IV. Guidelines for Selection and Use of Videos & DVDs. The Board of Education has established standards for the selection and use of Videos and DVDs. The charts below are intended to assist staff members with the implementation of the Policy.A. Copyright Rules. Videos should be used only in face to face instruction and should be documented in lesson plans complete with the SCOS objective noted. Use of all videos should include related instructional activities such as guided discussion, essays, compare and contrast activities, or similar instructional exercises. "Best practices" for utilizing videos normally includes only a small portion of a video that directly addresses the SCOS objective in that day's lesson. It is rare that students need to watch a video for more than 45 minutes.B. Fair Use Guidelines apply to videos, DVD's, music, and television broadcasts. These are addressed in AR 6161.4.C. Prior Approval by a school administrator is required for use of ALL Videos/DVDs not included in a school's media collection, listed in the curriculum guide or listed on the approved list of supplementary materials for a class or course. The teacher must submit a written or email request for administrative approval for use of a video or DVD at the beginning of an instructional unit or at least three workdays before its use. If the administrator does not respond to the request within two days, the teacher may assume that the use of the video has been approved. A standard form has been created for this purpose.D. All Videos and DVDs must supplement the NC Standard Course of Study and be selected in accordance with the standards set forth in P6161.3.Special Procedures for Elementary School Use.
Ratings Principal permission 3 days in advance of showing Parent Permission Opt out form required Alternative education activities required G Yes* No No PG: Excerpts Yes* Yes- Opt-out form Yes PG13: Excerpts/Entire May not be shown R: Excerpts/Entire May not be shown Unrated Yes, if video contains PG rated content
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