CoETaIL Blogging Assignment: Sept 14-20th
Use Creative Commons image search to find an appropriate image to use in at least one of the classes you teach. Include this image in a blog post and share how you plan to use it in the classroom. How can visual imagery support your curricular content?
Our Enduring Understandings:
I use Creative Commons all the time to help me with my Reading Workshop and Writing Workshop mini-lessons. I hope that it helps my students visualise and capture the heart (no pun intended) of what the mini-lesson teaching point is. At the same time I use images to model to students how to attribute images used. There’s always an attribution slide at the end of the mini-lesson. (That’s me – always looking for multiple teachable moments!!)
This is one of my most favourite images used to date. It’s popular with my students too!
The Writing Workshop mini-lesson was:
Good writers revise by asking themselves “What’s the most important part of this story?” and then develop that section. You can do this by ……….