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To Read: Color matters! Read
symbolism in different cultures and explore other parts of this website to learn more about the significance of color in our lives. about color
To Watch: Soon you will be designing your teacher website. It should be important for you to make conscious decisions about how you present the content of the pages. What makes the page user-friendly? How to present the text so it is useful to the learner? What are the most common design mistakes made when creating educational websites? To help you answer that I created a short video about the web design considerations:
To Watch: Visual Diagramming, Concept Mapping, Mind Mapping - all of these phrases apply to the way we may visually brainstorm or organize the ideas. This video explains the benefits of it:
To use in your future classroom: C.A.R.P. junior - Design Principles for kids - ideas on how to practice them in an elementary classroom
To challenge yourself: Look at these 25 of the most iconic photographs (according to CNN) - How many can you name just by looking at them?
Additional optional resources:
ISTE Standards for Educators:
5c Educators explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.
6d. Educators model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.
ISTE Standards for
1b Students build networks and customize their learning environments in ways that support the learning process.
6c Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.
Play with colors on a professional level: Paletton.com- The color
How to Design For Color Blindness https://usabilla.com/blog/how-to-design-for-color-blindness/