“ Where I am From” Digital Poetry A lesson in integrating technology By Colleen Graves Denton Independent School District "Digital storytelling takes the ancient art of oral storytelling and engages a palette of technical tools to weave personal tales using images, graphics, music, and sound mixed together with the author's own story voice." Bernajean Porter
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What do we want to do?
Be actively engaged
Integrate technology with writing
Explore ways to meet the needs of visual learners and other types multiple intelligences
Research- “The Learning Cycle” David Kolb from Dewey, Piaget, Lewin
Deep Learning (learning for real comprehension) comes from a sequence of:
“ Reflection is a search for connections.” -James Zull
“ ...our experiences must matter in our lives if we are to learn from them.” -James Zull
“ Storytelling builds community”- Tom Banaszewski
Why use Technology?
Strategies that promote “Intrinsic Motivation” and maintain the process of Lifelong learning: Wikis, Blogs, Digital Storytelling, Games
These types of strategies promote learner ownership of content, purpose and process.
From: Barrett, H. (2005). Storytelling in higher education: A theory of reflection on practice to support deep learning.
Windows Movie Maker Instruction
See attached Helpsheet
What we want to accomplish: Find and upload one picture for our “Where I am from” Poem. You can finish your entire presentation during your work time if you so choose.
Digital storytelling across the content areas: http://leader.louisville.edu/edtl/kajder/outside_in/blc_digstory. htm
Tech Savvy English Classroom: http://www.techsavvyenglish.com/
Center for Digital Storytelling : http://www.storycenter.org/
Examples of Digital Stories: http://leader.louisville.edu/edtl/kajder/outside_in/chapters. htm
MovieMaker Tutorial with screen shots: http://leader.louisville.edu/edtl/kajder/outside_in/chapters. htm
Scroll down and look for Movie Maker Tutorial "Part one" and "Part Two"
Salpeter, Judy (2005) Telling Tales with Technology retrieved June 6, 2007 from Tech Learning website: http://www.techlearning.com/shared/printableArticle.php?articleID=60300276
Barrett, H. (2005). Storytelling in higher education: A theory of reflection on practice to support deep learning . Technology and Teacher Education Annual 2005. Charlottesville, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, pages 1878-1883. PowerPoint slides online at: http://electronicportfolios.com/portfolios/Kean.pdf
Banaszewski, T. (2002). Digital storytelling finds its place in the classroom . Multimedia Schools Retrieved June 6, 2007 from Infotoday website: http://www.infotoday.com/MMSchools/jan02/banaszewski. htm