VISUAL LITERACY RESOURCES
STORYTELLING IMAGES | Single imagery
Summer in the City: use this image to get kids to see the story in a picture.
Homeless Man image | iamchrisjett
Stare | Thom
FLICKR RESOURCES | using Flickr to promote Visual Literacy
VISUAL LITERACY CLASSROOM APPLICATIONS | examples of how to use online resources to promote visual literacy
Download a basic PowerPoint blank template for visual presentations
IETC Visual Literacy Presentation | adobe acrobat file
ONLINE VISUAL LESSONS
CancerQuest | an example of a visual quest
DesignQuest | simple digital manipulative
Civil Rights Quest | interpretation-creating visual product
Lesson bank on Media Studies from the New York Times
5 questions | 5 concepts from the Center for Media Literacy
Literacy for the 21st Century | Center for Media Literacy
Visual Literacy Resources from CML
ONLINE VISUAL SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS
Gliffy | concept mapping
Digitalstoryteller.org | online digital storytelling
Thumbstacks.com | online alternative to PowerPoint
Image Collections | Jakesonline.org
Woophy: another emerging photosharing site, allows users to locate photography by geographical location.
Polaroid-o-nizer: take your online images and convert them to Polaroid images with captions. Why? Because you can.
Human Clock: just for fun.
Amaztype: just for fun also. Give this link to a librarian and make a lifelong friend.
GeoSnapper: merging photos with geographical location (GPS)
Juicy Geography | blog about using Google Earth in Education
Wikipedia Article on the 1906 Earthquake | everybody
Google Maps Earthquake Simulation-just for fun | Brian Morearty
VISUAL SEARCH TOOLS:
MANAGING YOUR DIGITAL IMAGERY
Picasa 2 from Google. This is free and simply outstanding. Will automatically locate your imagery, create catalogs, and allow you to wash your images through various filters, such as film grain, sepia and others. Fix images as well, create posters, timelines, slideshows, and publish photos to your Blogger blog.
Visual Literacy White Paper | Adobe
Visual Literacy Resources | 21st Century Schools
BLOG | The Competitive Voice