Ask a group of eighth-graders to distinguish between right and wrong uses of technology, and you might be surprised at the answers, reports the Quad-City Times of Iowa. It’s OK to pretend to be someone else online, but you shouldn’t cheat musicians by illegally downloading their songs. Mom and Dad should have moderate access to your MySpace page, but under no circumstances should school administrators take tales of weekend adventures into account in school discipline. Those are some of the opinions voiced by eighth-grade students at All Saints Catholic School in Davenport, Iowa. Technology Coordinator Amy Kersten created a blog on which the class discusses ethical use of the internet as part of its technology exploratory, and here are some of the students’ comments…

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