Digital Citizenship and Safety (Was Tech and Safety)

Adapted from about.com

Sometimes clear communication takes the written word. Below is a parenting contract for your personal use. Print or copy and paste this document so that you can use as it or make it your own.

Parents and Teens Contract: Laptop Use

I know having a laptop is a privilege. I respect that my parents love me and want to keep me safe. My parents respect that I am becoming a young adult and want the privilege of having the use of the laptop. With that in mind, we agree:
  1. The laptop will be kept in a public area of the house. It will never be in use in my bedroom. Define areas below.


  2. I will be on the laptop no later than ______________ on School nights and __________________ on weekends.

  3. I will only use the laptop for ______________ hours per weekday. And ______________ per weekend day.

  4. I will plug the laptop in daily to charge over night. Define area to plug in:

  5. My responsibilities come first. I will follow the acceptable use agreement as provided by the school. Define responsibilities below.

  6. I am responsible for letting someone (parent and teacher) know if the laptop is having any problems.

The consequences for not following through with these limits on the laptop use are:

Last modified: Monday, 11 July 2011, 05:58 PM
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