35 Million Images now available to educators
This is a segment from the article "Use Copyright Images In Your Blog" from TeachIndy.com/Blog
Educational bloggers have often been stuck in a gray area when it comes to using copyrighted material. Confusing legal jargon containing to Fair Use and Creative Commons has made it difficult for school districts to understand when they can use copyright images. Getty Images (the world’s largest photo service) has just announced 35 million of images will be available for free. What’s the catch? Getty Images will provide an open-embed option that will let users drop in any image as long as Getty Images gets to place a footer at the bottom of the picture with a credit and link to the licensing page. This opens up a treasure chest of images to bloggers, presenters, teachers, and students. Search all images that are available with open-embed. The embed code can only be used in websites/programs that support HTML iFrame code. This means images can be placed on your classroom blog, professional learning website, and personal site. To see the simple 7 step guide to using these images on your blog or website visit the orginal article on TeachIndy.com Learn how CIESC Media Services can help with your project.
Why You Need Video Front and Center
Two words – ‘visual learners.’ Everyone is a visual learner. In fact, most people understand that you can learn more from a 3-minute video than you can by reading for 3 minutes. According to a study by 3M Corporation, 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual, and visuals are processed 60,000 times faster in the brain than text. So the saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” couldn’t be any truer, and video is made up of thousands of pictures. This makes video a very efficient way to get information across in the shortest amount of time...
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IIE Beech Grove Science Academy
CIESC Media Services has completed the newest segment for Innovations in Education covering the Beech Grove Science Academy.The Beech Grove Science Academy is a real-world model that builds on partnerships with Lilly and Dow AgroScience. It focuses on the high needs of Indiana's workforce. To view all of our Innovations in Education videos view the redesigned TeachIndy.com website.