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Pixabay offers free high-quality images that do not need permission to be used. All contents are released under Creative Commons CC0, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist – even for commercial purposes. You can copy, modify, distribute, and use the images, even for commercial purposes, all without asking for permission or giving credits to the artist. [1]

This is a great resource for teachers with their presentations, documents, Moodle pages, or other creations.  Students can benefit from this site as well with the high-quality images for their work.

For schools and work environments, as well as for personal use, we offer a sophisticated SafeSearch filter that prevents the display of PG-13 type images.

Earn Your Stripe!

To earn your badge, follow these steps:

  1. Attach a file that shows you have used one of these images.
  2. In the textbox, explain how you have incorporated this into your classroom.

  • Students demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
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  • If the teacher utilizes Pixabay to enhance lessons with visual aides
  • If the students utilize Pixabay to enhance understanding with visual aides
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Alignment to the ISTE Standards and to SAMR is intended to help teachers understand the roles these technologies have in creating learning experiences. They are not meant to be concrete classifiers. Any other suggestions on the alignment of these may be forwarded to the Instructional Tech Dept. ISTE Standards for Students, ©2016, ISTE® (International Society for Technology in Education), iste.org. All rights reserved.


People who have earned this:

  • Profile photo of Amanda Belcher
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  • Profile photo of Tara Bova
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  • Profile photo of Leslie Pourney
  • Profile photo of Sarah Mahy-Crawford
  • Profile photo of Matthew Leimer
  • Profile photo of Michael Harrer
  • Profile photo of Michael Hines
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  • Profile photo of Patti Pyeatte
  • Profile photo of Roanne
  • Profile photo of Tina Schuessler
  • Profile photo of Theresa Taylor
  • Profile photo of Jennie Webb
  • Profile photo of Whitney Choate