Monday, March 2, 2015

Finding Copyright Free Images

Teaching our students to be good digital citizens is essential.  Since not all images on the internet can be freely used in web based teacher or student projects, we need to teach students how and where to go to look for legal and appropriate images.  Remember that our GCISD filter is not foolproof, so good monitoring is ALWAYS necessary.  

Here are some resources: (GCISD teachers can access this presentation online: http://goo.gl/r0bzoe

http://quest.ed.com 
http://schools.clipart.com
(GCISD teachers, view the slideshow or the
flyer below for the username and password.)
http://pics4learning.com
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
  
Regardless of the source, it’s a good idea to cite all images used in student projects.  

I put together a flyer of these resources with URLs and QR codes for easy sharing with students.  GCISD teachers can access the document here:  http://goo.gl/SnXrcw

http://goo.gl/SnXrcw
For more information about copyright, check out these resources:

Teacher Copyright Chart - What Can I Use?

What is Creative Commons?

2 comments:

  1. Great post for librarians to share as well--thanks!

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