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(00:38-01:49) AUP & RUP Definitions
(01:50-05:12) Comparing AUP & RUP
(05:13-06:43) Things to Consider
Welcoming Mobile: More Districts Are Rewriting Acceptable Use Policies, Embracing Smartphones and Social Media in Schools
This article from the MacArthur Foundation includes insights from school districts that follow responsible use policies. They stress that it is more important that schools teach students how to be safe rather than blocking them.
Archive for the ‘Acceptable Use Policy’ Category
Tom Whitby argues that schools should move away from the restrictive filters of acceptable use policies. He suggests, "Teaching kids responsible use is the best form of control. It is lifelong skill. Mobile devices provide a gateway to more relevant content than could ever be placed in a textbook" This article offers a practical look at the need to update policies as well as insights into why older generations may not understand this need.