40 Sites for Educational Games With the start of school right around the corner, I decided to revisit a post I've done on sites for educational games. This list I've compiled has a nice mix of subjects and grade levels that teachers can use w/ their students. *This list is in alphabetical order. 40 Sites for Educational Games The Ultimate Directory Of Free Image Sources So, you need an image for your blog? We’ve spent some time categorizing our favorite sources for free images and organizing them in such a way as to help you find what you’re looking for. Here are the criteria we’ve examined:
The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix Earlier this week, Oxford's Bodleian Library announced that it had digitized a 550 year old copy of the Gutenberg Bible along with a number of other ancient bibles, some of them quite beautiful. Not to be outdone, the British Library came out with its own announcement on Thursday: We have released over a million images onto Flickr Commons for anyone to use, remix and repurpose. These images were taken from the pages of 17th, 18th and 19th century books digitised by Microsoft who then generously gifted the scanned images to us, allowing us to release them back into the Public Domain. The images themselves cover a startling mix of subjects: There are maps, geological diagrams, beautiful illustrations, comical satire, illuminated and decorative letters, colourful illustrations, landscapes, wall-paintings and so much more that even we are not aware of. The librarians behind the project freely admit that they don't exactly have a great handle on the images in the collection.
Celebrating Wildflowers - Just For Kids - Coloring Wildflowers Get out your crayons and get ready to color! Celebrating Wildflowers has pages and coloring books you can color while learning more about wildflowers. We also have some noxious weeds to color. You can learn how they can threaten public health, agriculture, recreation, wildlife, property, and our native plants. Color Wildflowers Color Wildflowers are wildflowers you can color! Royalty-free Sounds - Richard Byrne The Free Music Archive provides free, high-quality, music in a wide range of genres. The content on Free Music Archive is used under various creative commons licenses. The New York State Music Fund provided initial funding for FMA. FMA seeks to maintain a high-quality resource through the use of selected curators who approve or deny all submissions to the collection.
Free Teacher Resources for Core Subjects Here is my annual list of my favorite online teaching resources, divided by subject. Some of these might be old, or shared elsewhere, but I wanted to go ahead and share some of the ones that were added to my Diigo library recently. Free Teacher Resources for English Qwickstory and Zopler are websites for Collaborative Story Telling. Just Free Books is a website that provides a search engine to find free eBooks. Tim Roda’s Hidden Father: A father draws from his past to create images with his family (PHOTOS). Tim Roda, courtesy DanielCooneyFine Art, New York The black-and-white family photos that make up Tim Roda’s series “Hidden Father” were, for the most part, taken with an old Minolta 35mm camera, the same model Roda’s father had used. It might not seem to be an important detail, but it is significant since Roda’s work is often rooted in family history and domestic life coupled with his attraction to more traditional forms of photography, specifically the film negative. Like Roda’s other work, “Hidden Father” explores the role of the father and the son’s relationship within the family. The title of the work is a reference to the “Hidden Mother” portraits of the Victorian age when mothers would disguise themselves as props within the portraits so only their baby would appear in the final image. Roda said that when he was a child his introduction to making art began with his imagination and creating things with whatever happened to be around.
CUT OUT PEOPLE Here is the first part to images cut out of the Asian people An homage to the many friends of this continent who are big fans of this blog. I hope to have done something pleasing CUT OUT ASIAN PEOPLE part #1 You are allowed to include this cut out in any collection you like, provided that you do not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the original materials or on any such copies. However, you are NOT allowed to distribute them commercially or put them on your website!
The Best Copyright-Free Photo Libraries: - DotGovWatch Exposing the good, the bad, and the buggy - A Blog Monitoring U.S. Federal, State, and Local Government Websites Thousands of photos taken by U.S. Government employees as part of their official duty are free of copyright and free to use. Based on my extensive review of government photo libraries, the best collections below. Or just use the search I made. Search Public Domain Photos: Collections Search Center, Smithsonian Institution What interests you at the Smithsonian? Find items in the exhibits now. For example: Civil War, Buddhism, African Masks, or Amelia Earhart. Please note that this search does not currently include items from the National Museum of American History or the National Museum of Natural History. Browse by Category Find out what's included under each category.