Using the internet has increased the need for all school community members to be aware of copyright and plagiarism issues.
Information to support teachers to understand copyright issues:
DET NSW Copyright Policies
Smart Copying: a national copyright website aimed at all schools and TAFE. Includes National Copyright Guidelines, lots of information sheets and "All Right To Copy" teaching resource for use with students.
In-tune: doco aimed at fighting music piracy
Watch this video to understand:Creative Commons
Teaching our students about copyright:
Learn about CC:Nerdson doesn't go to school
"All Right to Copy?" is a resource designed to teach students about copyright, and how it impacts them as both users and creators.
CyberSmart! provides five free videos, produced by high school students to stimulate discussion on topics relating to information literacy, cyber safety and ethics. Each of these 30 second engaging and humorous videos may be used both for professional development and in the classroom:
Copyright friendly pictures:
Not sure where your image came from? or what the copyright status is? Use the search engine that lets you know where a picture comes from:http://tineye.com/
Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers. Unlike many Internet sites, permission has been granted for teachers and students to use all of the images donated to the Pics4Learning collection. You can browse by topic or use the search function.
EduPic Graphic Resources Pictorial and graphical resources for educators and students.
This is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. Unlike many Internet sites, permission has been granted for teachers and students to use all of the images on these pages for instructional use only (as long as this website is cited when photos are used)
Themes e.g., Pets
Phillip Martin Clipart- -it really is FREE art for your classroom, newsletters, school website, or wherever you can find a non-profit use. A to Z listing of all clip art found on this site! Mini Clip Art in a variety of subjects. New!
Public domain clipart
Picture Australia is a service hosted by the National Library of Australia to provide a comprehensive pictorial record of Australian history. This free website contains a great many images of Australia and the commonwealth throughout our history.
Once you find an image that is suitable for your task you can:
Find and resize free pictures for your blog. Wylio.com is the fastest way for you to get a picture into your next blog post.
Visit Copyright free and cost free images and photos!! website.