I love to read - and I am a fan of the choices on the NPR website.  It hasn't let me down yet.  With Fall taking its grip, it is nice to have a great book to cozy up with.  Reading - "The Arrival." :)

I love to read - and I am a fan of the choices on the NPR website. It hasn't let me down yet. With Fall taking its grip, it is nice to have a great book to cozy up with. Reading - "The Arrival." :)

George Lucas on Teaching Visual Literacy and Communications. Young people get bombarded daily by the media and influenced greatly. How wonderful would it be if we taught them to be aware of what was actually influencing them? Talk about empowerment!

George Lucas on Teaching Visual Literacy and Communications. Young people get bombarded daily by the media and influenced greatly. How wonderful would it be if we taught them to be aware of what was actually influencing them? Talk about empowerment!

Teaching Visual Literacy.  There is so much more to visual literacy than meets the eye..oh, wait.  No, that's it!

Teaching Visual Literacy. There is so much more to visual literacy than meets the eye..oh, wait. No, that's it!

This text could be used to explore how movement is represented in literature. Glenda Millard has used rhyme to create a sense of movement. The visuals are dynamic and both the horse and environment visually display movement. Syllabus reference EN2-7B  -contents points under 'understand and apply language forms and features' (BOS 2012)

This text could be used to explore how movement is represented in literature. Glenda Millard has used rhyme to create a sense of movement. The visuals are dynamic and both the horse and environment visually display movement. Syllabus reference EN2-7B -contents points under 'understand and apply language forms and features' (BOS 2012)

Lost Thing - Shaun Tan  Also a fabulous video short with narration by Tim Minchin

Lost Thing - Shaun Tan Also a fabulous video short with narration by Tim Minchin

Shaun Tan wrote The Arrival which is a wordless graphic novel. The story portrayed by the detailed, imaginative, and interesting pictures is the web of several different immigrants, from the view points of refugees and immigrants.

Shaun Tan wrote The Arrival which is a wordless graphic novel. The story portrayed by the detailed, imaginative, and interesting pictures is the web of several different immigrants, from the view points of refugees and immigrants.

Memorial by Shaun Tan and Gary Crew; reading with BDA strategies & Inspiration software

Memorial by Shaun Tan and Gary Crew; reading with BDA strategies & Inspiration software

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