Category Archives: Images

Selfies Around the World

  On the heels of The Cultural Phenomena of Selfies and  iPhoneography: Photo Challenges, Ideas & Literacy, students from the American School of São Paulo, Brazil want to know more about Selfies…

Embedding Visuals Into Teaching and Learning

I confess, I am a visual learner! I also relate better to metaphors, since they paint a picture in my mind. My eyes roll back when I see long passages…

Tiny Tap App in the Foreign Language Classroom

TinyTap is a new app that caught my eye for its potential to make students creators and designers of games on the iPad. The app’s description says it is geared…

Infographics- What? Why? How?

I am seeing more and more “InfoGraphics” springing up everywhere. They are catching my visual eye immediately. As a native German speaker, I love compound words and it comes naturally…

Visual Literacy- “Reading & Writing” Images

Visual literacy is defined by Wikipedia: Visual literacy is the ability to interpret, negotiate, and make meaning from information presented in the form of an image. Visual literacy is based…