S: TE 402 Spring 2011 Broda
BC: The End!
FC: Visual Literacy | (In Education)
1: What is visual literacy? Who is visual literate? Why is visual literacy important in a classroom? | "Let us realize that the privilege to learn is a gift, that power to learn is a blessing, that love of learning is success. - David O. McKay
2: Question: What is visual literacy? | Answer: -Reading and writing visual texts -Text that have meaning with images, or patterns/ sequences -Such images don't have to have words with them, but can
3: Examples: | :-)
4: logos, images, photos, symbols, charts, graphs, signs, sign language, packages, buildings, and even clothes! | More Examples!
6: Who is Visually Literate? | Toddlers, children, teens, adults,... Anyone who can read or write visual texts like signs, maps, pictures, emoticons, etc!
7: Examples: Book readers, Drivers, Dancers, Teachers, Students, Parents,... the list goes on and on!
8: Why is visual literacy important in a classroom? | Many students learn to read (associate meaning with) pictures before they are able to read words, so incorporating both pictures and words in the classroom connects emergent readers to literacy.
10: Why else is visual literacy in the classroom? | ESL students can benefit from learning to associate visual cues to the language they are learning, Also, some students are visual learners and can benefit greatly from visual presentations.
12: We are surrounded by symbols, signs, pictures, or visual cues that help us read, understand, and connect to the world! | @ # $ % & ? + :( =D :-) :-o <3