14 copyright essentials teachers and students must know Using copyrighted material incorrectly can land teachers and students in hot water. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe. (Image by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay.com / CC0) Students and teachers toe a very fuzzy ethical line every day — many without even realizing it. Some end up on the safe side of the line, but others cross the line and cross ethical boundaries — and sometimes costly legal ones. That line is the copyright line, deciding how teachers and students can respect people’s intellectual property. Copyright and Creative Commons Julia’s dream is to make a living as a photographer. In this dream, she takes amazing photos, people buy them, and their purchases fund her future work. But it’s not that simple. Julia wants to publish some of her photos to help spread the word, but she’s concerned because photos are easy to copy.
Stakeholders Worksheet For this exercise, assume your stakeholder's perspective on the issue of music downloading and peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing. Research your stakeholder's opinions and arguments. Be prepared to discuss your group's position with others in the class. What is your group's mission? Who do you represent? Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright skip navigation Library of Congress Teachers Suggestions enabled. The Library of Congress > Teachers > Classroom Materials > Presentations and Activities > Copyright Teacher Tools & Templates - Venn Diagram Happy Thanksgiving! Template Graphic Organizer TemplatesBack to Top Holiday Gift Coupon TemplatesBack to Top Seasonal / Holiday Work Sheets & TemplatesBack to Top Get timely coloring and activity sheets. Plus, use the holiday/special day templates to create themed work sheets (type a math problem, fill-in-the-blank sentence, etc. into a holiday silhouette).
Publish/Audio Internet Archive SoundCloud SoundCloud is a music and audio sharing community that allows artists to upload its works under the full suite of CC licenses. 12 Most Picture Perfect Ways To Ensure You’re Legally Using Online Photos For generations, a picture was worth a thousand words. Now, in the social network age, a picture is worth a few hundred likes, some +1’s, a handfull of retweets, stumbles, tumbles, pins, and shares of all sorts. Oh, and those original thousand words. Using images in our online work is crucial. It’s a visual medium and how better to tell your story or draw in your audience than with a compelling photo? But while some may be flattered you’re using a photo they took or image they created, most are not.
The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education Click here to view or download a PDF of this report. Coordinated by: The Media Education Lab,Temple UniversityThe Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property,American University Washington College of LawThe Center for Media & Social Impact,American University With funding from: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Appendix 7 - OER References and Links This appendix provides links to websites where you can find OER; some specifically for schools, others with more general Creative Commons licensed content, including images, clipart, music and video. There are also materials suitable for learning about OER, and development activities for OER, including documents, support sites, tools, videos and online courses. Table of contents
Activity 7: Fair use, copyright, and introduction to using images Welcome to our free professional development series on class and student blogging! This series consists of a range of activities that take you through the process of class and student blogging. While many of the class blog examples we’ve included are from primary grades, the same principles apply for class blogs regardless of student age (including adult learners). 55 Questions for Students to Answer Every weekday we publish a new Student Opinion question, and teenagers and young adults from all over the world write in with their thoughts. We read each comment to make sure it conforms to our standards before we make it public, then we choose the most interesting responses to feature in our “Comments of the Moment” section. Teachers tell us that they use the feature because it’s fun and their kids like doing it, but also because in the process it teaches students how to be responsible “digital citizens.” (We even have a lesson plan on the topic.) Just last week, in fact, Angela St.
Tools for the TEKS: Integrating Technology in the Classroom "Do I have to get permission to use this?" "Is this legal?" "If it doesn't have the copyright symbol on it, is it still copyrighted?"