Title

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

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2015

Keywords

visual literacy, photography, social studies, history

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1080/00377996.2015.1083932

Abstract

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.

Was this content written or created while at USF?

Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

The Social Studies, v. 106, issue 6, p. 274-280

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