline expectations and responsibilities of students and appropriate and inappropriate use of
We ask parents and guardians to monitor use and to discuss these regulations and the proper use of technology
with their children and we thank you for your support.
𝙊𝙣𝙡𝙞𝙣𝙚 / “𝘾𝙡𝙤𝙪𝙙 𝙎𝙚𝙧𝙫𝙞𝙘𝙚𝙨”
Some online tools and apps are referred to as “cloud services”. This means that students will store saved work
online. Using cloud services, or online resources, will allow students to work on projects outside of school time.
Schools will provide each student a user name, password and email address. To gain access to online
resources and applications, students will need to use the provided account, password, and email address.
Online privacy is a top priority for our school and the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District
(District) and we protect the online work of our students to the best of our ability.
𝙎𝙖𝙛𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝘾𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙎𝙘𝙝𝙤𝙤𝙡𝙨
All students are expected to abide by the school’s Code of Conduct when using technology, accessing the
Internet and interacting online.
𝙄𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙣𝙚𝙩 𝘼𝙘𝙘𝙚𝙨𝙨 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙁𝙞𝙡𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙜
All schools now provide Internet access for teaching and learning. The Internet contains a wealth of educational
material for the classroom but can also contain material that is not appropriate. The District filters web sites
believed to be inappropriate for students. The District cannot and does not guarantee that inappropriate material
can be completely filtered.
Students will be assigned a gmail account for email purposes, e.g.
. All student email
addresses have the underscore (_) and ‘s’ contained in them.
For more information, go to the District’s E-mail Policy and associated Regulations.
The District recognizes that social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc.) is a tool that can further
enhance teaching and learning in our schools as well as communication between home and school and with the
public. Students may have the opportunity to access various forms of social media at school. Further information will be provided at the school level.
For more information, go to the District’s Social Media Policy and Terms of Reference for Students.
The use of portable electronic devices (e.g., iPads, iPhones, laptop computers) is now part of daily life for most
students. These devices promote student engagement, creativity and learning. Many schools now have sets of
devices available for classroom use. Students may also be able to use their own portable electronic devices at
school, in accordance with consistent, school-wide guidelines as determined by the school administration and
This Acceptable Use of Technology Agreement applies, whether a student is using a school-owned or
𝘼𝙘𝙘𝙚𝙥𝙩𝙖𝙗𝙡𝙚 𝙐𝙨𝙚 𝙤𝙛 𝙏𝙚𝙘𝙝𝙣𝙤𝙡𝙤𝙜𝙮:
𝐚. 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐲, 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞 𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐞𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐮𝐫𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐚𝐝𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧.
𝐛. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐝𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐬 (𝐞.𝐠., 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭-𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐏𝐚𝐝𝐬, 𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐫 𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐞𝐬, 𝐥𝐚𝐩𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐮𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬) 𝐝𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬
𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐛𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐞𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐩𝐮𝐫𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐲, 𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭, 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥-𝐰𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐠𝐮𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝
𝐩𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐚𝐝𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐟𝐟. 𝐏𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐧𝐨𝐭𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐩𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞.
𝐜. 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐦𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐨𝐥𝐨𝐠𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐚𝐭 𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐬.
𝐝. 𝐏𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐜 𝐝𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐦𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐞𝐱𝐚𝐦𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐧, 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐫. 𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞, 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐦𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐛𝐞 𝐨𝐛𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐚 𝐝𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫.
𝐞. 𝐈𝐧 𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐥, 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐝𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐧𝐨𝐭 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐊-𝟔 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐦𝐬, 𝐞𝐱𝐜𝐞𝐩𝐭 𝐢𝐧 𝐜𝐢𝐫𝐜𝐮𝐦𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐬𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐢𝐬 𝐦𝐚𝐝𝐞 𝐛𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐚𝐝𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧, 𝐢𝐧 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐟𝐟.
𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝘀 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗺𝗶𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗱:
▪ 𝐀𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐦𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐞𝐥𝐬𝐞’𝐬 𝐢𝐧𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧;
▪ 𝐒𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐫 𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 (𝐬𝐮𝐜𝐡 𝐚𝐬 𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐧𝐮𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬) 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞;
▪ 𝐌𝐞𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐚𝐧𝐲𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐦𝐞𝐭 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧;
▪ 𝐁𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐨𝐩𝐲𝐫𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐨𝐫 𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐞 𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐚𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬; 𝐜𝐨𝐩𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐬, 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤 𝐨𝐫 𝐰𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬 𝐝𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐛𝐲 𝐚𝐧𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧
𝐨𝐫 𝐬𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐜𝐞; 𝐚𝐧𝐝
▪ 𝐄𝐧𝐠𝐚𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐰𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐡 𝐦𝐚𝐲 𝐛𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞 𝐛𝐮𝐥𝐥𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐫 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐨𝐫 𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐚𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧
𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐰𝐡𝐢𝐜𝐡 𝐢𝐬 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐫𝐮𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐞𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭.
𝙎𝙩𝙪𝙙𝙚𝙣𝙩 𝙪𝙨𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙚𝙭𝙥𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙤:
a. Behave as they would in any other environment where they represent their school and/or the District.
Students are to conduct themselves in a responsible, ethical and respectful manner in accordance with
the standards of the District.
b. Ensure their mobile device is charged before coming to school - there may be limited electrical outlets
c. Ensure proper action is taken such as turning off ringers, so that a personal mobile device does not
disrupt instructional time;
d. Ensure that their device is always stored in a safe and secure place;
e. Keep usernames and passwords private and respect the privacy of others;
f. Use all technology responsibly and not abuse or deliberately damage equipment or networks;
g. Be responsible for their own mobile devices. The school or District is not responsible if a personal device
such as a cell phone or iPad is lost, stolen or damaged;
h. Immediately report any safety or security problems, or any inappropriate or uncomfortable situations
involving technology; and,
i. Respect information/media obtained on the Internet by including references/citing the correct source.
𝙈𝙤𝙣𝙞𝙩𝙤𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝘼𝙘𝙘𝙚𝙨𝙨
Staff may access district-provided student accounts and communications for assessment purposes, to
maintain system integrity, and to ensure students are using the system responsibly and safely.
Use of technology resources including networks, computers or mobile devices and the Internet is a privilege that
can be restricted or denied at any time for misuse or abusive conduct. Students may be subject to disciplinary
action for using technology in violation of district policies, up to and including suspension. For more information,
go to the District’s Acceptable Use of Technology Policy
I have reviewed the policies outlined in the Agreement and understand that my child will be responsible for following the guidelines when using electronic devices during school and class time. I have read and discussed the guidelines with him/her and s/he understands the expectations and consequences for not using technology in an acceptable manner. I understand that if I want to remove my consent for all or certain activities at any time I will need to contact the school principal.
PLEASE CHECK ALL THAT APPLY
Local school network and online tools using school-owned desktop computers, laptops and mobile devices.
Personal mobile devices.
Student's First Name
Student's Last Name
PARENT/GUARDIAN Electronic Signature: (An electronic signature, or e-signature, is a legal way to get consent or approval on electronic documents or forms)
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