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Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling






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  • Statement Of Purpose Goal 1: Improve Student Performance in Region 2 Objective 1: TAKS performance within the region is moving toward or exceeding the state performance scores for all students and all student groups in the state and federal accountability systems. Reading/Ela scores will increase for all students from 81% toward state score of 83% Social Studies scores will increase for all students from 84% toward state score of 88% Science scores will increase for all students from 60% toward state score of 66% Writing scores will increase for all students from 81% toward state score of 83%
  • Digital Storytelling Using New Digital Tools To Help Ordinary People To Tell Their Own Real-life Stories
  • Digital Storytelling is… The Art Of Turning A Personal Narrative Into A Multimedia Experience Engages Students And Teachers YOUR “Story Voice” Uses Images, Music, Video, Animation, The Web Telling With Tools
  • Why Should I Use Digital Storytelling? Bloom’s Synthesis and Evaluation Content Area TEKS Technology Applications TEKS Compelling Sharing Publishing
  • Why Should I Use Digital Storytelling? It Addresses 18 Of The 20 Expectations For Learning In The 21 st Century Skills Uses Cutting-edge Tools To Communicate In A Highly Engaging Manner Encourages and Supports Media Literacy A Goal Promoted By The National Council of Teacher of English
  • Why Should I Use Digital Storytelling?
    • Introduce New Material
    • Conduct Research
    • Synthesize Content
    • Digital Communication
    • Organize Ideas
    • Create For Target Audiences
    • Present Knowledge In Meaningful Way
  • Why Digital Storytelling?
    • Diverse Learning Styles
    • Engage Digital Natives
    • Provide Real Opportunity for Creativity
    • Publish student work on Internet
    From the Teacher’s Perspective
  • Why Digital Storytelling?
    • Use Internet for something besides chatting and games
    • Develop communication skills
    • Increase computer skills
    From the Student’s Perspective
  • Why Digital Storytelling?
    • Digital Storytelling: Examining the Process With Middle School Students
    • http://projects.educ.iastate.edu/~ds/Behmer/index.html
    This is an excellent website about Digital Storytelling complete with a Curriculum. Be sure to check it out!
  • A Few Thoughts On How To Use Digital Storytelling
    • As an anticipatory hook for unit
    • Enhance lesson plans within a unit
    • Student created stories requiring “point of view” research and presentation
  • Digital Storytelling The Process http:// www.digitales.us/resources/seven_steps.php #
  • Start With A Script
    • First person narrative
    • Written in your own voice and style
    • Used for voiceover
    • Should express personal meaning or insight
  • Plan The Project
    • Image/Shot Lists
    • Music/Sound Lists
    • Storyboards (paper or electronic)
    See Story Planning Templates (http://www.digitales.us/files/Story%20Boarding%20Template.pdf).
  • Plan The Project
  • Organize Project Folders
  • Record the Voiceover
    • Digital recording of your final script
    • Perform the story – don’t just read it
  • Gathering and Preparing Resources
    • Let the Storyboard be your guide
    • Find or shoot the images that you need
    • Edit the images as needed
    • Find or record the background music that you need
  • Putting It All Together
    • Spin your tale with the tools of the trade
    • Use the elements that you have gathered and prepared, following you storyboard
  • Putting It All Together
    • Extend story’s impact with the media elements
    • Add background music last
    • Cite your sources
  • Applause, Applause! Sharing Your Story
    • Email
    • The web
    • CD or DVD
    • Computers
    • Television
    • iPods
    • Even cell phones!
  • List of Resources http://chris.esc2.net/ds
  • Partial List of TEKS Addressed Add List here