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Flickr presentation

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