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Free Lessons on Copyright and Fair Use

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by guest blogger David Sohn from Copyright & Creativity Want to teach your students about copyright and fair use? A nonprofit project called Copyright and Creativity has created a full suite of K-12 of free lesson plans, slides, and videos designed to make it easy.

5 Basic copyright rules for students and teachers

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5 Copyright rules for students and teachers. Copyright laws regulate the use of internet content as well. So let’s explore five copyright rules that every student and teacher should know by heart: Not all images on the internet can be used without permission.

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Handy Resources for Teaching Copyright and Fair Use

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

copyright resourcesAn important part of responsible digital citizenship, according to ISTE Standards for Students, is the respect for "the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property". Students.read more.

Copyright and Creativity for Ethical Digital Citizens - free K-12 resources for teaching students about copyright and fair use

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Copyright and Creativity for Ethical Digital Citizens , is a nonprofit project that has developed a suite of free K-12 resources for teaching students about copyright and fair use. Whether they know it or not, they are doing things that raise copyright questions.

14 copyright essentials teachers and students must know

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That line is the copyright line, deciding how teachers and students can respect [.]. Ed Tech copyright creative commons edtech educational technology licensing media public domain video youtubeStudents and teachers toe a very fuzzy ethical line every day — many without even realizing it. Some end up on the safe side of the line, but others cross the line and cross ethical boundaries — and sometimes costly legal ones.

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Image Copyright Do’s and Don’ts

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copyrights. Copyrights. If you chatted about copyright legalities in prior years, ask students what they remember from those conversations. Discuss ‘ Copyright Explained’. Copyrights range from public domain—creative work that can be used without permission or notification—to intensely private— available only to view, on the host website. What are the consequences of infringing on copyrights? Copyright Law Explained. Copyright law curriculum.

7 questions–and answers–about copyright during online learning

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Back in March, copyright was not top-of-mind for many people, as health and educational continuity took precedence. Many publishers waived copyright fees for use of materials in distance learning, made teaching resources freely available and aggregated useful content.

Plagiarism vs copyright infringement

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For that reason, there are elaborate rules of getting the copyright for one’s ideas and inventions for the original author to have the appropriate credit for it. However, it is not a perfect world, so people find ways to use copyrighted material without a necessary reference or permission from the right owner. A failure to use one’s intellectual property legitimately is copyright infringement , and plagiarism is one of its manifestations. Copyright VS. Plagiarism.

In The News: On Copyright Propaganda in ESSA

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How Did ‘Copyright Piracy’ Language Get Into ESSA, the K-12 Law? Doug Levin, the president of a consulting organization EdTech Strategies, said he supports introducing students to rules surrounding intellectual property and copyright. But he also believes that K-12 schools are generally more aware of copyright rules and more committed to following them than industry groups acknowledge. Blog In the News News copyright ESSAAs quoted in: Cavanagh, Sean. “

Another Great Source of Copyright Free Photos to Use in Class

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Copyright-free media resourcesUnsplash is a great source of free high resolution images that you and your students can use in various school projects and art works. I am definitely adding it to this of the best free photo sources.read more.

Teachers Have to Follow Copyright Too

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The post Teachers Have to Follow Copyright Too appeared first on Teacher Tech. It’s For the Kids is Not a Justification Materials for our classroom can be expensive. I’ve oftentimes thought the price of an online tool or math activity book or … were completely overpriced. My students would benefit but this is not a justification to take someone’s intellectual property. Houston School Sued This article shares how […].

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Picture this! 4 steps to understanding copyright issues

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As more of our content is pushed out to students through online platforms, our responsibility to consider copyright as part of our planning process, no matter what the process looks like, grows. When we are in the trenches of testing windows, grading, school safety, and all of our other daily responsibilities, copyright might not feel like the number-one priority. Applying copyright best practices can be intimidating. Schools are using digital content more than ever before.

