Thing 10: Get creative with Creative Commons

Creative Commons licensed material has affected my professional work a great deal. I first noticed the Creative Commons logo on Flickr, where I always go to look for images.

If all images, audio and video available on the internet today were copyrighted material, this world would have been a difficult world to live and work in.

Whenever I have to create a collage for a website or blog banner, I go to the advanced search on and search for images after checking ““.


On Flickr the Creative Commons licence further has six classifications:

I feel Creative Commons is the way to go for students and teachers to get their material for projects and to create teaching material.

Even creators of images, audio and video should share their creations under the CC licence if they would like to encourage learning with the help of their created material.