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550+ Royalty-Free Stock Photos You Can Download Now

550+ Royalty-Free Stock Photos You Can Download Now
Let me tell you a quick, cautionary tale about copyright law and using photos and images online. A couple years ago, a popular stock photography vendor claimed copyright infringement on an image we used in one of our ebooks. Embarrassed, I quickly investigated. As it turned out, another internet user had purchased the offending image from that same stock photography service and uploaded it to a photo-sharing website under a Creative Commons license. So while on the surface it looked safe for the taking, it was in fact falsely promoted as a royalty-free image ... and we were in the wrong. Scary story, right? That's when it hit me: What if marketers didn't have to shell out more money for images, obsess over copyright laws, and fret about permissions? Download 80 new stock photos here to use however you want, royalty-free. But don't stop there ... 565 Royalty-Free Pictures to Download and Use We have four collections of stock photos you can download here: 80 Assorted Stock Photos

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Welcome the British Library to The Commons! We’re proud to welcome the British Library to The Commons. The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world’s greatest libraries. It holds over 13 million books, 920,000 journal and newspaper titles, 57 million patents, 3 million sound recordings, and much, much more. The British Library’s collections offers access to millions of public domain images, which the Library encourages you to explore and re-use. The release of these collections into the public domain represent the Library’s desire to improve knowledge of and about them, to enable novel and unexpected ways of using them, and to begin working with researchers to explore and interpret large scale digital collections.

Self-Promotion and Social Media: The Case for Promoting Your Content If you’ve been to any of Buffer’s social media accounts recently (take Twitter, for instance), you may have noticed that the lion’s share of stories we share come from us. We tweet our own stuff. We toot our own horn. It would certainly seem that we are in the minority with this strategy. There seems to be a a fine line between sharing enough of your own stuff and sharing too much. Most people would rather err on the side of just enough (or even less) in their social media strategy. A Simple Tool to Create Stunning Video Animations for Your Class September 19, 2015 Biteable is a web-based tool that allows you to create beautiful explainer videos to share with your students. Explainer videos are short animated clips that make use of a wide variety of visuals and multimedia materials to communicate a message in a concise and comprehensible way. You probably have already seen some examples of Explainer videos on ads played on YouTube, several companies use this kind of videos to advertise their products. However, as a teacher, you can create explainer videos to explain key concepts, create instructional guides and tutorials to share with students and many more. You don’t need advanced video editing skills to use Biteable. The process is simple and easy.

Digital Literacy This is reblogged from my article at PLP Voices The Internet has made a myriad of material readily available to a vast audience. Along with these seemingly infinite resources has come a lot of confusion about how images and other content published online should be legally recognized, protected or used. As educators, we often struggle in navigating that road. I recently read an amusing but instructive article entitled “PSA: Don’t Let Salami and Google Images Get You In Hot Water.” It tells the story of an eleven-year-old boy who posted an image he found online of Salami on a class blog.

PublicDomainPictures Flower, Flowers, Natural Nature, Shapes, England, Trees Church, Interior, Pew, Worship Jeans, Fabric, Heart, Love Fabric, Jeans, Texture, Cloth Colour, Color, Colorful Compare HubSpot vs Pardot Marketing Automation Great Platform, Easy to Use Pardot: Marketing Automation that will make your Small Business, Bigger. Pardot provides great templates for email and landing pages. The automation rules are great for automating specific tasks.

20 ways Google MyMaps can enhance lessons in any class Maps cross all content areas and grade levels. By creating custom MyMaps, students can see the content they’ve studied in a new light. (Public domain image via Pixabay) Maps are a fundamental part of everyday life. Even if we don’t pull paper maps out of our car glove compartments anymore, we still rely on GPS and digital directions. Without maps, we’re lost.

Public domain image resources Public domain image resources is a copy of the master Wikipedia page at Meta, which lists a number of sources of public domain images on the Web. Public Domain images should be marked with the Public Domain Mark 1.0. Public Domain Mark enables works that are no longer restricted by copyright to be marked as such in a standard and simple way, making them easily discoverable and available to others. The Public Domain Mark is recommended for works that are free of known copyright around the world.

The Life of a Social Media Manager: How to Spend Time on Social Media You spend part—maybe all—of your day on social media, hopping from network to network, checking analytics, planning ahead, and performing the sundry tasks of a social media manager job. Would it help to know that you’re not alone with keeping such a varied schedule? That your time on social media is shared by others? I was curious for myself whether my social media marketing manager workload and workflow were similar to someone else’s.

How to Create an eBook with Google Slides Pinterest Google Slides Did you know that Google Slides can be used for much more than just presentations? Google Slides is one of the most flexible learning tools in the Google Apps suite. In fact, I used Google Slides to create my eBook: The Teacher’s Guide to Google Classroom!

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