Photos as a Teaching Tool

Photographs can be useful visual teaching tools, provoking thought, inspiring discussion and prompting writing. Where can you find photographs that you can use that won’t infringe copyright? Here are a few ideas: Take photos yourself or have students take photos. Use a book of photos that are intended for use as learning tools, such as… Read more


Every Monday, The Learning Network of the New York Times posts a picture and asks What’s Going On In This Picture? (WGOITP?)  In addition to selecting a picture and posing three questions for students to ponder, students are invited to comment. On Friday the caption for the photo is revealed, along with more information. Does… Read more