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Digital tools for visual literacy and to flip the class

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Digital tools for visual literacy and to flip the class

  1. 1. Digital tools to foster visual literacy and to flip the classroom Lic. Paula Ledesma, 2017
  2. 2. AGENDA - What is visual literacy? - Digital tools and strategies to foster visual literacy. - Digital tools we can use to work with images. - What does “Flipping the classroom” mean? - Why and how can we flip the classroom? - Other digital tools to use in and outside the classroom.
  3. 3. The ability to recognize and understand ideas conveyed through visible actions or images (such as pictures) First Known Use: 1971 (Merriam Webster) What is visual literacy?
  4. 4. Visual literacy …the “ability to understand, interpret and evaluate visual messages” (Bristor & Drake, 1994. As quoted in Baker 2012)
  5. 5. In order to become literate in visual language students need to develop visual thinking skills.
  6. 6. How can we foster visual thinking skills?
  7. 7. Step 1: Observation – People- Objects - Activities Basic Photo Analysis Steps Step 2: Inference –What can you infer? What makes you say that? Step 3: Questions - What does this image bring to you mind? What does it remind you of? Visible Thinking Routines
  8. 8. http://popplet.com/app/#/4164902
  9. 9. Some Strategies - Play “Detectives” - Practice Regularly. - Ask Open-Ended Questions. - Notice Details. - Build on Others’ Observations. - Adapt These Questions for All Subjects. - Expand Knowledge of the World. - Introduce New Ideas. (Gonchar, 2015)
  10. 10. “Seeing is believing” Is it really?
  11. 11. Critical-thinking Questions - Who created the image? - What is the purpose of the image? - Who is the audience for this message? - What techniques were used to create it?
  12. 12. What digital tools can we use to put these strategies into practice?
  13. 13. https://www.nytimes.com/column/learning-whats-going-on-in-this-picture
  14. 14. https://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/study-break/photo-captions/photo-caption-092
  15. 15. Where Can We Find Copyright-free Images? https://www.pexels.com http://stokpic.com/ https://pixabay.com/
  16. 16. Do remember: Always teach your students how to acknowledge sources!
  17. 17. What digital tools can we use to work with images? - Digital tools to label images - Digital tools to edit the images - Digital tools to create posters. - Other tools and ideas.
  18. 18. http://popplet.com/app/#/4164902
  19. 19. http://www.szoter. com
  20. 20. http://www.szoter.com
  21. 21. https://www.thinglink.com/
  22. 22. https://www.thinglink.com/scene/890385020928131074
  23. 23. https://www.thinglink.com/scene/855809852914532354
  24. 24. http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/printing-press-30036.html
  25. 25. http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/Printing_Press/
  26. 26. http://funny.pho.to/es/
  27. 27. Other ideas to work with visuals
  28. 28. http://ww3.safestyle-windows.co.uk/the-secret-door/
  29. 29. Cartoons in the classroom
  30. 30. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) - Quickly scan the cartoon. What do you notice first? - What is the title or caption? - Observe each part. - Try to make sense of it. Suggestions to analyse a Cartoon
  31. 31. WORDS VISUALS Which words or phrases are the most significant? Which of the visuals are symbols? List adjectives that describe the emotions portrayed. What do they stand for? The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
  32. 32. Question the cartoon … • Who drew this cartoon? • When is it from? • What was happening at the time in history it was created? • What is the message? List evidence from the cartoon or your knowledge about the cartoonist that led you to your conclusion.
  33. 33. Some cartoon indexes
  34. 34. http://www.cagle.com/
  35. 35. https://nieonline.com/aaec/cftc.cfm
  36. 36. https://nieonline.com/cftc/pdfs/20170424earth.pdf
  37. 37. http://www.gocomics.com/comics/popular
  38. 38. How about screenshots?
  39. 39. Choose parts of videos
  40. 40. ImpPnt Key
  41. 41. Describe this image (video screen shot)
  42. 42. https://wordart.com/ - Use Tagul to keep record of the discussion
  43. 43. Now Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLntcTdOTkM
  44. 44. - What does “flipping the classroom mean”?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQWvc6qhTds
  45. 45. Why and how can we flip the classroom? - We can use blogs, wikis, class website or social networks:
  46. 46. https://www.sites.google.com/site/languagelevel2/
  47. 47. https://sites.google.com/a/scms.edu.ar/history-level-4/video-lessons/unit-1-the-unification-of-germany- video-on-german-nationalism
  48. 48. https://sites.google.com/a/scms.edu.ar/history-level-4/
  49. 49. https://sites.google.com/a/scms.edu.ar/history-level-4/unit-1-the-unification- of-germany/source-analysis---cartoon
  50. 50. To socialize content and comments Social Network for Education
  51. 51. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZXjo5CL5K0
  52. 52. - Visual literacy and strategies. - Digital tools we can use to work with images. - Flipping the classroom - Why and how can we flip the classroom? - Digital tools to use in and outside the classroom. To Recap
  53. 53. But we need to be able to "read”, interpret and evaluate those words in our mind in order to understand what the message really is - in order to be visually literate. "An image is worth a thousand words"... Lic. Paula Ledesma- 2017
  54. 54. SOURCES: Baker, F. (2012). Visual Literacy. In Media Literacy in the K–2 Classroom. http://www.iste.org/docs/excerpts/MEDLIT- excerpt.pdf Caminito-buenos-aires-argentina [Digital image]. (n.d.). Retrieved March, 2017, from https://pixabay.com/es/caminito- buenos-aires-argentina-351167/ Gonchar, M. (2015, February 27). 10 Intriguing Photographs to Teach Close Reading and Visual Thinking Skills. Retrieved February, 2017, from https://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/27/10-intriguing-photographs-to-teach- close-reading-and-visual-thinking-skills/comment-page-1/?_r=2 Jobadge. (2011). Wordle from Academic Integrity research project [Digital image]. Retrieved July, 2017, from https://www.flickr.com/photos/24612276@N05/5902043591/ Ledesma, P. (2017). Clase 3: Multimedia resources. Buenos Aires: Ministerio de Educación y Deportes de la Nación. MediaCoreLearning. (2012, December). Flipping the Classroom: Explained. Retrieved July, 2017, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQWvc6qhTds Visual literacy. (n.d.). Retrieved July 27, 2017, from https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/visual literacy Pixies. (n.d.). Lago-moreno-sur-argentino-paisaje [Digital image]. Retrieved March, 2017, from https://pixabay.com/es/lago-moreno-sur-argentino-paisaje-767016 The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) (n.d.) Analyse a Cartoon. Retrieves in July 2017 from https://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/worksheets/cartoon.html
  55. 55. THANK YOU! Lic. Paula Ledesma https://ar.linkedin.com/in/paulaledesma paulaledesma@Hotmail.com

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