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ERIC Number: EJ1077575
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7996
Developing Visual Literacy: Historical and Manipulated Photography in the Social Studies Classroom
Cruz, Bárbara C.; Ellerbrock, Cheryl R.
Social Studies, v106 n6 p274-280 2015
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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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Florida
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