Social Networking Guidelines
The Cairo American College realizes that part of 21st century learning is adapting to the changing methods of communication. The importance of teachers, students and parents engaging, collaborating, learning, and sharing in these digital environments is a part of a 21st Century Learning Community. To this aim, Cairo American College has developed the following guideline to provide direction for employees, students, parents and guest participation in online social media activities.
Direct use of social media as a CAC community member should follow these guidelines:
- Must follow the CAC Acceptable Use Policy and Guidelines.
- Must follow the High School Student / Parent Handbook, CAC Code of Conduct, 6.Internet Protocol.( p.24 2012-13 handbook)
- Participation in social media should not disrupt school operation in any way.
Top Tips for Publishing:
- Be mindful of what you say:
- Be respectful to others:
- Be informative:
- Be interesting:
“Publishing your work or ideas on the Internet is a very public activity. You should think carefully about anything you publish. Even if you delete something after you have published it, it can be found on the web for years afterwards. You shouldn’t publish anything you wouldn’t be comfortable with anyone viewing e.g. from parents to future employers.”
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These guidelines complement CAC’s AUP and CAC Code of Conduct Internet Protocol. The most recent version is maintained on the CAC Website.