Sunday, February 08, 2009

Magazine Cover with Flickr Photo

My creation
Originally uploaded by Anciana
As part of the Images4Education course that I am taking through EVO2009, I am discovering more and more used for photos on Flickr. At the BigHugeLabs site you can create so many things with photos. I used one of my own photos to create the magazine cover on the right. You can also use photos to create maps, movie posters, puzzles, and many other items.
The creation of all of these items is free as long as you keep them in cyberspace but you can also pay to print them.
Flickr can have many pedagogical uses for language development. One suggestions that I learned in the Images4Education course are creating poems or paragraphs in the comment section of a photo. Some topics for thought are "where I'm from", "where I want to be"and "what my dinner table looks like".


Seth Dickens said...

Thanks for this one Maryanne. I wish I could join you on the Images for educators Ning more often, it looks great!

I just wanted to let you know that your occasional "test" posts come throught to your RSS subscribers (like me.) Didn't know if you knew that, so I thought I'd let you know.

Seth :)

Maryanne said...

Thanks so much for letting me know that my "tests" go out to subscribers. I have another account which I will now use for future tests. :-)

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