Interactive modules, learning objects, & lessons
- Ted: Inspiring thinkers on a range of subjects present big ideas and lectures on a regular basis- completely CC licensed.
- Khan Academy hundreds of short educational videos covering many subjects; especially strong collections in science and math.
- PhET Science Simulations: These interactive tools from the University of Colorado at Boulder are mostly CC licensed.
- Wikimedia Commons: The thinkers behind Wikipedia bring you images, video and music all openly licensed or in the public domain.
- CLIP Information Literacy Tutorials: Find great tutorials on information and research competencies.
- HippoCampus: HippoCampus, a project of the Monterey Institute of Technology and Education (MITE), is full of high-quality resources in a variety of subjects. It is aimed at high school and college level users.
- Jamendo: Songs by musicians who want to share their music.
- Vimeo: A social network of video producers. This is a great place to look for a wide variety of content- some is completely open for redistribution, some is open access.
- Critical Commons: A community of people who seek to promote the use of media in teaching. The materials posted here are mostly presented using Fair Use guidelines.
The Creative Commons Search is a great tool for searching for images you can use, remix, and share. You can search across a number of sites, including:
- Flickr (see Flickr Commons for public photo archives from around the world)
- Google Images (to find images that are free to use, share, or modify, go to Settings, select Advanced Search, then narrow your search by usage rights)
- Open Clip Art
- Pixabay - Free photos for commercial and private use - no attribution necessary. Some photos may come from other websites, such as Shutterstock, which may not fall under public domain - check each photo to ensure that it is public domain.
- Wikimedia Commons
Other image sites: