• Students should keep their laptops and file systems organized.
• Students should consider using an Internet-based system such as Google Docs, Dropbox,
or SkyDrive so that all work is accessible from any computer in the event of a hardware
failure or laptop loss/damage. Students should make regular backups of their
• Students should strive to maintain appropriate bandwidth for school-related work and
communication. This includes not downloading any files unless required for school work.
• All damage done to personal digital devices both at school and away is the sole
responsibility of the owner.
• In the case of damage to school-owned devices caused by negligence, the user of the
device is responsible for repairs or replacement.
• Each technology user must be responsible for keeping their digital devices in
II. Ethical use of Technology
Students may use digital devices in supervised areas including classrooms, the cafeteria
and the library.
• Students are responsible for maintaining the software on their personal devices in proper
• In order to maintain the functioning of your personal device and the schools network, you
should only install software that has been approved by your parents and teachers.
As a mission-driven school, the Internet should be used to promote the instructional
mission of ASB.
The following activities show responsible use of the Internet:
• Web-based learning applications
• Responsible social networking
• Educational learning networks
The following activities demonstrate responsible use if part of an assigned activity.
• Listening to music
• Watching movies or videos, instant messaging, chatting or social networking
• Educational use of online games
• Downloading media from the Internet
• Inappropriate online gaming and downloading/streaming music/videos software from
• The Internet provides access to information (e.g. pornographic materials, vulgarity,