Using Digital Photography

Dwight Woodley
Jana Baxter

Participants will explore digital photography and how it can bring their classroom lessons to life. This hands-on class will look at the basics of Digital Photography, look at web 2.0 tools that can be used to enhance, edit, and manipulate photos, and finally look at how digital photo stories can bring an added dimension to the classroom. We will also look at teacher created lessons that have used digital photography.


Digital Photography in the Classroom


Digital Photography can be a very valuable tool to use in your classroom. It can be used in many ways. It can be used to enhance a lesson, create a photo slideshow, highlight an activity that occurred in the school, and to add fun effects to photo's you or your students have taken. These are just a few ideas that have come to mind. Below are a lot of resources to help you explore digital photography.



PowerPoint



Web 2.0 Tools


Animoto

BeFunky

Big Huge Labs

Capzles

Dumpr

FlauntR

FotoFlexer

Mosaikr

Photo Fun Box

PhotoFunia

Photoshop

Picnik - Photo Editing

Picreflect

Pixlr

Shape Collage

Skitch


Weblinks

The following weblinks are a good reference to help you formulate ideas to use digital photography in your classroom.


Digital Photography in the Classroom

Digital Photography Tips

Top 10 Digital Photography Tips

Take Better Photos

Using Digital Cameras in the Classroom

Digital Photography in the K-5 Classroom

Using Digital Photography in he Classroom

1001 Uses for a Digital Camera

Teacher to Teacher

Using a Digital Camera in the Primary Classroom

Using a Digital Camera in the Classroom

Adobe - Digital Kids Club

Digital Cameras

Kathy Schrock - Digital Gadgets



Software


Comic Life for Mac

Comic Life for Windows

Picassa by Google

Photostory 3 for Windows

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