Allison Caudill 2015-2016
Picture Our History
Learning Innovation Grant Recipient
A common question that arises in every history classroom is, “What does this have to do with me?” Picture Our History is a way to help students understand their own history and culture and see the influence that other societies have on our own. Students will engage in research through photography in order to understand more about the rich culture and heritage around us in Eastern Kentucky. Students will implement research photography to uncover the connections and personal relevance of people and groups studied in our world history class who have influenced the region. For this project, students will use the Canon Rebel T6i and the camera accessories to help photograph historical sites around our county and region. They will then use photo editing software to create high-quality images suitable for print or digital media. Students will use their photographs to create multimedia presentations that will be shown in the classroom, school and community. Picture Our History will empower students to see the wonder of our communities and the world through the lens of a camera.