Say Cheese! Digital Collections in the Classroom

by: Kristen M. Curry, LeAnn Carter, and William J. Sumrall

Children love gadgets. And what better "gadget" to work with in the classroom than a digital camera? Digital cameras are easy to find, easy to use, and offer great potential for incorporating technology into your lessons. One fourth-grade class embarked on a world of discovery through the lens of their digital camera. They captured collections of leaves and bark in order to identify the trees located on their school property. The students classified their subjects and presented them to the class through powerpoint presentations and scrapbooks.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 7/1/2006Stock # sc06_043_08_19Volume 043Issue 08

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