Blogging Rules & Expectations

Unfortunately, it has come to my attention that there have been some inappropriate language/words used on our class blog. As a result, I have removed this post. Therefore, I am reminding students of our expectorations and rules. Please take the time to read over these rules. We will also be reviewing them in class.

Mrs S

Blogging Rules

The Year 4 team at Cranbourne East PS are learning about blogging. We have established these rules regarding the use of our blog:

■ Students will only post and comment using their first name – no surnames.

■ Posts and comments are checked by a teacher before they are published on the blog.

■ Posts and comments need to be written in proper English and include correct spelling and punctuation. No SMS\text speak.

■ Students must not use inappropriate language or content.

■ Post are not to include personal details (addresses, phone numbers and other family information), rude or attacking comments and language.

■ All students must have parental permission to have their work and photo published online (through the Cranbourne East ICT Acceptable Use Agreements)

■ Parents wanting to comment are asked to only use their first name to avoid identifying their child.

When we developed our blogging rules here are some sites we looked at for ideas:

■ Grade 6 @ Cranbourne East Primary School! Blogging Rules (Grade 6) ■ 2KM @ Leopold Primary School! Our Blog Guidelines and General blogging information (Grade 2) ■ Math Error Class Blogging Guidelines ■ Mr. Salsich’s Class Blog Guidelines (Grade 3) ■ Mr Mundorf’s Class Online Safety (Grade 5) ■ Huzzah’s Commenting Guidelines (Grade 5/6) ■ Endless Questions Responsible Blogging (Grade 6-8 ) ■ Mr. Pfluger’s Discussion Corner Blog Guidelines (Grade 6) ■ Our Space Student blogging Guidelines (Year 6) ■ Mr. M’s History Blog Posting Comments (Grade 8 ) ■ Mr Jorgensen’s Blogging Guidelines (Grade 8 ) ■ Mr B’s Box Parent Information about our blogs ■ Scattergood Biology How To Post and Comment ■ Biology in Action Blogging Guidelines (High School and College)

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