Plagiarism vs copyright infringement

PlagiarismCheck

For that reason, there are elaborate rules of getting the copyright for one’s ideas and inventions for the original author to have the appropriate credit for it. However, it is not a perfect world, so people find ways to use copyrighted material without a necessary reference or permission from the right owner. A failure to use one’s intellectual property legitimately is copyright infringement , and plagiarism is one of its manifestations. Copyright VS. Plagiarism.

Plagiarism vs copyright infringement

PlagiarismCheck

For that reason, there are elaborate rules of getting the copyright for one’s ideas and inventions for the original author to have the appropriate credit for it. However, it is not a perfect world, so people find ways to use copyrighted material without a necessary reference or permission from the right owner. A failure to use one’s intellectual property legitimately is copyright infringement , and plagiarism is one of its manifestations. Copyright VS. Plagiarism.

Copyright Clearance Center and EL Education Make it Easy for Schools to License Trade Book Content During Pandemic

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Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), ABOUT COPYRIGHT CLEARANCE CENTER. Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) builds unique solutions that connect content and rights in contextually relevant ways through software and professional services.

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The right stuff: Teaching kids about copyright

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I’m talking about teaching kids about copyright. It can be hard to get moral compasses to twitch when discussing the intricacies of copyright law, public domain, fair use, and Creative Commons. I’m here to argue that we should choose to teach copyright not because it is easy, but because it is hard , because the goal of understanding copyright will serve to measure the best of student energies, skills, and citizenship.

Copyright-Free Video Footage for Student Projects

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Copyright Free Video, Images, and Music I’ve shared several great sites that feature copyright-friendly images and music for use in student projects (links at the bottom of this post). Finding high-quality, copyright-free video footage has been a bit more challenging.

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Turnitin, Wikipedia team up on copyright

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Partnership runs Turnitin software on Wikipedia pages to screen for potential copyright violations. Turnitin’s software now runs alongside the existing bots on English Wikipedia, helping to screen pages and identify potential copyright violations on the site. Over the years, wikipedians have created policies, guidelines and tools to ensure content on the encyclopedia meets high standards, including those on protecting copyrighted works.

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What Does ‘Fair Use’ Mean When Talking About Copyrighted Material?

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– KW Copyright law bestows exclusive rights on content creators. Image Source Working with fellow educators regularly, I know that we can all use an occasional refresher on Fair Use! The fair. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Digital Literacy _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics

Preventing collisions at the intersection of creativity and copyright

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Related content: 4 steps to understanding copyright. Whether or not you go through a formal copyright procedure through the U.S. Patent and Trade Office, everything that is created technically has a copyright associated with it,” Ishmael says. Copyright Office says.

10 Things To Know – and Teach — About Copyright

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But do they know the basic ground rules set by copyright and fair use? That’s where Copyright and Creativity comes in. I recently had the opportunity to discuss copyright education with Jeff Bradbury on his AskTheTechCoach podcast. But among C&C’s education resources is an infographic poster entitled “10 Things You Should Know About Copyright.” Copyright comes from the Constitution. Copyright infringement is illegal and carries serious penalties.

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Open Access & Copyright: A View from the South

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In all the discussions about open access and copyright, I want to add my story as someone from the Global South who strongly advocates for open access. First of all, someone called me out on calling copyright an unjust law. Lawrence Lessig’s arguments here and here express this better than I do: publishers and not authors are the main beneficiaries of copyright. Profession copyright Egypt global South libraries open access

Over 3 Million Rights-cleared Images to Use in Media Projects in Class

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copyright resources Copyright-free media resourcesBritannica ImageQuest offers students, teachers, and schools access to a huge media library encompassing over 3 million rights-cleared images that can be used to support teaching and to enhance.read more.

Can You Show Netflix in Class? Copyright for Teachers Made Simple

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Knowing when our decision to use something falls under fair use and when it is a copyright violation can get tricky, but it doesn’t have to. Before we dive too deep, let’s get a basic understanding of copyright and fair use. What is Copyright? According to copyright.gov , copyright is “a form of protection grounded in the U.S. Tangible media that can be protected through a copyright include songs, movies, books and artwork. Copyright Office website.

