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Creative Commons School

  Staff supported an initiative for WEGC to adopt creative commons policies. A paper now has to go to the BoT for agreement. This decision is a “no brainer” in my view. In essence this will legitimize a common practice of teachers … Continue reading

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Plug for search.creativecommons.org

Fantastic resource for students when you insist they do not breach copyright.

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F69 sinking

I have been experimenting with where students can place work online for free. Probably senior students only. http://www.freewebhost.co.nz seems ideal given it has Apache server and MySQL available. I placed a few photos of the F69 sinking just by way of example. Password is … Continue reading

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Teachers Council and Open Data… Sort of

http://www.teacherscouncil.govt.nz/rt/onlineregister.stm Yep, the data is open but I can only pull the records 50 at a time…. A request under the OIA solicited the following responce… Dear Mr Bruce, It has been determined that the information you are requesting is … Continue reading

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Using ‘Open data’ in the classroom.

I will be presenting a paper on using open data in the classroom at ULearn 2012.Extract: Open data is the idea that certain data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other … Continue reading

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Creative Commons for students

Learners have been brought up assuming all Internet content is free for them to use as they think fit.  Assessments increasingly, explicitly require that learners take into consideration copyright. Hence, this video by CreativeCommons AotearoaNZ http://www.vimeo.com/25684782 is a useful resource in educating our … Continue reading

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