Using Images in Your Projects
J2 Training - Joan Gore & Janet Corder
The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons by The Edublogger
CC Image Search by @digichica
Using Digital Images – An Educator’s Guide - by The EdTech Hub
Flickr has created a guide that explains the types of Creative Commons images.
Where Can I Find Images?
Photos for Class - This site from Storyboard That includes age-appropriate images and automatically includes a citation for each image.
Pics-4-Learning - The images on this site are copyright-free for teachers and students to use in an educational setting.
Open Clipart - This site includes free vector clip art.
Unsplash - Every 10 days, 10 new high-resolution photos are added to the site. You are free to use the photos for any purpose.
Pixabay - Thousands of high quality photos, illustrations, and vector graphics are included on this website.
The Noun Project - This website aggregates and catalogs symbols that have been created and uploaded by graphic designers.
Plixs - Thousands of high quality free photos with Creative Commons License
7 Excellent Resources for Public Domain Pictures Every Teacher Should Know About by Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
The New York Library Digital Collections - The New York Public Library recently digitized more than 180,000 high-resolution images, which can download for free. Check out the images from Ellis Island or letters from Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.
Google Advanced Image Search - This advanced search tool allows you to tailor your search results by image color, size and file type and more. You can also choose block inappropriate pictures and specify usage rights.
Makerbook - This site is a directory of the best free digital resource, including photographs, textures, graphics and more.
New Old Stock includes a collection of vintage photographs from the public archives and they are free of known copyright restrictions.
A Step by Step Guide on How to Find Flickr CC Licensed Images to Use in Class - Shows how to use the Flickr search features
Discovery Education Clip Art - Hundreds of clip art and animations
Let's Take a Look at Shutterfly
Shutterfly PhotoStory - iPad app motivates and empowers students to create self-published books
These images were taken by Janet or Joan and you are free to use them in your classroom.
Finding and Citing Images in Google Research
- Open a Google Doc
- Select Tools
- Click Research
- Type in your topic in the search box
- Click the triangle under the search window to choose the desired citation format
- Change the image filter option to Free to use, share or modify, even commercially
- Use the drop-down menu to change the citation format
- Drag the image over to the Doc
- The citation will be at the bottom of the page as a footnote
Adobe Spark App and Website (formerly Adobe Slate)
Adobe Spark Information by Learning in Hand
Adobe Capture App
Google Play Store
Adobe Post IOS App
Canva Graphic Design (www.canva.com)
Write About This IOS App
Animoto (www.animoto.com) and Videolicious
Meet Mr. Clark
Civil Rights Examples
Careers - Journalist
Careers - Flight Attendant
Videolicious is an app that makes it very simple to create videos from the pictures on your device. (APP)
Blog Post & Video Example - Physics