This page was created as a simple summary of some basic information. All teachers should be aware of this much about copyright. For more detail look at the links below. This was not written by a lawyer or intended to replace legal advice.

What was the main purpose of copyright law?

 

What is copyrighted?

 

Can you summarize "Fair Use"?

 

What about copyright on my OWN work?

 

What should a teacher do?

 

 

FOR STUDENTS

Copyright Cartoon-Copyright's for the People

Fair Use Cartoon - A Fair(use)y Tale -This is an example using Disney cartoon pieces of how Fair Use can be done. Very Clever!

Copyright for Kids

Copyright Quiz

The Copyright Kids

Interactive Questions

HOW TO CITE SOURCES
Classroom Connect

FOR MORE DETAIL

The New Rules of Copyright - This is a 2009 article on changes in copyright that is important.

The Copyright WebQuest by Miguel Guilin

Cyberbee

North Carolina Public Schools

Hall Davidson's Material (look down the page for Copyright-Includes a VERY helpful chart)-print the chart and put it by your work computer.

UT System Crash Course in Copyright (highly recommended)-this is were I would go if I had a specific question.

Images and the Law

Copyright brochures from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Missouri (download .pdf)

NECC Presentation by Tony Jongejan-Contains a thorough history and many other resources.

DECIDE YOUR OWN LEVEL OF COPYRIGHT
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