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ERIC Number: ED124973
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 13
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Developing Language Via Visual Literacy.
Feeley, Joan T.
Elementary and secondary teachers are recognizing that today's children are products of a visual era who bring visual literacy to their school language learning. Visual resources may be developed and used as a valuable motivational technique. The following programs utilizing this approach are outlined: Dorothy Lopez' development of polaroid picture-taking to stimulate special education children; Debes and William's "pictures first, then words" reading programs for bilingual children; Miriam Offenberg's use of slide-sound productions in visual composition; and Judie Vishonski's inclusion of slide-sound productions, super-8 movie film, and black and white photographs as writing stimuli in her curriculum for seventh-graders. (KS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the National Conference on the Language Arts (Boston, Massachusetts, April 1975)