Privacy and Online Safety

THE SITUATION
Online Privacy is more important than ever! It is essential we keep our students safe. 

BOUND BY LAW
As educators, we are bound by two laws, Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act (FERPA). These laws apply to online sites, apps, and extensions used in the classroom.  Example: Discovery Education Plus (site), WeVideo (app), Google Hangout (extension)... Here's a brief video from iKeepSafe that explains, in layman's terms, why online privacy is so critical. 

THE LAWS EXPLAINED (in a light-hearted format)
 
THE SOLUTION 
Use the form linked below to fill out any sites, apps or extensions you use with your students, and we will review them for COPPA and FERPA compliance for you. These are only for sites, apps, and extensions that require a student to login, or ones where student data must be uploaded. Please do not list normal websites like Google.com or Disctionary.com.

App/Online Tool Approval ProcessUse this link to access hyperlinks in the flowchart.
Online Tools Request Process


LIST OF APPROVED and DENIED APPS/ONLINE TOOLS

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