USING IMAGES AND STOCK PHOTO DATABASES



PHOTO AS STIMULUS

TASK:


1) USING A PHOTO DATABASE
(e.g. Corbis http://www.corbisimages.com/)

See more options at RESEARCHING - scroll to the IMAGES section

2) SELECT AN IMAGE THAT REPRESENTS THE PLIGHT OF A REFUGEE.


3) QUESTION:
WHICH PHOTO BEST REPRESENTS THE CONCEPT LONELINESS?

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SCOOTLE DIGITAL CONTENT TO SUPPORT THE TEACHING...


Child migrants stimulus material: Child Migrants to Australia

TASK EXPANDED

· Locate an image to represent a key idea or concept
  • Location of an image to represent concept eg depression
  • Students work in groups to locate and select one image
  • Students collaboratively decide on image
  • Students have a gallery walk
  • Teacher/student discussion

CRITICAL LITERACY & SEARCHING TECHNIQUES

DESIGNING RICH TASKS AROUND EFFECTIVE QUESTIONS

eg. Power searching/ Control F, using country domains
eg. Twitter for current events


QUESTION:

WHAT KINDS OF PEOPLE CHOSE A LIFE OF EXPLORATION, CHALLENGE & DISCOVERY?

TASK:

  • CONSIDER THE PERSONALITIES OF JAMES COOK AND MATTHEW FLINDERS.
  • COMPARE AND CONTRAST THE CHARACTERS OF COOK AND FLINDERS.
  • WHAT ARE YOU ABLE TO DETERMINE ABOUT THE NATURE OF THESE TWO EXPLORERS USING THEIR JOURNALS?


  • Locate the journals using the following search terms in a search engine Cook Flinders journal


  1. Open the journals http://gutenberg.net.au/explorers-journals.html
  2. Use effective search strategies to locate the following key words (search for key words using Control F)
  • NATIVE
  • KILL
  • CHALLENGE
  • DANGER
  • RISK

  • Compare and contrast the characters two explorers Matthew Flinders and James Cook· Questioning- Jaime McKenzie



Now consider the ten characteristics of a"the achieving personality" and consider the following questions.
  • Which of these apply to the explorers you have chosen to study?
  • Which of these apply to you in your own life?
  • Can a person develop these qualities?

Source
Jaime McKenzie FNO: Traits of an Explorer http://www.fno.org/bio/kinds.htm

MORE RESOURCES ABOUT EFFECTIVE QUESTIONING

QUESTION:

Criteria for selection, presentation, strengths & weaknessess
The question is the answer- focus on deep questions!
Imagine you have the choice of living in one of these 3 places - which would be the best for you and your family?
Which of the captains was the best at navigation?

JAIME MACKENZIE
· From Now On website http://fno.org/fnoindex.html
· Interview with Jaime http://vimeo.com/33096283
· Questioning http://questioning.org/LQ/lq.html
· Sample http://questioning.org/nov06/complexity.html
· http://fno.org/qwl/qwl.html
· Why question? http://questioning.org/nov04/whyquestion.html
· http://questioning.org/

Eliminate Topical Research Rituals
Beyond Cut-and-Paste:Engaging Students in Wrestling with Questions of Import
http://www.fno.org/sept08/cut.html


FLIPPED CLASSROOMS


Consider

  • Means of delivering instruction
  • Which activities do not require my physical presence?
  • Add value by adding significant questions or directed learning.


RESOURCES: FLIPPED LEARNING