Developing Visual Literacy: Historical and Manipulated Photography in the Social Studies Classroom

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Developing Visual Literacy: Historical and Manipulated Photography in the Social Studies Classroom By Barbara C. Cruz and Cheryl R. Ellerbrock

The importance of visual literacy development is demonstrated using social studies examples from an innovative, collaborative arts program. Discussion of the Visual Thinking Strategies approach, connections to the Common Core State Standards, prompts for higher-order critical thinking, and the application of historical and social science ideas in the classroom are presented.

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