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Pantaleo, Sylvia – English in Education, 2015
Explicit pedagogy that focuses on visual design and composition principles can affect students' responses to and understanding, interpretation and analysis of images, as well as the creation of their own visual representations. This article considers the why, the what, and the how of teaching various visual elements of art and design to students…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Semiotics, Art Education, Design
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Peterson, Shelley Stagg; Portier, Christine – Reading Horizons, 2014
This paper examined grades 5 and 6 students' participation in wikis while writing reports on social studies topics. An analysis of eight wikis showed that students represented meanings they had constructed about their topics by engaging in knowledge telling practices (e.g., introducing, stating, or repeating information or an idea and developing…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Grade 6, Reading, Reading Instruction