Education Resources

General Classroom Resources
American Photography: A Century of Images from PBS; includes Image Lab and Teacher's Guide with lesson plans
Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites: Photography comprehensive catalogue of relevant links
Digital Cameras in the Primary Classroom by Michelle Bourgeois for Scholastic
Digital Gadgets List of resources, including digital cameras, from Kathy Schrock
Digital Literacy 2010: Differentiating Through Expression Styles by Patrick Woessner
Digital Participation from Futurelab. Ongoing research project; handbook in pdf
Digital photography in the K-5 Classroom by Melanie Holbrook. Includes sample photos and handouts
DocsTeach tools for teaching with primary source material from the National Archives
Freeze Frame: affordable and easy to use, digital cameras are helping educators boost curriculum
Quick! Get the (Digital) Camera! by Linda Starr for Education World. Two dozen camera activities
Rubrics from Kathy Schrock includes electronic portfolios
Solution for Libraries: Digital Picture Frames
Take Pictures, Tell Stories Part 4: Fun with Photos at Library Events [also a perfect medium for sharing student voice]
Think Digital Photography in the Classroom Wiki from the Thinking Machine
Using a Digital Camera in the Classroom a collection of project ideas by Deborah Duncan, Neshoba Central High School
Using Digital Cameras in the Classroom by Lori Miller, Wacona Elementary School
Using Flickr in the Classroom from the Illinois Education and Technology Conference
What is Creative Commons? short animations from CC Australia

Policies and Forms
AUP or Fair Use Policies from Cybraryman. Includes photo release form
Digital Camera Policy Pitts Theology Library
Opt-Out Forms Fairfax County Public Schools
Photo Permission Form Edison Elementary School
Photo/Video Release Form Acalanes Union High School District

How-to Tips
13 Lessons to Teach Your Child About Digital Photgraphy
Better Photos for Young Adults
Exploring Photographs lesson plans and tools to analyze photography
Four Rules of Photographic Composition
Process Guide #5: Viewing Photographs
The Seven Elements of Storytelling
Teach Your Child How to Take Good Pictures
Teaching Digital Photography

Amazing Library Photo Race easily adapted for students
Earth Album Flickr mash-up of geo-tagged photos
A Moment in Time interactive gallery of photos taken at the same instant in time
NASA Face in Space "NASA wants to put a picture of you [or your students] on one of the two remaining space shuttle missions and launch it into orbit. To launch your face into space and become a part of history"
PawPrints student online multimedia arts magazine
SepiaTown mapped historical photos
Teen makes digital images of Arlington graves Service project
Toolbox Library " A collection of primary resources - historical documents, literary texts, and works of art - thematically organized with notes and discussion questions" from the National Humanities Center