In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education.
Today’s tip: Find Public Domain Images
Sub-category: Internet, Security, Search/Research, MS Office, Google Apps
Q: I know ‘fair use’ allows students to use most online images for educational purposes, but I want them to know how to find public domain pictures for everyday, non-school use. What’s the easiest way to do that?
But that only works if the student is working through those two programs. To find only legal images available for free for all types of projects, you have to edit the Google search settings to reflect only images that can be used and re-edited:
- search for image through Images.Google.com (for example: puppies)
- when the thumbnails come up, go to Search tools
- using the radial button, select Labeled for reuse
Sign up for a new tip each week or buy the entire 169 Real-world Ways to Put Tech into Your Classroom.