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This guide contains resources and tools to support teachers as they address digital life skills such as copyright, digital presence, media literacy, social media and online safety.
Digital Literacy Lessons
Fact Checking Sites
Fake News Sites
Open Use Image Collections
Open Use Music/Video Collections
Research - Citation
Research - Search and Evaluation
Commoncraft: Copyright and Creative Commons
This video helps to explain the basics of copyright law and creative commons licensing and the role each can play in helping creators protect and share their work.
Common Sense Media: What is Creative Commons and Why Does it Matter?
This Common Sense Media article provides an easy overview of Creative Commons licenses, how to find CC material and why it matters that we use CC material with our students.
The official site of Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization that develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation.
Creative Commons: Best practices for attribution
This is a very helpful and detailed guide to attributing Creative Commons licensed materials. You can find examples for including the CC icons, links to media and changes for different mediums.
Creative commons: Education
Why is Creative Commons important in Education? The Creative Commons website has a video and explanation of CC materials and OER (Open Educational Resources).
Explore the Creative Commons licenses
This page from the Creative Commons website will help you choose the best license for your work. You can also check out the considerations before licensing and how the licenses work.
How To Attribute Creative Commons Photos
This article has a helpful infographic with information on how to attribute Creative Commons photos.
Sharing Creative Works
This is an illustrated primer on how creative commons licenses works; it provides some excellent ideas for considering copyright and permissions for original works.
Which Creative Commons License is Right for Me?
From Creative Commons Australia, this flow chart can help students understand which Creative Commons is best for their own productions/work.
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