Where to Find Copyright Free Music and Sound Effects
I often get complaints from students that copyright free music, videos and pictures are "boring".
As a teacher that advocates for creativity and curiosity, I struggle with feelings of stifling my students creative genius while still instilling in them an understanding of plagiarism and preparing them for the real world- in which should they choose to be creators of videos, websites, magazines or podcasts (to name a few) they need to be prepared to utilized copyright free media in their digital pieces.
As a result, this has led me down a search to find copyright-free material that is interesting and engaging to my students. Here are the top websites that have been met with student approval for copyright free media:
For beautiful copyright free images and stock footage. Pexels is the go to for myself and my students. Many of the header images I use on my blog come from Pexels and my students often use Pexels copyright free stock footage in video projects.