- Creative Commons Search – A tool that searches a variety of creative commons attributions.
- Google’s Advanced Image Search – Search for images labeled for reuse
- Yahoo’s Advanced Image Search - Creative Commons Licensed content
- Flickr’s Advanced Search – Search for images
- FlickrCC Blue Mountains -Find photos on flickr released under the Creative Commons license.
- FlickrStorm- Another way to search Flickr, select Creative Common license from pull-down menu first
- Behold - Search engine for Creative Commons Images
- Cyclo.ps - Search engine that searches the popular free image engines and provides one-stop shopping
- Veezzle – Free stock photo search engine.
- Wylio - Designed for bloggers
- Only2Clicks (CWalter) - Visual Pathfinder for Creative Commons
Free Images or Copyleft Sites
- Ookaboo - Creative commons (free) site for finding great images for class work.
- Free Photo Bank – Creative common images
- Classroom Clipart – Free clipart images. Browse by category.
- School Clip Art - Great site for free school clip art.
- FreePhoto – Free stock photography for teachers or students if they cite the image.
- Pics4learning - Free images intended for teacher and student use.
- Free Stock Photos – Download stock photographs for free use in any website or publications.
- Digital Saskatchewan – Images, movies, and sounds from Saskatchewan and around the world.
- Public Domain Photos - Images that are cleared for use without attribution
- Wikimedia - Complex advanced site with images, sounds and video – search in top left.
Creating Custom Images
- Image Chef – Students create their own images for their blogs.
- Fodey – Newspaper Clipping Generator and more
- Odosketch - Online sketch pad for students drawing. The site works well with touch and interactive screens.
- Image After - A collection of images and textures for use and alteration.
BLANK COLOURED SLIDES
Below there are four jpeg files (black, blue, red and white). You can right click and “save as” if you need a blank slide to insert into your photostory presentation at any point. Consider using a coloured background to make slides with lots of type stand out more such as title and credit pages.
Teaching about Creative Commons
- What is Creative Commons?
- Types of licences – http://creativecommons.org/licenses/
- Guide to creative commons (including video for use with your class) http://drapestakes.blogspot.com/2008/12/educators-guide-to-creative-commons.html
- How to cite a Creative Commons image
- http://www.mrmacnology.com/2011/07/simple-cc-flickr-search/ for Flickr as a sample
August 26, 2011