Añada sus recursos preferidos para audio, imagenes, y texto que son "copyright safe" aquí.


Key Concepts & Principles

What is Copyright? - A great infographic for teaching students about the key ideas involved

Copyright v. Creative Commons v. Public Domain Infographic (A very nice tutorial: BlogBasicsCopyright&FairUse.JPG)

Factors to Consider for Fair Use - Scroll down to see the graphic that outlines the 4 factors

Fair Use: Four Factors - A graphic that plots the factors on a continuum

Copyright Chart (from Hall Davidson & Tech & Learning) (PDF)

Can I Use That Picture?

A Fairy Use Tale

Copyright & Open Licensing by Royce Kimmons

Copyright Crash Course for Teachers

Copyright & Fair Use in the Classroom, on the Internet, and the World Wide Web


53FreeImageSourcesForYourBlog&SocialMediaPosts.JPG - Great list of free image sources that are copyright safe!

CopyrightFriendlyLogo.jpg - Links to a variety of websites with copyright-friendly images from Springfield Township High School's Virtual Library

CreativeCommonsSearch.png - Creative Commons Search

FlickrCreativeCommonsLogo.png - Search for Flickr photos with Creative Commons licenses



freeimages_logo.jpg - Has lots of professional photos from Spanish-speaking countries--look for the terms of use--standard license means you can use it in your PowerPoints and etc. Sometimes you just need to notify the photographer (using the comments feature)








Freepik.JPG - Free, searchable database of photos and vectored images from Spain (may be blocked in schools)

Getty.JPG - Thousands of images from The Getty Museum available for free download via the OpenContent program. Look for a download button under the images.

ImagesToTeachLanguages.JPG - A Flickr group dedicated to collecting images for language teaching and learning

LACMA.png - Enter your search terms and click "Show public domain images only" to obtain copyright-safe images of famous artworks

MorgueFileLogo.png - Copyright-safe, royalty free images

PhotosForClassLogo.png - Copyright-safe images with citation information automatically listed at the bottom of the photo when it downloads

Pixabay.JPG - Beautiful, professional, copyright safe, royalty free images

PublicDomainPicturesLogo.JPG - A collection of photos in the public domain

RealiaProjectLogo.jpg - Royalty free images for classroom use from a variety of countries

TheMet.JPG - Copyright-safe images of hundreds of thousands of famous artworks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art released into the Public Domain. Look for the 0 symbol.

TotallyFreeImages.JPG - Lots of historical and political photos, as well as some paintings

Unsplash - Free, "do whatever you want" photos

VisualsForForeignLanguageInstruction.gif - Extensive, searchable collection of drawings teachers can use to create materials for world language classes


Multimedia (Audio & Video)

cc-mixter-logo.png - A Creative Commons project that lets you download, remix, and share music (including songs from popular artists)

CommunityVideoLogo.jpg - Community Video, an Internet Archive Project that allows you to download video for free (check the Creative Commons Licenses on each one to see if you can modify it)

FreesoundLogo.jpg - Free, copyright safe sounds (i.e., sound effects, not music)

JamendoLogo.png - Free, copyright safe music

MusopenLogo.jpg - Free classical music, searchable by composer, genre, form, instrument, performer, and period

OpenSourceFilmLogo.jpg - Wikipedia article with links to open source films

Pond5.JPG - Historic media files available for free for creative projects through the Public Domain Project


PlaylistLogo.jpg - Allows you to stream copyright safe music from your wiki or website in a pop-out player

SnagFilms.JPG - Watch documentaries and other "philanthropic movies and TV shows" online for free


FairUseRepositoryLogo.jpg - A collection of documents in the public domain

LibraryOfCongressLogo.jpg - Collections of primary source documents and multimedia materials from American history including ads, culture, literature, maps, music, etc.

LibrivoxLogo.jpg - Audiobooks in a variety of languages

ProjectGutenbergLogo.jpg - Free, downloadable e-books of texts in the public domain

More information


CyberbeeLogo.jpg - Interactive game with simple questions and answers about copyright

Digizen.jpg - Derechos de autor, uso justo, y TEACH Act

Student Safety & Privacy



FERPA Fact Sheet