Enhancing Language and Literacy through Photography for the Classroom Teacher in the Age of the Common Core and Next Generation Standards
3 In-service Credits/ 45 hours Instructor: Alissa Rosenberg April 1-29, June 1-28
Photography in the classroom? But I am not a photographer or art teacher? Is this class for me? YES! This class is geared for classroom teachers k-12, ELL, SLP and Reading Specialists and of course Art Teachers that want to extend their activities to help their students broaden their language and literacy skills within the age of the Common Core and Next Generation Standards.
This class will give educators fun and exciting strategies that they can modify and add to their own teaching tool box utilizing different forms of photography in their classroom. The strategies and lesson plan ideas will range from taking actual photographs, using digital media,to analyzing already produced photography and more! Students will learn to attach photography to concepts such as : Making Inferences, asking and answering WH questions, critical thinking skills, figurative language and so much more. All students will contribute to a class portfolio of ideas and lessons that they can use immediately within their own classroom.
April 1-29, June 1-28