This video helps teachers understand the basics of copyright, fair use, public domain, and open licensing. For more information on this topic, read the open ...
Empower students to explore the creative potential of open resources.- As K-12 educators, you face unique challenges when it comes to using the Web. Not only are you trying to find resources to aid your teaching, but you're also on the lookout for resources that your students can use -- legally, technically, and socially. With so much out there, it can be difficult to figure out what is and isn't suitable for classroom use -- not to mention what will interest students long enough to tear them away from what’s trending on social media.
This short and fun animation video explains the CC licenses.”Have you ever wondered how to download and share digital content legally? How do you let people know that you want them to reuse your own w
You can’t use everything you find on the web on your website. Most of the laws and rules that cover fair use and education were written well before the invention of the web. - Good collection of what to do - regarding fair use, creative commons, and copyright - wish they had a silver bullet in here, but it is a good collection of resources to build lessons off of or educate yourself on the topic.
Jackpot! PBS is amazing - and has amazing resources for educators including extras like a checklist and video series explaining the Copyright Act -- Copyright for Educators is a series of videos designed to help educators learn about what they can and can’t do within the Copyright Act.
Unlike academic coursepacks, other copyrighted materials can be used without permission in certain educational circumstances under copyright law or as a fair use. “Fair use” is the right to use ...
This resource provides a few general strategies about how to use fair use policies and copyright laws. Anyone dealing with a specific legal issue or dilemma should contact a lawyer. I like this resource because it lists the Strategies for educators to use in order to navigate fair use and copyright - there is not a ton of information on the site as far as specifics but the general strategies could be useful right out of the gate.
A wordy but informative source from the Library of Congress - includes links for further resources on copyright as well. They also have a few examples and how copyright and fair use would apply - always helpful
This chart was designed to inform teachers of what they may do under the law. Feel free to make copies for teachers in your school or district, or download a PDF version at www.techlearning.com.