Digital story telling in the 21st centuryPresentation Transcript
Digital Story Telling in the 21st Century By Janeen Duncan Teaching with Technology ED 5700 Dr.Smirnova
What is Digital Story Telling?
Using computer based tools to write stories.
Stories are made with images, text, recorded audio narration, video clips and or music.
Usually two to ten minutes long.
What is Digital Story Telling? cont.
British photographer, educator and digital storyteller, Daniel Meadows defines digital stories as "short, personal multimedia tales told from the heart." He maintains that the beauty of this form of digital expression is that these stories can be created by people everywhere, on any subject, and shared electronically all over the world.
Storybird Http://storybird.com/ You can read digital stories or make your own. It’s very easy to choose pictures and type sentences. Signing up is easy and free. You can download your students books and print them.
Story I made with Storybird http://storybird.com/books/a-day-in-the-forest-6/?token=musbpm
Very colorful and interactive
You can spell a picture, make a movie, make a card, make a drawing, make a picture and tell a story.
You can email or print your project.
You can rate projects too.
For grades K-8
Card I Made with Kerpoof
Resources to get Started
An EDUBLOG – 31 of My Favorite Digital Story Telling Sites
A Wiki - 50+ Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story
Benefits of Digital Story Telling
Motivates students to write and read
Engages students with a multimedia of their generation
Educators can use digital story telling to captivate their students interest
Students can share their story globally
Students can share their stories again and again
It gives voice to struggling or special education students
Students can express themselves freely
Students can show emotion in their stories
Helps students be effective communicators of the 21st century
Increases students technological skills
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Univertisty of Huston, . (2011). Educational uses of digital story telling. Retrieved from http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/
Woolley, M. (2010). Literacy alive-digital sstory telling for 21st century learners. Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/markwoolley/literacy-alive-digital-story-telling-for-21st-century-learners