Category Archives: Visual Literacy

The Big Picture

The use of photos in my classroom has been significantly undervalued. Watching videos that are only a minute or two long but show a change over time can be in essence a story. Videos/photos can have a great impact on … Continue reading

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Garden Project

I really didn’t know where to start with this assignment. I looked at all the possible sites, fussed with what I should do…worried about whether it would interesting, exciting, fun. Finally, I decided to stick with what I know and … Continue reading

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Seven Hours, Six Prezi’s Later

Maybe I’m just slow on the uptake, or just determined to make a decent product…but seven hours, at least six Prezi’s later, I have made a presentation about Photosynthesis. I am hopeful that it will be an interesting introduction or … Continue reading

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Getting Ready to Plant

Photo by Kevin Dooley licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic. Slow on the uptake I am. I had done the dutiful reading…Creative Commons, Flickr, compfight, photos, blah, blah, blah…now I am beginning to get it, see the light if … Continue reading

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It’s Easier With Pictures

In my experience, visual literacy has not been addressed as a type of literacy. It seemingly is viewed as technology and I don’t hear conversations regarding the distinctions or parameters set up for visual literacy.  Erin Riesland states in her … Continue reading

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Technology-Toy or Tool?

Technology Integration assumes all teachers have the same skill sets and the same understanding of what is “out-there” that can be used in the classroom.  We do not treat ‘Technology” as a skill with skill specific tasks. No one, subject … Continue reading

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