Digital Citizenship

Electronic Devices and Network User Policy

Electronic networkable devices and network access require teacher permission and supervision. Printing student work is permitted with staff permission. All students are eligible to receive a CBE e-mail account. By utilizing the school’s computers and/or the network, the following agreement is accepted.

Acceptable Use of Electronic Information Resources The privilege to use devices and/or networks is dependent on the level of responsibility shown by individual students. It is our intent to have all students access these tools for learning on an ongoing basis. The following acts and prohibited sites constitute inappropriate use and may endanger students, and/or possibly damage the network, hardware, and/or software.

Prohibited acts include:

  • Use of someone else’s CBE account or access to network
  • Sending or displaying offensive messages or pictures
  • Using obscene language
  • Harassing, insulting or attacking another person or their reputation
  • Trespassing in other people’s folders, work or files
  • Accessing, posting, sending or downloading of inappropriate material
  • Assuming the identity of another person to gain information
  • Viewing web pages through a proxy server
  • Running an application/program from a memory stick/jump drive
  • In any way moving, opening hardware or computer accessories
  • Any attempt and/or threats to harm a person
  • Plagiarism of online content
  • Posting, publishing, circulating or distributing personal information about oneself or others without the supervision and consent of a staff member
  • Sharing of usernames and passwords for other people to use
  • Use of technology or the network to access sites/software not approved by staff

Students must respect intellectual property and adhere to copyright, software piracy and fair dealing laws associated with learning technologies.

Prohibited Sites include:

  • Vulgar or lewd depiction of the human body
  • Any content publicly labelled for adults
  • Violent acts
  • On-line gambling
  • Sites that encourage the use of illicit or illegal drugs, tobacco, or alcohol
  • Sites that advocate violence or hatred against an identifiable group i.e. race, religion, gender, disabilities, age, colour, sexual identity, etc.
  • Sites promoting criminal activity
  • Social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace etc.)

Violation of the CBE Policy

  • Each situation is dealt with on an individual basis and breach of policy may result in:
  • restriction or loss of computer privileges;
  • school based disciplinary consequences; and/or
  • Police intervention and/or legal action
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​Digital Citizenship at the CBE

Digital citizenship is about using technology and participating in digital environments. It is key to helping our students learn to use available technology responsibly in the classroom and beyond. Our school has a Digital Citizenship Plan that is updated annually, addressing how we work to build a community where we live and work together as digital citizens.

Visit the CBE website to learn more on how we support students develop online safety skills and learn to be good digital citizens.​​​

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