Teacher Reference Materials

Art & Education:


British Journal of Photography

Center for Digital Storytelling

Cell Phone Photography: Hive & SVA

Color Theory:


Creative Live

Common Core:

Curriculum: 21st Century Learning Models

Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling


Google Drawing:

History of Photography:

Interactive ExposureLearn The Exposure Triangle

ISTE Educational Standards

K-12 Blueprint: Technology Resources for Educators & Administrators


Light Research: Articles on Photogaphy

Lifehacker: Guides to basic photography

Literacy – Media & Visual:

  1. Visual literacy has been defined as the “ability to understand, interpret and evaluate visual messages” (Bristor & Drake, 1994). http://www.iste.org/docs/excerpts/MEDLIT-excerpt.pdf
  2. According to the Aspen Media Literacy Leadership Institute; Media Literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate and create media in a variety of forms. http://www.medialit.org/media-literacy-definition-and-more

Multiculturalism – Ed Change

National Visual Arts Standards



Photo Wings

Pratt Short Photoshop tutorial

PROFOTO – Excellent source of tutorials and information on lighting

PSCS5CIB_Instructor_Notes with Objects and Photographs


Screencasting: PPT Overview

Scott Kelby:

Teaching Social Justice through Photography

Teacher Timeline

Teaching Strategies – Model Lesson: Graffiti Fence

Ted Ed: Educational Videos

The Art Curator for Kids

The Evolution of Classroom: Technology

The Teaching Palette

TinType Process  / Studio

Tiny Url: shorten your links

Virtual Middle School Library

Writing Style Guides: List of additional styles

Writing Lab: Perdue Owl Online Writing 

  • APA: – used in many of the social and behavioral sciences
  • MLA: – used in the humanities, language and literature
  • Chicago/Turabian: – used in the fields of literature, history, and the artsT
  • CSE: – used in the biological sciences
  • The Punctuation Guide


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