High School, Middle School

Try Getty Images Stream to Spark Students’ Interest in Current Events

Screen Shot 2014-10-02 at 11.30.16 PM Over the years I frequently used resources like the BBC’s Week In Pictures and Ten by Ten to give students visual prompts about current events. I found that the pictures often sparked more questions from students than just giving them a news article to read. The Getty Images Stream iPad app could be used for the same purpose.

Getty Images Stream features photographs from Getty photographers all over the world. Select a category to flip through a set of related images. You can also enter a search term to find images. Long press on any of the images to bring up some brief information about the image. You can also save images into a collection of your own in the app.

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