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  • 1. “ Quick Start” Group 04 Angela, Cindy and Jeffrey Flickr
  • 2. If a picture can say a thousand words then is saying millions of words each day!
  • 3.
    • Flickr is a photo-sharing community that contains over 73 million photos.
    • Many of these images combined with Flickr’s designs and tools, can offer many benefits for education.
  • 4. Basic Ideas for K-12 classroom incorporation
  • 5.
    • Using Flickr Photography:
    • Single photographs can be used as writing prompts.
    • Multiple images can be used for digital storytelling.
    • Online stories about images can be created by multiple users sharing their comments and contributing to the story.
    • Photographs can be linked to their geographical location by map or satellite image.
    • Virtual field trips can be taken using Flickr and various images.
  • 6. Getting Started
  • 7.
    • Upload Your Photos
    • Here are a few simple ways to upload your photos to Flickr:
    • 1. the Flickr Uploadr (available for both PC and Mac)
    • 2. via iPhoto, Aperture, or Windows XP plug-ins
    • 3. via various free third-party desktop programs
    • 4. via Flickr upload web page
    • 5. via email
  • 8.
    • Organize Sets
    • You can group photos by theme such as:
      • -Sites of the Revolutionary War
      • -Geometry Patterns
      • -Spring Flowers
  • 9.
    • The Organizr
    • It’s where your Collections and Sets are created.
    • It also allows you to perform common tasks on large batches of photos, such as tagging, changing permissions, or editing timestamps.
  • 10.
    • Maps
    • Flickr's great for exploring photos by location.
    • You can drag-and-drop your photos onto a map (using the Organizr) to show where you took them or browse a world map to see where other people have been and what they saw.
  • 11.
    • Prints
    • Calling cards
    • Photo-books
    • Slideshow-DVDs
    Make Stuff
    • Here are a few examples:
    • Moo Cards -mini cards
    • Calendars
  • 12.
    • Feedback
    • You can post notes or comments on Flickr users’ photos.
    • Other Flickr users can write comments for your images.
  • 13.
    • Who Can Access Your Flickr?
    • Classmates, Friends, and Family
    • When you add someone as a contact you can also choose to add them as your Friend or Family (or both).
  • 14.
    • What If Someone Doesn’t Have a Flickr Account?
    • Use Flickr’s Guest Pass feature to grant someone special access.
    • You’re able to expire the passes whenever you like.
  • 15.
    • Privacy
    • With Flickr it is easy to control who you share your images with.
    • For each of your photos on Flickr you can set:
      • privacy levels
      • content type
      • safety levels
  • 16. Examples of Flickr in various disciplines
  • 17. Trigonometry
    • This is an interpretation of the graph for a cosine function. The bananas are the waves and the beans represent the sinusoidal axis.
    • Visit to see photo notes. You will be able to move your mouse over the photo to see them.
    NJ CCCS for Mathematics: 4.3.12.B, 4.3.12.C, 4.5.E &Technology Literacy: 8.1.12.B
  • 18.
    • This is a picture of a 3 rd grade student’s diorama that is labeled on the website by using the notes and comments function.
    • Visit to see photo notes. You will be able to move your mouse over the photo to see them.
    Jane Goodall's Camp NJ CCCS for Language Arts: 3.1.1.A, 3.1.6.H, 3.1.7.A, 3.5.4.A & Technology Literacy: 8.1.12.B
  • 19. Geometry - Tessellations
    • Students can find pictures on the web or take pictures of repeating patterns of various shapes found in their home or nature.
    • Students will post these pictures to Flickr and comment on the patterns observed.
    • Here’s the link:
    NJ CCCS for Mathematics: 4.2.2.B, 4.2.4.B, 4.2.5.B, 4.2.6.B, 4.2.12.B, 4.5.E & Technology Literacy: 8.1.4.B, 8.1.8.B, 8.1.12.A, 8.1.12.B
  • 20. Picture Prompts
    • Students will visit the Flickr website and search for pictures in a topic of interest.
    • Students will create a short story based on the pictures found.
    • For example, using the adjacent picture, a student may write a story about a young woman struggling to make it as a professional dancer.
    NJ CCCS for Language Arts: 3.2.1.D, 3.2.1.A, 3.2.1.B.2, 3.2.6.A & D, 3.2.12.A.3 & Technology Literacy: 8.1.4.B, 8.1.8.B, 8.1.12.A, 8.1.12.B
  • 21. Geography
    • Students can find a picture of the map of the United States on the web and upload it to Flickr.
    • They can then create tags on each state showing the name of the state and its’ capitol.
    NJ CCCS for Social Studies: 6.6.4.A & Technology Literacy: 8.1.4.B, 8.1.8.B, 8.1.12.A, 8.1.12.B
  • 22. Labeling Parts of a Plant
    • Visit ( ) to label the 4 parts of this plant.
    • Scroll over each box and write your description.
    NJ CCCS for Science: 5.5.2.B.1, 5.5.4.A.3, 5.5.6.A.2, 5.5.6.B.1, 5.5.6.C.1 & Technology Literacy: 8.1.4.B, 8.1.12.B
  • 23. Letter Recognition & Environmental Print
    • Students will visit
    • Students will type in the letters of their names to see the different types of Flickr pictures containing those letters
    NJ CCCS for Language Arts: 3.2.0.C.2, 3.1.0.A & Technology Literacy: 8.1.4.B, 8.1.8.B, 8.1.12.A, 8.1.12.B
  • 24.
    • Complete a search through Flickr’s database to find photos or images reflecting the evolution of Telecommunications.
    • Collect the images and organize them.
    • Provide a brief description of each image without leading the reader to any conclusions.
    Let the Picture Tell the Story NJ CCCS for Language Arts: 3.2.6.B, 3.3.3.D, 3.3.7.D, 3.3.8.D, 3.5.1.A & Technology Literacy: 8.1.4.B, 8.1.8.B, 8.1.12.A, 8.1.12.B
  • 25.
    • Create a story.
    • Use images from Flickr to illustrate your story.
    Storyboarding NJ CCCS for Language Arts: 3.2.2.B, 3.2.3.D, 3.2.4.D, 3.3.3.D, 3.5.0.K, 3.5.1.A & Technology Literacy: 8.1.4.B, 8.1.8.B, 8.1.12.A, 8.1.12.B
  • 26.
    • For additional educational ideas please visit:
    • Captioner - Add a speech bubble to an image
    • Guess the common tag-Fastr
    • Matchr- Match images with the same tag
    • Demonstrate meaning of a word
    • Phasr- Type in a phrase and see a picture for each word . Can change the image.
    • Visual Dictionary can pick topic and year
  • 27. Works Cited
    • - by David Jakes, Instructional Technology Coordinator, Community High School District 99.