LACUE 2018. Diversifying Your Collection - Google Slides. Met Museum Open Access Makes 375,000 Pieces Available for Free. Claude Monet, Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies (1899) Renowned for its comprehensive collection of work that captures “5,000 years of art spanning all cultures and time periods,” New York City's world famous Metropolitan Museum of Art has recently announced that 375,000 of its pieces in the public domain are now available without restrictions.
As an update to a similar 2014 initiative, the new policy, called Open Access, allows individuals to easily access the images and use them for “any purpose, including commercial and noncommercial use, free of charge and without requiring permission from the Museum.” The available works represent a wide range of movements, styles, and mediums, and span iconic paintings by Claude Monet and Vincent van Gogh to centuries-old costumes and armor. You can access the unrestricted images through the Met's website. As you search its collection, all you need to do is check off the “Public Domain Artworks” option under “Show Only.” On 'Teachers Pay Teachers,' Some Sellers Are Profiting From Stolen Work. —Getty Site does little to protect copyrights Julie Reulbach doesn’t sell resources on Teachers Pay Teachers, an online marketplace where educators can make money on their lesson plans and classroom materials.
Even so, she often sees her work for sale there. “Everytime I check, I find something,” said Reulbach, a high school math teacher at a private school in Concord, N.C., who has published an instructional blog since 2010. She scans TpT for work from her blog about once every six months. It’s happening anyway. Nearly a dozen educators who have used or are knowledgeable about the site told Education Week that TpT has a widespread problem with copyright infringement. The controversy over stolen work has also fueled a larger ideological rift in the teaching community: the division between those who think it’s fine for teachers to make money off their hard work, and those who believe educators should share materials with their colleagues for free. A beginner's guide to Twitter for educators. Thousands of educators around the world have grown by leaps and bounds professionally by getting connected on Twitter.
But what about those that aren’t on Twitter yet? How do you get started? Here is a guide to help you. Joining Twitter can be a career-altering event. For many of us the connections, support, and resources we gain from being part of a professional learning network on Twitter are what give us back our passion for teaching. The leap into the Twittersphere can be daunting. So how DO you get started if you haven’t yet started your own Twitter journey? As always the #Ditchbook community comes through with some amazing resources and tips to guide you. A Beginner’s Guide to Twitter for Educators free eBook. Step 3: Using Twitter To Build Your PLN – Courses & PD.
Welcome to the third step in our free professional learning series on building your PLN.
In the first two steps, we looked at what a PLN means and how to become a connected educator. We’re now getting into the specifics of how to use particular tools, beginning with Twitter. The aim of this step is to: Explain what Twitter is and how it’s used.Explain the benefits of using Twitter as part of your PLN.Helps you set up your Twitter account and connect with others. Introduction To Twitter Most teachers who are using Twitter would probably agree that it is their number one way they build and connect with their PLN. In fact, a 2016 study showed that the most popular tool K-12 teachers use to connect with others was Twitter. What Is Twitter? Friendmoji Fun For Your Library, Classroom and So Much More! I have been having the BEST time sending my family and friends Freiendmojis of us together.
I surprised Hagan today, read with my sister Heather and... ...rode along with Eric. This obsession came along after my friend and teacher librarian partner Jessica Rabe made a few of us together... to use throughout the new year. Ever since that, a lot of people have been asking me how to do this because they want to create their very own Friendmojis too. Creative Commons launches its search engine out of beta, with over 300M images indexed. Nonprofit organization Creative Commons is today publicly launching its search engine after more than two years of beta testing.
The new service is designed to offer an easy way to search the commons’ archive of free content available in the public domain, which is available to use under Creative Commons licenses. At launch, this includes more than 300 million images indexed from multiple collections, the organization says. The service engine itself has also been updated with a major redesign and faster, more relevant search.
While the larger photo search engines, including Google and Flickr, have for a long time offered tools that let you filter for CC-licensed images, the Creative Commons website also sees a good bit of traffic itself. The organization in February 2017 said it was seeing nearly 60,000 users search its site per month, which is why it wanted to create an improved search experience. With today’s launch, the engine itself has also had an update.
5 Steps to Create a Library Insta Your Students Will Love to Follow! – Don't Shush Me! You guys, the last month and a half has been SO BUSY!
What with School Library Month, and Spring Break, standardized testing, AND the start of heavy research season, it has been busy busy at our library. But I’m finally back to blogging. Moving Beyond the Selfie TXLA19 - Google Slides. Font Lust & Graphic Desires. 2018-2019 Webinars. 2018-2019 Webinars Social media and your library Social Media & YOUR LibraryRegister HereThursday, March 21, 2019, 3 PM Central Time/4 PM Eastern TimePresented by:Nancy Jo Lambert, Teacher-Librarian Reedy High School Frisco, TX @NancyJoLambertJennifer Casa-Todd, Teacher-Librarian, Aurora, Ontario, Canada @JCasaToddWebinar Description: Learn about social media for your library.
Practical tips about setting up social media channels as well as examples of how Jennifer Casa-Todd and Nancy Jo Lambert tell the story of the learning and connecting happening in their libraries through social media. 10 Social Media Marketing Tips for Libraries. So I’m a School Librarian: now what? - Google Slides.