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In this 10 minute presentation, Harvey Barnett shares information and resources about cyber safety and ethical use including plagiarism, copyright, and file sharing. These are important topics to include in your technology planning process. In fact, they are now required in California after the passage of Assembly Bill 307.
Virginia Department of Education has put together a comprehensive resource list of what to include and how to write an acceptable use policy (AUP)for your school or district. The page includes resources such as templates, samples, and resources relating to ethics, safety, and copyright.
Need to cite a source? Citation Machine allows you to create a citation for any media form. This is a handy tool for teachers trying to encourage original work, discourage plagiarism, and avoid copyright infringement.
This web site provides excellent information for faculty members who want to use the works of others for teaching and learning. Share the tools, templates and other resources with your staff to help them improve understanding of copyright and ethical issues.
Movie Licensing USA provides one-time and annual Public Performance Site Licenses so that schools (kindergarten through 12th grade) can show movies legally for non-teaching activities. Their long-standing, exclusive licensing agreements with prominent Hollywood movie studios ensure a copyright-compliant, worry-free and liability-free movie experience.
If your teachers need a curriculum resource that helps them teach their students to use the internet safely, responsibility and effectively, then you need to visit CyberSmart! This cybersafety site not only has K-12 student curriculum but also a CyberSmart! tool bar. The tool bar has drop downs such as best web sites, web 2.0 skills, curriculum resources and library resources to name a few. CyberSmart also has 5 on line professional development sessions covering topics such as twenty-first century challenges, manners, bulling and ethics and authentic learning and creativity. This website covers your needs and will help your teachers more effectively teach students how to be CyberSmart!
Stanford University Library's Copyright and Fair Use site is an excellent resource on this topic.
Definitive information on what constitutes fair use from the Copyright Office, Library on Congress.
Teach with Movies is a web-based resource for lesson plans and learning guides using movies or parts of movies as an instructional tool. The lesson plans are searchable based on the content area, the age of the students, the names of the movies, social-emotional area and moral/ethical areas. The content cover grade levels k-12. The annual fee to use the services is $11.99. New lessons plans are added periodically for new movies that come out. The site also has lesson plans for preschool age students for social learning and a special section for setting up lesson plans for a substitute.
Tired of trying to dissect the legal challenges of using copyrighted works in multimedia educational materials? Creative Commons provides links to free creative works for teachers and students interested in using multimedia to enhance instruction. Founded by the Center for Public Domain in 2001, Creative Commons is a non-profit organization working to make it easier for copyright holders to share their work by dedicating it to the public domain.