Project: Photography and Visual Literacy

Teacher: Elaine Bradford
School: Airline High School
Location: Bossier City, Louisiana USA
Start Date: 02/20/2009
End Date: 04/09/2009
Project Plan
Unique Requests of
Participating Mentors:

Be willing to share share personal photographs and experiences with students. Be able to critique product outcome.

Description:

Students will utilize the tools and techniques available digitally to prepare and present a portfolio of selected prints.

Benchmarks:

1. Mastery of photographic skills, techniques, and concepts. 2. Enhanced problem solving and communication skills 3. Deeper understanding of self-identity and connection to the world.

Duration:

8

Grade Level:

9

Content Area:

Applied Communication through Photography

Student Outcomes:

Presentation of selected digital photographs. Increased skills practice in visual communication.

Evaluation of
Student Outcomes:

peer evaluation with a rubric; mentor feedback; evening presentation outside of class with public response

Teacher Role:

Organize students for preparation in the task. Present a clear work schedule to students and mentors Encourage students to stay on task while being creative in their outcomes.

Mentor Role:

Critiquing of product, motivation, providing authentic experinc