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Digital Storytelling with iPads

  1. 1. Stories, Digital Storytelling and the iPad Dr. Cynthia Garrety The Learning Commons FHSUThursday, September 29, 11
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  3. 3. Peter Reynolds Author of Ish, The Dot and The North StarThursday, September 29, 11
  4. 4. “What” is Digital Storytelling in a nutshellThursday, September 29, 11
  5. 5. The Idea The importance of Story Circles and RehearsalThursday, September 29, 11
  6. 6. Storymapping Jason Ohler, 2007Thursday, September 29, 11
  7. 7. Storyboarding 5/5/11$ what is heard what is seen source source 1$Thursday, September 29, 11
  8. 8. Storyboarding on an iPad? Storyboard iSB Mindmapping/Storymapping Pro iSB Pro: $2.99 Mindmeister: $7.99 MindMash: $FREE SimpleMind: $FREEThursday, September 29, 11
  9. 9. Gathering Media Photographs Scanned images of children’s drawings KidPix or other drawing program Short Video Clips import onto the iPads Total Length (2-3 minutes)Thursday, September 29, 11
  10. 10. iPads and Storytelling Free and Not-So-Free AppsThursday, September 29, 11
  11. 11. Focus on the Story Easy to get caught up in the bells and whistlesThursday, September 29, 11
  12. 12. Apps, Apps, and more Everyday! Build a Story $3.99 My PhotoStory $1.99 Puppet Pals $FREE StoryBuddy $3.99 I Tell a Story $2.99 Toontastic $3.99Thursday, September 29, 11
  13. 13. There’s an App for That! JpgStory $0.99 Flat Stanley $1.99 iMovie $4.99 StoryMakerHD $FREE ComicLife $7.99 Pictello $14.99 StoryPatch $2.99Thursday, September 29, 11
  14. 14. Okay, it’s fun BUT...Learning? increases comprehension and vocabulary development rehearsal before recording narration helps develop reading fluency storymapping helps develop reading comprehension by physically writing the story in a format that is easily understood. children’s stories can be mapped for practiceThursday, September 29, 11
  15. 15. Digital Storytelling Rubric Student Name: ________________________________________ CATEGORY 20 15 10 5 Subtotal Point of View - Establishes a Establishes a There are a few It is difficult to figure Purpose purpose early on purpose early on lapses in focus, but out the purpose of and maintains a and maintains the purpose is fairly the presentation. clear focus focus for most of clear. throughout. the presentation. Voice - Pacing The pace (rhythm Occasionally Tries to use pacing No attempt to match and voice speaks too fast or (rhythm and voice the pace of the punctuation) fits too slowly for the punctuation), but it storytelling to the the story line and story line. The is often noticeable story line or the helps the pacing (rhythm that the pacing audience. audience really and voice does not fit the "get into" the punctuation) is story line. Audience story. relatively engaging is not consistently for the audience. engaged. Images Images create a Images create an An attempt was Little or no attempt distinct atmosphere or made to use to use images to atmosphere or tone that matches images to create an create an tone that matches some parts of the atmosphere/tone appropriate different parts of story. The images but it needed more atmosphere/tone. the story. The may communicate work. Image choice images may symbolism and/or is logical. communicate metaphors. symbolism and/or metaphors. Economy The story is told The story The story seems to The story needs with exactly the composition is need more editing. extensive editing. It right amount of typically good, It is noticeably too is too long or too detail throughout. though it seems to long or too short in short to be It does not seem drag somewhat more than one interesting. too short nor does OR need slightly section. it seem too long. more detail in one or two sections. Grammar Grammar and Grammar and Grammar and Repeated errors in usage were usage were usage were grammar and usage correct (for the typically correct typically correct but distracted greatly dialect chosen) (for the dialect errors detracted from the story. and contributed to chosen) and from story. clarity, style and errors did not character detract from the development. story. Final Score: http://rubistar.4teachers.org/Thursday, September 29, 11
  16. 16. Aristotle: “wisdom was necessarily created with myths and stories” Plato: had concerns that the move from oral to written stories would compromise thinking and learning Gardner: “stories are the single most powerful weapon in a leader’s arsenal” Ohler: “I know only one thing about the technologies that await us in the future: We will find ways to tell stories with them.”Thursday, September 29, 11
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