Educators Guide for Copyright
An easy to read way to be informed.
Just because it is on the web does not mean it is free!
Fair Use: An act that permits limited use of copyrighted materials, without the permission of the owners.
Creative Commons: This is a nonprofit organization that allows sharing and use of materials through free legal tools.
What kinds of things are usually violated?
- Quotes and texts
- Student activites
You Caught Me...
· Check all your blogs and classroom websites for violations first! Then remove any violations. It is better to find your own mistakes before anyone else!
· The law requires copyright holders to give you a notice if you have violated copyright. You should take this serious and act quickly! Remove the violation and that should be the end of it!