Day 17: Photo Sharing with Flickr


Day 17: Photo Sharing with Flickr

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Have you ever wanted to share and access beautiful images?  Flickr, an image sharing site is an option.  You can save your own photos to Flickr (once you sign on and create a Yahoo account), and you can keep them private, share them with family and friends or you can make them public.  You can also access photos shared by others, and use them through the Commons – the OSSEMOOC Day 17 post does a good job of explaining this.

I had heard about Flickr before, but hadn’t used it much besides setting up an account.   If you are new to understanding Flickr, I found a couple of YouTube Videos that explain the basics:

If you have used Flickr before or are still using it, in what ways have you used it personally, professionally or in the classroom?  I am interested in learning more about how our students could use Flickr:

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13 Ways You Can Use Flickr In The Classroom (by TeachThought)

How have your students used Flickr?  Are there other photo sharing services that you use? In learning more about Flickr, I saw a comparison between Flickr and Google Photos:

What are your thoughts?




About Kim Figliomeni

Principal ~ Digital Learner ~ wife of @hollywoodfilane ~ mother of 4 boys ~ life long learner ~ food fanatic ~ #LWT
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