Thinking about visual literacy

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Wordle: visual literacy

 Becoming visually literate is now a given in our multimedia world. Collaborating in the learning process should be an essential tool for every school librarian. Picture books can be used across the curriculum, for language development, reading skills, investigating visual language, introducing content areas and developing an understanWordle: languageding of the “third” meaning between the collision and connection of image and text. As a way into the skills needed for multiliteracies, picture books cannot be beaten. Working with student teachers has given me the desire to explore this further, especially the nature of meaning in visual texts, and how the classroom and the library can collaborate in the learning process.

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