Photography has come a long way. Today digital cameras are quite popular and less expensive then ever before. Photos have many uses in education and can help produce a higher level of learning in all students.
Digital Literacy Skills - uploading, tagging, organizing, creating networks, searching and understanding copyrights, photography, digital cameras, composition, lightingCritical Thinking Skills – organize photos, how to tag images/videos, explore photos and titles, view comments and tags by othersLanguage skills - basic literacy, spelling, discussion/comments, creative writingCreating things - posters, albums, digital stories, book covers, screen savers, display student work, news show, photo books, calendars, cardsRecording things – photos of bulletin boards, field trips, class activities, slideshows of school events, document programs
Most popular4 billion images globallyFree upload & download of images from computer, internet, or emailCommentsPublic and privateAlbums, sets, titles, tags, favoritesSearch for photosCreative commons license - library of ‘copyrighted’ images that can be used inlearning activities
Make your photos fabulous with easy to use powerful editing tools. Get creative with tons of effects, fonts, shapes, and frames. You can crop, resize, and rotate photos, use special effectsEasy to use
Picasa 3.8 has some unusual features to point out: You can create a “fave movie of portraits” great for running during open house and conferences. There is a toolbar at the bottom where you can “blog, collage, movie, and create Google Earth location tags.” If you been on a great vacation, share sites and locations with students for geography lessons. Lastly you can create web albums to share with the families of your students.
upload, store and share images online for freeprint and publish imagesCreate books, posters, calendars, cards, and other giftsBuilt in image editing, awesome themes, high resolutionConstantly updating and making it easier to use.
A learning tool Flickr offers is the hot-spot annotation. This example shows a painting with students’ comments and hot-spots. Click on the website link to interact with the paint and view other users comments.
Lindsey Amey & Lynette McCurley October 2, 2011 Edu 573*Please make sure your sound is on to view this presentation.
“Photo sharing is the publishing or transfer of ausers digital photos online, thus enabling the userto share them with others (whether publicly orprivately). This functionality is provided throughboth websites and applications that facilitate theupload and display of images.”(Taken from - Wikipedia: Photosharing - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photo_sharing, viewed 30 September 2011)
Develop digital literacy skills Critical thinking skills Language skills Creating things Recording things
1. Flickr 2. Picnik 3. Picasa 4. ShutterflyPlease click on the screen shot on eachof the following pages to visit each site.
1. Annotate and Discuss on Flickr2. A Teacher Sharing and Storing Photos3. A Library using Flickr4. A Teacher Editing Photos with Picnik
Check out this site on Flickr to see how a teacher chose to store and share artwork.http://www.flickr.com/photos/theartguy/
Writing ResourcesDisplay PhotosDVDS and MediaLeisure Collection http://www.flickr.com/photos/emclibrary/
This shows how to have 4 single shots, combine them into a“collage”, choose “effects”, “text”, and create a “frame”.
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