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School District 5
Southeast Kootenay
Technology Compliance

  Is it ALL OK?



Choosing Technology for your Classroom

Technology falls into many different categories, of which may or may not be compliant in our district. You are responsible for reading the terms of use and privacy policy to make a professional judgement about the technology's credibility.  The following table shows some examples of what may or may not be acceptable 


Type 

Compliant 

Examples 

No ads no information   

 

YES 

IMovieGreenScreen by DoInk 

Chrome, Adobe Acrobat Reader.   

 

Contains student information but is district supported and a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) has been completed 

YES 

Microsoft Word, Excel, OneDrive 

Student managed and may require    student information 

 

NO (Must be made anonymous) 

 

Asking students to sign up for accounts on sites such as Weebly, Code.org, Scratch.MIT.edu 

GlogsterTinkercad 

 

Teacher managed with anonymous accounts 

 

Grey Area, Use with Caution.(Review Policy) 

Cannot be used for displaying any student information. Example:  

All about me project 

Portfolios and student assessments  

Anonymous accounts with Weebly for Education, Code.org, Scratch.MIT.edu teacher accounts, GlogsterTinkercad 

Free app or website but contains clickable ads 

NO 

Caboose Express FreeMiniclip  

games, Tune In Radio 

 

Limited educational value or unproven educational value 

NO 

Roblox, Super Mario,  

Student Services Apps that are for different purposes 

YES (should be pushed out to specific iPads) 

Fireworks Arcade, Autism iHelp 

 




Try the Technology Compliance Decision Tool