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Using Copyrighted, Creative Commons, and Public Domain Materials

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Using Copyrighted, Creative Commons, and Public Domain Materials Teacher Pass includes:

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Sample of Social Studies Online: Digital Literacy Connections to Civics and History


  1. YouTube Copyright School
    YouTube created a cartoon video for kids all about how to avoid copyright infringement on YouTube. There's lots to learn here, including the actions YouTube will take against individuals who illegally post copyrighted materials.

  2. A Flair for the Dramatic(ally Legal)
    Fresh from the School of Communications and Theater at Temple University! Interactive activities, case study videos, and music videos to help students appreciate their awesome power as both producers and consumers of online content.


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