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Creative Commons

What is Creative Commons?


Here is the latest common craft video entitled "Wanna Work Together?" (Time 3:00) which clearly explains what Creative Commons is all about:




Watch the following video of Lawrence Lessing, Law professor at Stanford University as well as chairman and co-founder of Creative Commons, as he explains (Time 8:31):



Creative Commons has:

1. Resources that are freely accessibly
2. Resources that you and your students can legally copy, perform, publicly display, modify, build upon, reuse, and digitally distribute.

It allows educators to:

1. Easily model academic integrity and
2. Guide student creators.

Creative Commons Homepage


Creative Commons Content Directories


Here is Joyce Valenza's Portal of resources to teach kids the concept of Creative Commons as well as where to find Copyright Friendly Materials: http://copyrightfriendly.wikispaces.com/


Here are 14 Tools to teach about Creative Commons from Canadian teacher Rodd Lucier: http://thecleversheep.blogspot.com/2008/11/12-tools-to-teach-about-creative.html