ERIC Number: ED193074
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Photography in the Elementary Classroom.
Insights: Into Open Education, v13 n2 Oct 1980
Described are some ideas for using photography in the elementary classroom. Justification for using photography in the classroom includes student interaction with the photography materials, building teacher-student rapport, the potential for integration into different areas of elementary curriculum, and support for the developmental theorists' viewpoints that learning takes place through direct experience with materials. Topics covered include: (1) Why use photography in the classroom; (2) Some projects that have been tried; (3) Other project ideas; (4) How to use a 35mm camera; (5) How to develop negatives; (6) How to print black and white pictures; (7) How to process your own color slides; and (8) Some books teachers and students might find helpful when working on a photography unit. (Author/DS)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Photographic Equipment, Photography, Science Education
Insights, Center for Teaching and Learning, Box 8158, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58201 (annual subscription $3.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks. Center for Teaching and Learning.