Newly updatedPhotos of the Year 2008 (see also Visual literacy)

Every year at this time (the end of the year) organizations publish their picks
for photos of the year. Using these photos with students is a great way to
begin teaching visual literacy. Students should become proficient at not only
analyzing images, but creating them as well. (Roll over each logo to determine which links are active)

New York



See previous photos of the year from 2007;  2006

Note to educators: I enjoy using photos, like these, for student analysis.
If you are interested in doing the same, consider using some of these resources:

 Introducing Photography Techniques: Some Basic Vocabulary for Teaching Kids
 Questioning photographs
 Word & Image, The Language of Photography (TIME Magazine teacher guide)
 Reading photographs: Using questions to decode,  evaluate, and understand photographic  images.
Reading media photographs

How framing affects understanding