Esteves, Kelli J., Whitten, Elizabeth, and Alice Woodrow. RTI
Success: Proven Tools and Strategies for Schools and Classrooms
Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc., 2009. This book is a great tool for teachers who need strategies to differentiate instruction.
Himmele, Persida, and William Himmele. Total Participation Techniques: Making Every Student an Active Learner.
Alexandria: ASCD, 2011. This text provides techniques to ensure that all students participate in class activities.
Hoffman, Donald D. Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See New York: W.W. Norton, 1998. This text provides a scientific approach to how we see.
McCloud, Scott. Understanding Comics, the Invisible Art. New York: Harper Collins, 1993. This comic describes the relation between words and images.
O'Neil, Kathleen. Reading Pictures: Developing Visual Literacy for Greater Comprehension 65.3 (2011): 214. This text helps readers to teach how to explicitly use illustrations while teaching literacy comprehension.
Ross- Degnan, Leslie M.eds and Christiana Silvi, M.A
Early Childhood News
- This study promotes the use of wordless books and evidence how they can help emergent readers. http://www.earlychildhoodnews.com/earlychildhood/article_view.aspx?ArticleID=690
Sontag, Susan. "In Plato's Cave,"
. New York: Farrar, Staus and Giroux, 1977. Provides argument against photography, but can be used to justify the significance of photography.
Sturken, Marita, and Lisa Cartwright.
Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture
. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. This text helps readers to consider the viewers' of illustrations and photographs.