Why Should I Use a Camera in the Classroom?
learning, clarify it, frame it... and add depth.
Taking a Picture with the Sony Mavica from Linda Spudic
Check Out these directions for viewing and deleting pictures, as well as inserting them into Microsoft Word, Kid Pix Deluxe, and Power Point.
With Curricululm Activities
As a writing prompt
To illustrate the steps in a procedure
To record a field trip, allowing the students to write about them at a later time
To record a virtual tour
To create class books
To illustrate concepts, i.e. math in nature!
To create ABC books and others
To create a documentary
To Capture Class Historic Reinactments (need latest version of Shockwave Player)
To make written biographies "Come Alive"
To encourage creativity
Capture classroom activities for newsletter, web pages, student portfolios with reading inventories.
Explore 'Picturing Literacy' from the Backpack Trek Tools
Other classroom uses include:
Even More Ideas:
More Good Information for Using Digital
Cameras in the Classroom:
1001 Ways to Use a Digital Camera
Using a Digital Camera in the Classroom
Fun Projects Using the Digital Camera
Using Digital Cameras in the Classroom from Jerrie's Curriculum Hotlist - extensive list
Lots of Great Curriculum Ideas for Using the Digital Camera
Be Creative.......Empower Your Students.....Make Their Learning Visual......Use 21st Tools!!!!
Instructional Technology Specialist
Forsyth County Schools