Student Privacy and Safety
Student Safety and Privacy Tips
Run Google Security on all Gmail accounts. The wizard will walk you through what will need your attention.
Install a free Antivirus for your home computers: https://home.sophos.com/login
Turn on 2-step verification for all accounts (if offered), especially banking, credit cards and your school email.
Verify your personal email accounts have not been sold or compromised using haveibeenpwned.com/
Change Passwords often all accounts, especially banking, credit cards, email.
Use a password manager, see best of breed here: https://www.pcmag.com/picks/the-best-password-managers
Use different email accounts for different needs- One for work, one for social media, one for family, etc
Never allow a browser to save or store your password to email, Aeries, etc.
Do a practice run before presenting electronic material in class
Save and backup your documents often
Log out of your email, Aeries, Naviance, and other accounts when finished
Check if our content filter allows your site before presenting it in class
Read the LGSUHSD STUDENT ACCEPTABLE USE AGREEMENT for more information.
Resources for Student Safety and Privacy
Learn more about privacy with these privacy resources
www.copyright.gov - Definitions of copyright and answers to common questions.
http://copyright.cornell.edu/resources/publicdomain.cfm - A list to see if something is in the public domain.
www.pdinfo.com - Site detailing public domain music and other royalty free music.
www.pro-music.org - Site where artists have given permission for K-12 students to use their music in entirety without asking for permission!
Creativecommons.org - Read about citing resources and also get resources people willingly share. Some folks ask to be given attribution in specific ways.
www.movlic.com/k12/ - Where to go to get a license to embed movies for educational instructional purposes in your classwork.
How a girl dealt with her nude photos being online broadly: http://www.rookiemag.com/2015/03/sext-education
District Vendor Privacy Policies
LGSUHSD App Agreements Student privacy laws mitigate the need to have clarity on what apps you can safely use in schools. APP's must follow acceptable use district guidelines in concert with LCAP and agreed Board adopted curriculum. Any online software, extension, or add-on used on District Chromebooks/Laptops/Devices by students must adhere to the CA student privacy agreement in order to be considered for use.
Google Please read our Google FAQ.
** What are Google Workspace for Education core services? The Google Workspace for Education (formerly called Google Apps for Education) core services are the heart of Google’s educational offering to schools. The core services are Gmail (including Inbox by Gmail), Calendar, Classroom, Contacts, Drive, Docs, Forms, Groups, Sheets, Sites, Slides, Talk/Hangouts and Vault. These services are provided under the G Suite agreement.
You can can use G Suite core services in compliance with COPPA and FERPA. G Suite core services contain no advertising and do not use information in those services for advertising purposes. More than 50 million students, teachers and administrators in almost every country in the world rely on G Suite to learn and work together. We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of all our users, including students.
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