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  • 1. Lights Camera Action- Life After PPT ! PhotoStory 3 for Windows By Glenn Cake French/IT Dept- Qatar Canadian School
  • 2. Session objectives- The 5 « D »s …• Discuss the purpose of any presentation• Demonstrate student created digital stories• Digital Storytelling- who, how and why ?• Dive into PhotoStory (Audience Participaton please )• Done (Finished) – now what ?• You will take away and adapt activities presented in today’s session. Glenn Cake- CDLI
  • 3. Lights, Camera Action !(Movie Video Productions)
  • 4. Once upon a time....
  • 5. Student created multimedia examplePersonal/Internet pictures• Compose a Script• Narrate each slide/pic• Produce as WMV file• Share via YouTube, Vimeo, etc gcake@cdli.ca
  • 6. The Tragedy of the Beothuk
  • 7. The Five WsWho - AnyoneWhat-• a story with pictures• a computer• a microphoneWhen…..Anytime(computer lab, classroom)Where….school or homeWhy….?
  • 8. Why? Pedagogical Advantages• The Writing Process• Attention to Detail• Creativity and Imagination• Research• Cross curricular Implications• Basic Communication skills in the target language• The audience is REAL !
  • 9. Why? Student thoughts…• It’s quick, fun and • Easy to move pics and interesting add music (navigate)• It allows us to change • It’s a great way to momentum and practice spoken French direction of pictures & text • It’s easier and more fun to do than having• It allows for creativity- to write a report/essay doesn’t have to be by the “book” gcake@cdli.ca
  • 10. PhotoStory Project Creators• Teacher Producers • Identify key vocabulary terms and narrate the movie • *Take pictures and• Student Producers write story and narrate the movie • Students and Teacher• Collaborative have input into the Production overall storyboard
  • 11. Step 1- Select & Import picturesSave PPT slides as Jpegs !
  • 12. Rearrange the order
  • 13. Narrate each and every slide
  • 14. Option A- Add text to your pictures
  • 15. Option B- Customize Motion(Position and Length of picture)
  • 16. Transition of pictures – Many choices
  • 17. Option C – Add some music (choice)
  • 18. Ready for Production ? Be certain to properly name the file title for your movie
  • 19. Clickhere
  • 20. Very important !!!!If you not finished your project,choose SAVE PROJECTIf you are ready to “render” or“”produce” the movie, choose NEXTand the project will take a fewminutes to package
  • 21. WP3- Working version of the movie projectWMV- TheFinished product(the file to share)
  • 22. Bravo !!! Now what….? • Publish/Render the movie (YouTube, Vimeo, Digital Portfolio) • Place on Student, Class and/or School Website • Create a DVD format
  • 23. Other PhotoStory Project Ideas “Survey says….”• Graduations • Journalistic reporting• Special Events • School sports event (Retirement) • Student of the week• Sports tournaments • My Hero• Who am I ? • My community• Ma famille et moi • My School• Comics/Graphic • Mes vacances Novels
  • 24. www.freeimages.co.ukGoogle has released a filter that should beexplored by teachers and students
  • 25. Conclusion G.I.C.Grab your students attention(cdlifrench.wix.com/gic_qatar_2013)Innovate….Experiment with Pstory and manyother FREE tools & software at your disposalCreate authentic and enriching presentationsvia free technologies gcake@cdli.ca