This timely reference is an essential overview for teachers, media specialists, and administrators covering legal issues related to Internet and technology use. Lawyer and educational policy expert Aimée M. Bissonette provides up-to-date research, jargon-free summaries of legal cases illustrating potentially risky classroom situations, and proactive strategies on:
Privacy, security, copyright, liability, and safety
Internet tools, social networking sites, cyberbullying, and appropriate online behavior
The use of non-school electronics such as cell phones, handheld computers, and cameras
With sample policies, procedures, permission forms, and contract language, Cyber Law turns complicated legal concepts into concrete ideas that will help schools act responsibly and anticipate new developments.