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Elizabeth,
would love to add you to my delicious and diigo network.  What username do
you use?
I'm techsavvygirl on delicious

Lucie



On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 11:07 AM, Elizabeth McCarthy <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

>  I like the idea of a custom search engine but wonder if you can specify
> it to search just images. It also makes me think about the difference
> between using a custom search engine and embedding my tag cloud from Diigo
> or Delicious into a school website for students to access. The obvious
> difference would be that the tag clouds take out the process of students
> actually having to think about and enter a search topic but other than that
> I don’t know…
>
>
>
> *From:* School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Lucie deLaBruere
> *Sent:* Thursday, April 29, 2010 10:51 AM
>
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: open source images for elementary school
>
>
>
> Thanks for sharing your image links  I learned of a few new ones and added
> them to my list.  Then it occurred to me, that perhaps a Custom Search
> Engine that searches all these sites might be helpful.  So I put all the
> sites listed in this thread into a Google custom Search
>
> http://www.google.com/cse/home?cx=015170524076520053047:439whrfojiu
>
> and practiced searching for topics such as "cows", "slavery", etc.
>
> It certainly was not as useful as if it yielded thumbnails of related
> pictures, but it did yield some interesting results that might be useful.
>
> and when I tested it with "women vote" as keywords, some interesting 'ads"
> were generated.
>
> the word 'suffrage' however, did yield some good results.
>
> But in any case, I think that with some tweaking, something like this might
> be useful.
>
> Let me know if you would like to be added as collaborator on this custom
> search engine.
>
>
>
> Lucie
>
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 9:17 AM, Bjorn Behrendt <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
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> ·         Flickr creative commons <http://www.askbj.net/cms/node/275>
>
> Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons
> license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of
> license.
>
> ·         Imagine Symobols <http://www.askbj.net/cms/node/102>
>
> Simple graphics similar to ones found in Board Maker.
>
> ·         Pics4Learning <http://www.askbj.net/cms/node/276>
>
> Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and
> students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that
> have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers. Unlike
> many Internet sites, permission has been granted for teachers and students
> to use all of the images donated to the Pics4Learning collection.
>
> ·         WP Clipart <http://www.askbj.net/cms/node/101>
>
> Filtered for Education, this clipart can be searched via the web or
> downloaded to the computer.
>
> Bjorn Behrendt
> IT Coordinator
> Mount St. Joseph
> [log in to unmask]
> (802) 775-0151
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>
>
>  On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 6:38 PM, [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
>
>
> We are looking for open source images for elementary school.  We're doing a
> 7/8th project on Perseverance.  It will cover topics such as the Holocaust,
> slavery, Japanese concentration camps, and women's suffrage, Arizona's new
> proposed law.  We've looked at wikimedia, but are running into some
> inappropriate images on the websites (nudity).  I would like to find
> something age appropriate.  Suggestions are greatly appreciated.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jon
>
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> Lucie deLaBruere
> www.LearningWithLucie.com <http://www.learningwithlucie.com/>
> www.InfiniteThinking.org <http://www.infinitethinking.org/>
> Tech Integration Specialist - St. Albans City Schoool
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Lucie deLaBruere
www.LearningWithLucie.com
www.InfiniteThinking.org
Tech Integration Specialist - St. Albans City Schoool

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