Some ideas about Uses for Images in Learning
1. To encourage looking for details or using divergent thinking...
Voicethread is a tool we can use to do this. http://voicethread.com/#home
2, To encourage vocabulary development
One tool might be to use Wordle with a collection of words from a poem, speech, book or other piece of text: http://Wordle.net/create
3. To entice, interest, intrigue, engage...
Use Animoto to create video from still images and interest students: http://animoto.com
an example: http://animoto.com/play/1OJP0ugnPSGbL33V3NgXBw
4. To illustrate a point, idea or concept... or to show what one has learned or what one knows...
another Animoto example: http://simplyteaching.blogspot.com/2008/10/more-animoto-video-poems-based-on-red.html