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Find free images online! " HeyJude

Find free images online! " HeyJude
Images are an important part of the creative side of any educators’s work. We need to make use of quality image sources that are good, free, and easy to search through. The trick is to know what sources to recommend to students. It’s not just about copyright – its about being practical, and showing students the wonderful world of possibilities beyond Google images or taking anything they find that is not actually in the public domain – a vital point as more students and teachers move into online environments of blogs, wikis and more. Flickr is my top favourite which also has an advanced search option. Flickr Creative Commons compiles images that Flickr users who chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license. FlickrCC Attribution Helper – outstanding! FlickrStorm – lets you search photos on Flickr that are made available through a Creative Commons license Compfight – a beautifully simple interface! is home to 14733 images Copyright video to show students Just a couple of days ago I posted here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning a post under the title " Teach your Students How Wikipedia Works " I was so glad to see your positive reaction to it which proves to me that you liked the content and most important of all and since most of my readers are educators and teachers that you will also pass some of the article juice to your students. I know how important it is to teach this generation of students about the copyrights and plagiarism. These are the 21st century students who are digitally focused and who have a free unlimited access to all kinds of inforamtion online. If we do not teach them how to better use this resource of knowledge then we would be responsible for upbringing a generation of plagiarizes and content scrapers, a culture which will definitely kill any sense of creativity, innovation and imagination. Below is a great video about the history of copyright from its origins to what it is now.

"Appropriart!" A Graphic about Copyright by Susie Cagle, co-produced by MDF and GIA | Media Democracy Fund MDF has partnered with Grantmakers in the Arts to produce Appropriart!, a graphic about copyright developed by Susie Cagle. The graphic was originally published in the GIA Reader. Click here (or on any of the images) to download a PDF of the full graphic.

Copyright: Reaching Out to Teachers and Students « Teaching with the Library of Congress This is a guest post from David Christopher, Chief, Information and Records Division, U.S. Copyright Office. When I was young — and I’m not that old — the term “copyright” and its curious symbol, ©, seemed a quaint holdover from a bygone era. It was for me a fuzzy legal term that book publishers thought highly enough of to place on the verso of the title page of every book I ever picked up, but it certainly had no real impact on me or my life. Boy, have things changed. Given the increased relevance of copyright in the digital age, the U.S. The goal of this effort is to implement a series of new education projects tailored to a variety of audiences including librarians, teachers, artists, copyright practitioners, and the general public. Look for additional news from the Copyright Office, including guest posts on this blog, announcing program developments and initiatives in the coming months.