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14 Tools to Teach about Creative Commons

14 Tools to Teach about Creative Commons
One of the most powerful, misunderstood and under-utilized tools for teaching 21st century skills, is the Creative Commons. Besides providing access to hundreds of thousands of media works that can be used to augment the creative process, the Creative Commons offers a legitimate way for students to license their own creative works, be they audio, video, text or hybrid products. 2 Creative Commons ToolkitsCreative Commons International Licenses Creative Commons Content Directory 2 Great Places to Host and License Your Creative WorkFlickr: a place to host and license photo collectionsBlip.tv: a place to host and license video productions 2 Video Explanations of The Creative Commons 2 Creative Commons Audio SourcesCC Mixter: audio remix and share resource Sound Transit: a Global sounds cooperative 2 of My Favourite Open Source ProjectsOpen Thinking Wiki: Alec Couros'Digital Resources Collection M.I.T.

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Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I was always a fan of open source software. Why? The answer is simple. Because I could use them as I wish, for whatever I wish, without long-term commitments and with the extra bonus of a community of professionals that use, extend and support them. lansdownelibrary.wikispaces Classroom/Literacy Support teacher Kristy Kilpatrick and I (Librarian/Technology Teacher) piloted book trailers this year and had great success with it. Kristy's grade 6 students created a book trailer for a picture book and her grade 7 students created a book trailer for a novel. We have ironed out most of the glitches for the project. This page is a combination of resources, ideas, handouts/graphic organizers and lessons to help you and your students create booktrailers.The students used Windows Movie Maker to make their trailers, and with two blocks a week it took us two months to complete. The project is a good way to assess reading comprehension. a) What is a book trailer and how is it different than a book talk?

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The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons Lately, we’ve been hearing more and more about digital copyrights and fair use in the news and online – particularly with the whole SOPA/PIPA uproar that recently swept the web. Also, we on the Edublogs support team have been getting more and more complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs. The legal jargon with respect to digital copyrights can be confusing – especially since different countries have their own laws and regulations.

Book Trailers for Readers - How to make a book trailer By Teacher Librarian Michelle Harclerode: www.booktrailersforreaders.com - Keep scrolling all the way down for lots of goodies & links to websites. Are you an author?Educational Standards met with digital presentations : Florida SSS ----- Common Core Standards This is the big picture above. SOCIAL FACTORS SHAPING PERCEPTION AND DECISION-MAKING Elsewhere we examined several great tensions shaping the human condition: the role of nature versus nurture in shaping humans' social fates and the tensions between the needs of individuals' and the needs of their social systems. The relative importance of these tensions--and relative potency of one force versus the other--has produced great divides in social psychological theories. Another issue generating a major schism involves the workings of the human psyche, whether individuals' decision-makings are more-or-less rational (or, perhaps are determined by some universally uniform neural brain design) or whether they are shaped by uncontrollable sociocultural (external) or emotional (internal) forces.

FREE - Federal Registry for Educational Excellence Browse By Subject Browse By Standard What is FREE? Copyright Advice for Teachers (What is Fair Use?) : Teach Digital Copyright is a difficult concept for teachers to grasp as a result of the grey areas associated with its relationship with education, even I don’t completely understand it. Ignorance is bliss! Perhaps if you secretly know you are in breech of copyright then it might be advisable to stop reading this article now! Personally, I think it is extremely important to teach students about copyright and implement good practice in the classroom. Too many students see the Internet as a source of media that can be taken and used at anytime. Here is a simple piece of advice, students shouldn’t be searching Google images and blindly taking what they want.

Should You Flip Your Classroom? At its core, "flipped instruction" refers to moving aspects of teaching out of the classroom and into the homework space. With the advent of new technologies, specifically the ability to record digitally annotated and narrated screencasts, instructional videos have become a common medium in the flipped classroom. Although not limited to videos, a flipped classroom most often harnesses different forms of instructional video published online for students. Despite recent buzz, catalyzed primarily by Salman Khan's TED talk, flipped instruction is by no means a new methodology. In the early 19th century, General Sylvanus Thayer created a system at West Point where engineering students, given a set of materials, were responsible for obtaining core content prior to coming to class. The classroom space was then used for critical thinking and group problem solving.

Creative Commons Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license. Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution License The Quality Standards The eToolkit illustrates the updated Essential Quality Standards within seven clusters of related standards. It also includes Helpful Resources to further support designers and developers, as well as an overview of the Quality Review Process used by eCampusAlberta. For each of the Essential Quality Standards, the eToolkit provides a full description of the standard, examples of how it is demonstrated in online courses, and supporting research drawn from the literature review.

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