Baltimore County Public Schools has adopted the following beliefs and practices by collaborating with local, state, and federal organizations in our efforts to secure and protect the privacy of our students.

What is BCPS approach to teaching copyright?

We are committed to preparing our students to respect the intellectual property of others and to value their own work as creators. Our students are taught about the laws of copyright and how to safely use content and attribute it when necessary.

What can be done? Students, parents, teachers

  1. Know the symbols:
  • Copyright

  • Creative Commons

  • Public Domain

  1. Request permission
  2. Acknowledge the author or content creator
  3. Buy it (if necessary)
  4. Use it responsibly
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