This post is part of a 10 day posting challenge issued by Tina Zita. You can’t be a connected educator if you don’t contribute. Sometimes we need a nudge to remember that if nobody shares, nobody learns. Thanks Tina!
How do we model “network and remix” for our students?
So many of my colleagues generously share their work through a Creative Commons License.
As a blogger and presenter, I want to share their beautiful work with the world.
I make it a priority to choose images created by people I learn with when I am creating a presentation or a new post on my blog.
How do I do this?
I have quickly screencasted the process below.
When our students are creating in online spaces, and we encourage them to use sites like Pexels or Pixabay for images that are free of copyright, we are taking a step in the right direction in helping students understand the importance of ownership of creative work.
But how are we enabling students to license and share their own work? How are we showing students how to network with others who are also creating? How are we enabling students to promote work they enjoy, and to use what others have made to create something new?
We promote networking and remixing by modelling it in our professional practice.
Your friends take amazing pictures. Why not encourage them to license them, share them online and let you use them in your work?
And why not share a few of your own beautiful creations with the world while you are at it?
FEATURED IMAGE: Happy Birthday Danika!
Image shared by Andy Forgrave under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 license.
Stages of Being A Maker Learner – Dr. Jackie Gerstein
The Innovator’s Mindset – George Couros
The Innovator’s Mindset Book Club – OSSEMOOC
Alan Levine – For Barking and Wagging and being Top Dog 4ever! (love your work!)
Darren Kuropatwa – Forever Walking and Learning
Andy Forgrave – Forever dedicated to creativity and sharing!