All classrooms should either have a projector or a SmartBoard and a projector. TV/VCR/DVD units and all other audio-visual equipment must be reserved in advance with the Media Coordinator. Some equipment may be signed out to individual classrooms on a yearly basis. Equipment should be returned to the Media Center.
All videos and DVD’s not selected from the GRACE media center must be approved by the administration before viewing.
The general guideline shall be a rating of G for TK-6 students and G or PG for middle and high school students. All requested videos rated otherwise or unrated (YouTube) should be discussed with the administration. Teachers should preview all videos and DVD’s in their entirety before submitting a request to the respective administrator. Teachers should also abide by all copyright laws when showing videos or DVD’s. Videos/DVD’s may be used in class for educational purposes. No literary video or DVD should be shown unless the book has already been studied by class.