Images and Artefacts – Support for using visual content in your lessons

Publisher: Oxfam

KS2: ages 7-11PDF

It’s a universal truth that a picture tells a thousand words. Images and artefacts can help bring your lessons to life. They can challenge stereotypes, engender empathy and increase your learners’ understanding of other countries and cultures.

Explore how to effectively use photographs in your lessons to foster debate and promote positive images of the countries you’re learning about.

 

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    • PDF (free)
    • Background to using photographs (31kB) Practical advice for improving visual literacy and making the most of photographs.
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    • Activity 1: Presenting positive images (25kB) A short CPD activity to help stimulate discussion with colleagues.
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    • Activity 2: Presenting positive images through artefacts (26kB) A secondary CPD activity to explore the use of images and artefacts in the classroom.
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