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Visual literacy K-8

Visual literacy K-8 | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it

Visual literacy has practical uses across the curriculum.

Learning science, technology, social studies, health and nutrition, history and geography, mathematics, arts and crafts all rely on visual texts such as maps, diagrams, graphs, timelines or tables.

Find many free items and ideas on this website, which is geared to Grades K - 8.


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On the need for visual literacy

On the need for visual literacy | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it
A professional or student in the 21st century needs to have a good degree of multimedia literacy. The term multimedia literacy and visual literacy encompass many things and borrow from many disciplines.

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Picture Perfect: Teaching to Visual Literacy -- THE Journal

Picture Perfect: Teaching to Visual Literacy -- THE Journal | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it
Visual Literacy proponent Lynell Burmark explains why the use of images is so important in the classroom and how it can help teachers meet the challenges of getting through the curriculum and engaging students in skills and content they'll actually...

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BookChook's curator insight, January 6, 2013 3:20 AM

Great explanation of the importance of images and vis lit - veni, vidi, velcro!

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Storyboard That – online storyboard creator for schools

Storyboard That – online storyboard creator for schools | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it
Storyboard That is a cutting edge Web 2.0 tool for rapidly creating amazing storyboards, no art skills needed. Great for business meetings and in the classroom for students to express their creativity.

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Carol Thomson's curator insight, July 12, 2013 5:51 AM

struggled to use in school (internet issues) but seems a good way to go.

Venkatesh Surya's comment, March 17, 2014 2:53 AM
that is a great innovation in studying
Venkatesh Surya's comment, March 17, 2014 2:53 AM
that is a great innovation in studying
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WriteComics.com - Create your own comics!

WriteComics.com - Create your own comics! | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it

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Comics in My Classroom

Comics in My Classroom | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it
Tell your story with comics. Easy to use tools to create comic strips to get your point across.

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9 Free Tools to Create Educational Cartoons

9 Free Tools to Create Educational Cartoons | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it

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Free Preschool Online Games - Create Your Own Cartoon Strip

Free Preschool Online Games - Create Your Own Cartoon Strip | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it

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How to Use Comic Life in the Classroom

How to Use Comic Life in the Classroom | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it

Great article from MacInstruct on using and creating comics in the classroom. Useful list of references to follow up.


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Comics | Make your own comic strips and cartoon characters | Bitstrips

Comics | Make your own comic strips and cartoon characters | Bitstrips | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it
Bitstrips is your online funny pages. Turn yourself & your friends into cartoon characters, and create & share your own awesome comic strips!

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Viviene Tuckerman's curator insight, May 17, 2013 11:53 PM

Free version of bitstrips

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Comics | Make your own comic strips and cartoon characters | Bitstrips

Comics | Make your own comic strips and cartoon characters | Bitstrips | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it
Bitstrips is your online funny pages. Turn yourself & your friends into cartoon characters, and create & share your own awesome comic strips!

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Viviene Tuckerman's curator insight, May 17, 2013 11:53 PM

Free version of bitstrips

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Charlotte's Web: Make-Your-Own Comics | Scholastic.com

Charlotte's Web: Make-Your-Own Comics | Scholastic.com | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it
Make your own comic strip about Wilbur and his friends, using this Comic Maker based on the award-winning book Charlotte's Web by E.B. White.

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Pixton Comic Maker

Pixton Comic Maker | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it
World's Best Way to Make & Share Comics

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Vizualization: A periodic table of visualisation methods to aid Memory and Visual LIteracy (hover over each for a diagram!)

Vizualization: A periodic table of visualisation methods to aid Memory and Visual LIteracy (hover over each for a diagram!) | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it

Brilliant infographics on all things related to visual literacy.  Click on each "element" to learn more about visualization and visual literacy.  UBER COOL!


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Susan Grigsby @sksgrigsby's curator insight, December 19, 2012 10:47 AM

Thanks, Jim Lerman - this is WAAAAY cool!

Meryl Jaffe, PhD's comment, January 9, 2013 7:29 AM
Thank you Tim, Peter, Susan, Lynnette, Jim and Kim for your visits and rescoops.
Lucy Wyatt's curator insight, February 12, 2014 1:37 PM

More types of infographics than you have dreamed of...all accessible by means of a periodical table type layout.

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Tips for Teaching Visual Literacy for the Common Core > Eye On Education

Tips for Teaching Visual Literacy for the Common Core > Eye On Education | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it
The following blog post is part of a blog series called "Comments on the Common Core," written by Eye On Education's Senior Editor, Lauren Davis...

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, May 9, 2013 10:52 AM

Quick tips for things you probably already do, but that you can now align to the Common Core!

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The Book Chook: Visual Literacy - Investigate and Play with Images

The Book Chook: Visual Literacy - Investigate and Play with Images | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it

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BookChook's curator insight, March 31, 2013 2:09 PM

Help kids develop skills in visual literacy by using picture books, apps, websites and other media. 

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7 Great iPad Apps to Promote Visual Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Great iPad Apps to Promote Visual Thinking ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it

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Comics in the Classroom: 100 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Teachers | Teaching Degree.org

Comics in the Classroom: 100 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Teachers | Teaching Degree.org | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it

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Comics: Free ESL Materials.com | Websites | Lesson Plans

Free ESL Materials.com - Comics: Handouts, lesson plans, worksheets, websites, blogs, wikis, forums and nings you need for teaching & learning.

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Using Graphic Novels with Children and Teens: A Guide for Teachers and Librarians | Scholastic Teacher

Using Graphic Novels with Children and Teens: A Guide for Teachers and Librarians | Scholastic Teacher | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it

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How to Use Comic Life in the Classroom

How to Use Comic Life in the Classroom | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it

BigHugeLabs has a Captioner tool which enables uses to add comic book style captions to digital photographs! Put words in someone else's mouth. Make an entire comic based on your photos. Tell a story. Have fun!


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How to Use Comic Life in the Classroom

How to Use Comic Life in the Classroom | Visual Literacy | Scoop.it

Great article from MacInstruct on using and creating comics in the classroom. Useful list of references to follow up.


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Cool Comic Creators - LiveBinder

30+ Comic Creators for the Classroom

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Fun with Comics! A Mini Presentation for TeachMeet International 2012..

My three-minute presentation for TeachMeet International webinar 2012.

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