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4 Good Places to Find CC Licensed Images to Use in Class

October 1, 2015
Below are some good places where you can find CC licensed pictures to use with your students in class. These copyright-friendly photos are offered under different Creative Commons licences most of which are ideal for educational purposes. Also, some of these websites (e.g Photos for Class) provides accurate image citations so students can properly credit their image sources.

1- Pics4Learning

‘Pics4Learning is a safe, free image library for education. Teachers and students can use the copyright-friendly photos & images for classrooms, multimedia projects, websites, videos, portfolios, or any projects in an educational setting.’

2- Photos for Class

Photos for Class provides you with an easy to use search engine to find and access images that are appropriate for school setting.All images downloaded from Photos for Class come with a short citation that includes the author’s name and the image license terms.

3- PhotoPin
‘PhotoPin helps bloggers find photos for their blog and makes adding them to their post fast and easy.Just search for any topic using the search box (e.g. "Kittens", "Flowers", etc.), preview the photo, and click "get photo" to download the photo as well as the proper attribution link.’

4- Pixabay
On Pixabay you may find and share images free of copyrights. All pictures are published under Creative Commons .You can copy, modify, distribute and use the images, even for commercial purposes.