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Nigel Coutts

Visual Literacy - Metalanguage & Learning - 59 views

    An increasingly significant aspect of literacy is an awareness of the visual elements that fall beyond the traditional components of written text. Termed 'Visual Literacy' this is the ability to read and create communications that use visual elements. It combines the skills of traditional literacy with knowledge of design, art, graphic arts, media and human perception. It takes literacy further beyond a decoding of text to a decoding of the complete package around the communication.

7 Awesome Visual Alternatives to Google Docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - 132 views

    Some visual alternative to Google Docs. Unfortunately, Stixy is gone, but some of the others look interesting.
Karen Korteling - 20 views

    • Karen Korteling
      Content Standards Students should create their portfolio for the purpose of demonstrating their proficiency in the four visual arts content standards: ■ Standard 1: Students will demonstrate the ability to perceive, interpret, and respond to ideas, experiences, and the environment through visual art. ■ Standard 2: Students will demonstrate an understanding of visual art as a basic aspect of history and human experience. ■ Standard 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to organize knowledge and ideas for expression in the production of art. ■ Standard 4: Students will demonstrate the ability to identify, analyze, and apply criteria for making visual aesthetic judgments.
    Portfolio Assessment Visual Arts by Maryland State Department of Education
Catherine Hainstock

Viewing through Picture Books - 8 views

    An excellent site with resources for using picture books with adolescents for literature/English sessions.
Steve Ransom

Tracking America: Poverty and Policy - 3 views

    Nice set of manipulatable visualizations to explore basic data and trends and relationships dealing with poverty, gender, and level of educational attainment.
Bochi 23

Friday Visual #34 - Global Issues of Olympic Proportions - 137 views

    In this set of visuals, graphic artist Gustavo Sousa uses the iconic Olympic rings to represent which continents have the most prisoners, HIV patients, McDonald's, and more. Naturally, the relative size of each ring correlates to the relevant data points. Would led to some great discussions with students.
    Fantastic! Thnx for sharing.
Jac Londe

google-blockly - A visual programming language - Google Project Hosting - 2 views

  • Blockly is a web-based, graphical programming language. Users can drag blocks together to build an application. No typing required.
Kelvin Thompson

A Graphic Syllabus Can Bring Clarity to Course Structure | Faculty Focus - 17 views

    A Graphic Syllabus Can Bring Clarity to Course Structure
Bochi 23

Friday Visual: Failure and Learning - 124 views

    This simple visual clearly illustrates the potential link between failure and learning. A powerful reminder...
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