Pros & Cons
Images in Education
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Scopes & Lenses
WRITING APPLICATIONS WITH DIGITALCAMERAS
A portable device's digital camera is an excellent tool for enhancing writing and/or reading
activities. Images can be used as a focus for the writing or to become a
reflection of the reading material.
|Create a classroom history, scrapbook, or include the images
as part of a student's journal.
|Create illustrations of student writing.
|Create a series of images to depict the events that occurred
in a novel that was read
|Create an associated series of images with writing to
document a sequence of events or steps.
Use images as a visual support to teach vocabulary.
Consider developing images to teach:
|Create images to represent the parts of speech
|Use digital images to have students create their own book
covers to famous literature.
|Also see the Projects page for:
Use an image as a writing or discussion prompt. Use images as a focus for
student writing concerning comparing and contrasting objects. Create a
collection of images to be used in creating object based Venn Diagrams which are
then put into written form.