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Visual literacy is a very important 21st Century Skill.


In this session we will use the image reveal technique to study an 1873 George A. Crofutt chromolithograph American Progress from an 1872 painting of the same name by John Gast.


Directions for creating your own image reveal Powerpoint


VoiceThread

ThingLink



ThingLink for Education

Video Tutorial by Richard Byrne

Another Tutorial

Jamie Forshey's Professional Development Example

American Gothic Example

Even more Examples

32 Ways to Use ThingLink in the Classroom

ThingLink Blog - detailed instructions and more advanced ways to use the site

Resource list for images

Additional resources


Block Posters - a free website that lets one upload an image and then print it in sections.

Dr. Lynell Burmark's Educate Better website with free resources

Picture This! Visual Literacy in the Classroom Blog

Oakland Museum of California - Picture This activities

Visual Thinking Strategies

Primary Source Sets from the LOC

Pennsylvania: Manifest Destiny: An American Indian Perspective Lesson on pdesas

Additional links

3D US Civil War images

Visual Literacy Templates from Governor's State University