This week's Friday Five will benefit any of you who have students who
use music in their school projects.
This is a must have comic to help you and your understanding of
copyright and the NEW creative commons license will does allow you and
your students to use photos, music, and other materials besides
copyrighted materials in their presenation.
Nice short blog post on sites to use for remixing music for project.
The Center for Social Media makes the case for remix and reuse of
copyright-protected media in their publication "Code of Best Practices
in Fair Use for Online Video."
Royalty Free Music section provides you with the resources you need to
complete a variety of educational, personal, and non-profit projects. Make sure you are on the FREE page. Some of the music is royalty free, but you have to buy the rights. They do have ONE free page that they use to rotate free music in and out of. Recently, we've had to log in to do it, so we created one school log in that we share with classes that need 'quick and easy' free music. We find this a good starting point when you need music quickly initially. Later the kids can explore other sites.
5. Other sites with music you and your students can use legally. (You
can do a Google Search for any of these and more.