Part 3

Legal, Ethical, and Socially-Responsible Use

The Teacher Educator Technology Competencies provided by the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) state the following:

Teacher educators will address the legal, ethical, and socially-responsible use of technology in education.

This section addresses a number of legal and ethical issues that teachers face when using technology in their classrooms and their personal lives and also provides guidance for teachers in determining how to best use emerging technology tools in a socially-responsible manner.