Visual Learning

From a single photo, ask your students what they notice and what they wonder. After sharing the photo caption and facts behind the image, listen to the conversation ignite into more questions and a flurry of opinions.
Visual Learning: Salt Flats of Uyuni

Images, photos, and pictures stimulate the mind. For the viewer, they offer a chance to connect and question. They also offer potential for play and imagination, and pulling the observer into purposeful messages.

Visual Learning: Self Portrait in Waste

Use this photo by Chris Jordan to ask your students what they notice and are wondering. Then share the facts behind the image to connect to greater understanding and discovery.

Visual Learning: Ending Hunger

Use this photo to ask your students what they notice and are wondering. Then share the facts behind the image to connect to greater understanding and discovery.

Visual Learning: Week of Nonviolence

Use this photo to ask your students what they notice and are wondering. Then share the facts behind the image to connect to greater understanding and discovery.

Visual Learning: NYC Pillow Fight

Images, photos, and pictures stimulate the mind. With this YES! lesson plan, you and your students can luxuriate—and pause—to truly understand an image, its message, and why it’s interesting (or not).