TeachersFirst's Copyright and Fair Use Resources
This collection of reviewed resources from TeachersFirst is selected to help teachers, parents, and students understand concepts of copyright and Fair Use. This collection includes instructional activities about copyright and collections/tools to use images, music, and texts legally, either through Fair Use or Creative Commons licensing. Use these resources to model and teach ethical use of electronic media or to find copyright-safe raw materials for student projects. Be sure to share these resources with students for them to access any time they have a project to do.
Grades3 to 6
In the ClassroomShare with students on an interactive whiteboard or with a projector. The site is text heavy so pair weaker readers with stronger ones, or you could use a tool such as Immersive Reader, reviewed here, or Text to Speech Reader, reviewed here.
Grades6 to 12
In the ClassroomThis site would be useful for any teacher who assigns a research paper, regardless of the subject. Open this site on the interactive whiteboard or projector and share it with students before assigning them a research project. To insure that students are reminded of plagiarism and the importance if citing, copy this link on to any student assignment sheets that contain information about their research paper.
Grades1 to 12
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