Flickr In The Classroom

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The first unit of study for my 8th grade students is the Stone Age. I decided to create a meme that can use in my social studies class and also connect with part two in DIY Media. In this week’s reading Knobel and Lankshear advocate the use of Flickr in the classroom. They acknowledge five educational methods Flickr can have when used appropriately. Flickr is one of the many photosharing sites individuals access daily. The message being delivered in the meme is that these cavemen socially shared pictures before humans had a form of writing, let alone digital sites designated for photosharing. Knobel and Lankshear discuss the features and purpose of Flickr. Similar to other photosharing sites, individuals are able to upload, create tags, and

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