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Unspalsh- Access Tons of Copyright Free Photos to Use in Your Teaching

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Unsplash is a great source of free high resolution images that you and your students can use in various school projects and art works. I am definitely adding it to this of the best free photo sources.read more

What every teacher must know about copyright for online lessons

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Teachers that randomly and freely use online content in their lessons, and often trample over copyright in the process, have a common excuse, “…but it’s for a good purpose.” The first step on this journey is to understand the difference between copyright and fair use. What is copyrighted material? Copyright Law. A list of non-copyrighted work includes: Work that is not fixed in tangible form or expression.

My Favorite Source for High Quality, Copyright-Free Images and Videos

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Copyright-Free and High Quality Students and teachers need good sources of copyright-free images. I’ve shared other sites and strategies before, but Pixabay is hands-down my favorite site for copyright-free images and video. The post My Favorite Source for High Quality, Copyright-Free Images and Videos appeared first on Nick's Picks For Educational Technology. Content Creation copyright-free images video

The Right Stuff: Teaching Kids About Copyright

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I’m talking about teaching kids about copyright. It can be hard to get moral compasses to twitch when discussing the intricacies of copyright law, public domain, fair use, and creative commons. I’m here to argue that we should choose to teach copyright not because it is easy, but because it is hard, because the goal of understanding copyright will serve to measure the best of student energies, skills, and citizenship.

How Did ‘Copyright Piracy’ Language Get Into ESSA, the K-12 Law?

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One of the more curious pieces of language included in the Every Student Succeeds Act warns about the "harms of copyright piracy." The post How Did ‘Copyright Piracy’ Language Get Into ESSA, the K-12 Law? Marketplace K-12 copyright Curriculum / Digital Curriculum Every Student Succeeds Act Federal / State Policy intellectual property Online / Virtual Learning

Posting PARCC exams on social media is copyright infringement

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“Student privacy” is a smokescreen for improper conduct that not only invalidates test results but also violates copyright law. Next page: Why it could be copyright infringement. One lawyer defends the practice of monitoring students on social media sites after high-stakes testing.

Internet Archive Hopes to Help Libraries Make Available Books Once Thought Trapped By Copyright

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As libraries work to scan their collections, they tread carefully around books published after 1923 and likely to still be under copyright. But researchers at the Internet Archive and Tulane University say they’ve found a legal way to scan and make available many in-copyright works published between 1923 and 1941, which will come as welcome news to those who want to dive into a digital copy of a book like In Love With a T-Man , a 1937 pulp novel by Rob Eden.

4 Great Lesson Plans on Copyright

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Many kids -- and even adults -- don't fully understand the power of copyright law. Helping your students understand the nuances of copyright law, the doctrine of fair use, public domain, and Creative Commons licenses can support their development as critical, creative digital citizens. Young kids understand respect and fairness, and copyright at its most basic level can be explained in these terms.

Canada’s Copyright Policy Irks Ed Publishers, Who Are Pressing to Change It

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Publishers remain concerned about the ongoing statutory exclusion of educational materials from copyright protection in Canada after a recently concluded trade agreement failed to incorporate language to address the issue. The post Canada’s Copyright Policy Irks Ed Publishers, Who Are Pressing to Change It appeared first on Market Brief.

The Right Stuff: Teaching Kids About Copyright

Graphite Blog

I’m talking about teaching kids about copyright. We should choose to teach copyright not because it is easy, but because it is hard, because the goal of understanding copyright will serve to measure the best of student energies, skills, and citizenship. It can be hard to get moral compasses to twitch when discussing the intricacies of copyright law, public domain, fair use, and Creative Commons.

More on Copyright and Fair Use

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Wes Fryer just wrote a great post on Copyright and Licensing Considerations When Importing Audio Books. It''s a perfect extension on the information in my post of June 23rd regarding fair use and copyright. When you get right down to it, recording a book or ripping a recording of one, even for personal use, breaks copyright law even if it''s never reposted anywhere or shared with anyone else. copyright ethics fair use