competence in the use of computers, networks, applications, and other technological devices
IBW-VTC supports your child’s device-life.
Language proficiency (reading, writing, listening, speaking) using conventional or technology-based media
IBW-VTC teaches reading literacy, as well as visual literacy.
the ability to decipher, interpret, and express ideas using images, graphics, video and other multimedia elements
IBW-VTC curriculum teaches this and much more visual language.
analysis, comparison, inference/interpretation, synthesis, and evaluation
IBW-VTC curriculum teaches all these through development of visual text comprehension skills.
the competence to find, evaluate, and make use of information appropriately
IBW-VTC’s new nonfiction-fiction genre facilitates these processes.
the ability to set goals, plan for achievement, manage time and effort, and independently assess the quality of one’s learning and any products that result
IBW-VTC enables a young reader to self-assess their own learning.
the ability to understand and appreciate the similarities and differences in the customs, values and beliefs of one’s own culture and the cultures of others
Visual literacy conveys cultural understanding in ways that words simply do not accomplish.