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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.

PHILLIP MARTIN free clip art: Check this site for commercial free kid friendly clip art:


PHOTOLABORATORY - is the owner and distributor of the largest collection of exclusive stock photo images. All the images can be downloaded and used for personal, educational and other non-commercial purposes free of charge.

SMITHSONIAN'S COLLECTION SEARCH CENTER - Search over 7.4 million records with 568,100 images, video and sound files, electronic journals and other resources from the Smithsonian's museums, archives & libraries.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS - Has not only images, but films, maps, manuscripts and more. Explore at:

SCHOOL CLIP ART - Free clip art for students and teachers. Go to:

FREE FOTO - A site for 1000s of free photos that can be used by students.

FREE PHOTO BANK - A site for free stock photos.

ICON-BUG - A site for 1000's of free icons and clip art.  A person can even upload their own images or search in a variety of ways.

PHOTOGRAPHIC DICTIONARY - This site has great images you can download -

SHUTTERSTOCK - This site has over 20 million stock photos, illustrations, vectors & videos -

INFOTOPIA - has a page of public domain image resources that have been recommended by teachers & librarians. Includes clip art, photos, sounds etc.

Click on the link below to download 

Shared Creations: Making Use of Creative Commons - this info should help you understand Creative Commons & why & when you need to cite. 

7 Excellent Resources for Public Domain Pictures:

NYPL DIGITAL GALLERY NYPL Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints,photographs and more.

Museum of New Zealand The Museum of New Zealand recently released more than 30,000 images of art and artifacts to download and re-use for free. The images are a mix of public domain images and images labeled with a Creative Commons license. The museum makes it easy to determine how an image is licensed. To determine the licensing of an image simply click on the download button and the next page clearly shows the license for the image.

Want to learn more about COPYRIGHT? This link will take you to a COPYRIGHT TOOL KIT made in a Smore

SOUNDS - ", a free site where you can search the Web for sound effects"

PHOTOS FOR CLASS - It ONLY searched Creative Commons, and it includes the citation on the bottom. 

Link to many Creative Commons Images - This link will take you to a dozen sites to get legal digital images.

The New York Public Library - THE PICTURE COLLECTION - for those who seek knowledge & inspiration from visual materials, the Picture Collection Online presents more than 30,000 digitized images from books, magazines and newspapers as well as original photographs, prints & postcards, mostly created before 1923.

COPYRIGHT OF PHOTOGRAPHS - Link to an article explaining earn about photographs and copyright.

When citing images follow this advice from Peggy Keeran, Librarian at the University of Denver:

Whether you found an image for a paper or project through Google Images, a library database, or in a book, be sure to cite it properly. By citing your sources you avoid plagiarism and you give credit to the creator of the image, video, or text you are using. Be sure to include at a minimum:

  • The title
  • The creator, artist, or photographer
  • The source (book, journal, database, poster, or website


Looking for sites to help you prepare for the SATs? See the links below. S A T Study Material
You many need to register and create an account to use these links, but they are FREE! A Service Provided by CK-12 Foundation Lessons by subject and topic, quizzes of random questions or tailored to your needs, full tests, mark questions you need to come back to or get additional help for, track your progress.These resources can be downloaded on devices (IPad to Kindle) and even converted to an online reader or even printed into a PDF.. and more importantly they are free!  Take timed practice tests, get results and review problems, choose from 25 decks of flash cards. This site is run by the College Board who produces the SAT. Practice taking full length tests or practice in specific areas.  Download a free SAT study guide, take practice tests, read up on test taking and writing tips. Resource links are toward the bottom on the left.  Links on the top are for purchasing materials.


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Rent an apartment? Buy a car? See a movie every weekend?
“Reality Check” quiz lets teens see what it costs to live on their own.

Money Talks 4 Teens – Engaging & bilingual, this University of California site covers such topics as e-banking, eating & job hunting etc

Financial Buzz – with titles like “Celebrity Calamity,” “Bite Club” & “Farm Blitz”, these personal finance games employ vampires, movie stars & angry rabbits.

To help consumers and students of all ages learn the essentials of personal finance, Visa has partnered with leading consumer advocates, educators, and financial institutions to develop the Practical Money Skills program. At the site users can access free educational resources, including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans. Practical Money Skills for Life is educator-developed and educator-approved.Financial Football rollouts and the annual Financial Literacy and Education Summit

The Northwestern Mutual Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwestern Mutual, partnered with the National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) in the development of THEMINT.ORG. Sections on this site deal with earning, saving, spending, owing, tracking, giving, investing, & safeguarding .

Don't Buy It! Media Smarts - Sales pitches can be devious, so have your students work through this site from PBS to learn how to be a smart consumer. Several games help users hone their buying skills. The emphasis in the Shopping Bag game is on reading labels, especially the fine print and ingredients. What's the difference between designer outfits and those which are more of a bargain? The games are all fun, but also instructive.


Resume Writing Tutorial - Everybody needs a resume when job-hunting. Learn which resume formats the experts prefer and how to effectively write summary statements, your employment history and other sections. Browse our sample resumes and use our resume template to write your own.


California Healthy Kids Survey  The School Code is: KE99YZ

GOOGLE DOCS has resume templates -

PURDUE OWL's resume workshop provides detailed explanations, as well step-by-step processes, for creating an effective resume. The Purdue OWL also maintains resume quick tips resources and a resume PowerPoint slide presentation. Please visit those resources for shorter discussions of the resume.

Boston College's site on RESUME WRITING -            

Writing Your 1st Resume - look at this template that walks you through how to set up a resume.    

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California Learns
to learn more about careers.
User Name: foothillhigh
Password:    school
Click on CTE tab for information about careers.
Learn 360 under Media has videos about careers. Learn more about different careers here:



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My next moveMy Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. My Next Move has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.

The California Career Center is your career planning website with tools to help you map your future. CCC is focused on resources for students but also contains resources for counselors, parents, teachers, in short, anyone interested in developing the career self-management skills necessary in today's world of work - /

California Community Colleges Virtural Career Center

California Reality Check - Don't know how much money you will need to earn in the future? Don't know which occupation to choose? No problem! This site brought to you by California Career Resource Network will help

Career Planning at the ACT site -

ACT Career Exploration -

Big Future - Majors & Career Profiles -

Job Scout - An online learning platform that will teach you the basic Internet skills you need to find a job. To use you must create a FREE account. 

DR. KIT Career Videos -

O-Net on line:
WHAT IS YOUR LEARNING STYLE?: Take this quiz and find out!

Find Out Your Learning Style Video

Learning Styles Video

WHAT CAREER IS RIGHT FOR ME? Discover which career is right for you by taking this online aptitude test.
Click on this URL:

CAREERS GPS - The Sacramento Region's online resource for career &
job training exploration.

This site began in late 2013, its mission is to help students (or other aspiring professionals) understand what it takes to land their perfect career, from picking the right school all the way to climbing the company ladder. We are passionate about creating a one-stop, comprehensive resource that can guide individuals through each of the steps they need to take to begin, further, or change their career path.


The links and sites below will help you prepare for your interview: