Lesson Plans

Add lesson ideas and projects from your classroom here.
K-3 Lessons Ideas
Alphabet Photos
Use the camera to do an alphabet walk around campus, or better yet let your students be the alphabet.

Grades 4-6 Lesson Ideas
Tessellations
Sometimes a picture is worth more than a thousand words. When it comes to tessellations, a picture book can be a great help for students.

Grades 7-8 Lesson Ideas
Digital Storytelling
Using a digital camera with programs such as Photo Story 3, iPhoto, Movie Maker 2, and iMovie provide students with a chance to begin digital storytelling in their own voice.

Grades 9-12 Lessson Ideas
Digital Stories
Many digital cameras take both pictures and short video clips. These can be combined into digital stories on a variety of topics.

General Photo Ideas
Panoramic Pictures
On field trips, stand in the center of an important spot and take 12-18 pictures turning 360 degrees. Here are some samples of panoramic pictures. Panoramic pictures will turn out better if you use a tripod to keep all of the pictures the same level.

Links to Lesson Plans

Digital Camers in the Classroom - View samples of photo tours and other classroom projects created with cameras here.
Digital Cameras Enhance Education - Find tips and suggestions for classroom use of digital cameras here.
Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling - Explore the world of digital storytelling and view samples of digital storytelling projects here.
Pics4Learning - Digital photo lesson plans organized by subject.

Some old sites, but good inspiration:
www.brunswick.k12.me.us/lon/lonlinks/digicam/home.html
www.wacona.com/digicam/digicam.html
www.edzone.net/~mwestern/pix.html
http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/digitalcameras.htm
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/gadgets.html
http://ucf.edu/~ucfcasio/qvuses.htm
www.hardin.k12.ky.us/res_techn/TEC/digitalcamera/primary.htm
www.wam.umd.edu/~toh/image/DigitalCameraUses.htm
http://teachers.net/gazette/APR02/camera.html