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Sunday, September 23, 2012

Spin Xpress: Search for Creative Commons Images


Students today have had easy access to a tremendous amount of multimedia content for their entire lives and it's fairly safe to say that they can be careless about using it. When asked to create multimedia projects for school, many students simply search topics and use whatever they can find without giving much thought to copyright unless it has been addressed and reinforced by their teachers. It's never too early to start teaching students about copyright, fair use and Creative Commons.




Spin Xpress - Search for CC Licensed Media

Spin Xpress is a website that allows people to collaborate and share media. One of the features offered is a search engine that allows users to search for media by CC license type. After teaching students about CC licenses, this is a great tool for students. Embed it into your blog, wiki or website and provide students with quick and easy access to images that have CC licenses.



  

Teacher Tools

A Shared Culture,
by Justin J4000
Learn more at
CreativeCommons.org
Sharing Creative Works:
An Illustrated (and Narrated)
Primer, by Ben McKorkle


Discover more cool tools for
searching
on GettingSmart.com
10 Free Tools for Everyday Research

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