Embracing visual literacy in the EL classroom
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The Key to Media's Hidden Codes

The Key to Media's Hidden Codes | Embracing visual literacy in the EL classroom | Scoop.it
Colors, camera angles and logos in the media can all prompt immediate associations with emotions, activities and memories. Learn to decode the intricate system of symbols that are a part of everyday life -- from advertising messages to traffic signs.
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The Graphic Classroom: BUILDING LITERACY CONNECTIONS WITH GRAPHIC NOVELS: PAGE BY PAGE, PANEL BY PANEL

The Graphic Classroom: BUILDING LITERACY CONNECTIONS WITH GRAPHIC NOVELS: PAGE BY PAGE, PANEL BY PANEL | Embracing visual literacy in the EL classroom | Scoop.it
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Graphic Texts in the Classroom

Graphic Texts in the Classroom | Embracing visual literacy in the EL classroom | Scoop.it
Welcome! Please engage in consideration and discussion of practical and possible uses for graphic texts in K-12 classrooms!
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Student work and teaching critical reading explicitly via comics

Student work and teaching critical reading explicitly via comics | Embracing visual literacy in the EL classroom | Scoop.it
Every holiday season, our local alt-news weekly publication The Flagpole publishes a reader-submitted section to account for a week off.  The submissions are predictably an eclectic mix of writing...
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Promoting Visual Literacy ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Promoting Visual Literacy ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners | Embracing visual literacy in the EL classroom | Scoop.it

Visual literacy is a 21st Century Skill that requires students to interpret, use and create media in ways to encourage critical thinking, decision-making, communication and learning. With easy access to copyright-friendly digital images and a growing number of web 2.0 resources for manipulating them, it's certainly worth offering students the option of conveying a message visually. Let's take a closer look at one way to design effective learning experiences to promote visual literacy.

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Digital Comics Spur Students' Interest in Writing - National Writing Project

Digital Comics Spur Students' Interest in Writing - National Writing Project | Embracing visual literacy in the EL classroom | Scoop.it
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