A Teachers Guide to Digital   Storytelling (Gr. K-8)              Gail Lovely         Gail@GailLovely.com
A Teachers Guide to Digital          Storytelling (Gr. K-8)Discover free tools for creating and sharingdigital stories tha...
Take out your phone… or tablet.
Everyone has a story...
What engaged YOU?
"A story should be remembered for its        soul, not the bells and     whistles." Bernajean Porter
Simplified 4-Step Approach1.   Have a story idea2.   Plan your story3.   Create your story4.   Share, evaluate , reflect
Where to begin?•What story do you have to share? •Personal Stories •Historical Truths •Imaginative Tales •Thought Provokin...
This is THE most important step
Where to begin?•Plan…  •Brainstorm  •Write it down  •Draw storyboards  •Share and reflect
Resources for this step:•Brainstorming Tools    •Kidspiration/Inspiration (software - $)        http://www.inspiration.com...
http://www.mesquiteisd.org/i                      movie/monarchbutterfly.htmMonarch Butterflies
Resources for this step:•“Write it Down” Tools Any word processor (software) Sticky Note Tools   Stixy (online – Free)    ...
Resources for this step:•StoryBoarding Tools Paper   http://www.printablepaper.net/category/storyboard Software   PowerPoi...
Students and Real World       This is where they MAY be       a bit hesitant… stand firm.
What Next?Plan some more Consider the Lessons Learned Consider the problems overcome Consider the “so what” of it
And then?                    Plan some moreWrite it down Write a script or your storyShare the story Peers Teachers Self
THEN, make a Digital Story
Storybird                            T+Ihttp://Storybird.com
Animoto                                   I+T+Mhttp://animoto.com/education (also an app)
http://photopeach.com/album/js60sr?r                                         ef=more             I+T+MPhotoPeach          ...
Inklewriter                                  Thttp://writer.inklestudios.com/
Little Bird Tales                                  T+V+I+Ahttp://www.littlebirdtales.com/
Voicethread                                     I+A+T+Vhttp://ed.voicethread.com/ ($) (app too)
Fotobabble                                 I+Vhttp://www.fotobabble.com (app too)                                       kQ...
http://blabberize.com/view/id/451000             I+VBlabberize               http://blabberize.com/
Storyrobe App                                    I+Vhttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/storyrobe/id337670615?mt=8 ($)
Explain Everything App                                     V+T+I+                                     Mhttp://itunes.apple...
SonicPics App                                     I+Vhttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sonicpics/id345295488?mt=8 ($)
PuppetPals App                                    I+Vhttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/puppet-pals-hd/id342076546?mt=8 ($)
StoryKit App                                     I+A+Vhttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/storykit/id329374595?mt=8
Book Creator App                                   I+M+V+                                   Thttp://itunes.apple.com/us/ap...
ShareHave a festivalShare on a website (look for embed codes)Make sure you are copyright-safe and imagesafe (model-release...
Evaluating the WorkRubrics! http://www.digitales.us/evaluating/scoring_guide.php http://rubistar.4teachers.org/
THE TWO Biggest Collections of             Resources•   http://www.livebinders.    com/play/present?id=74    14•   http://...
IMPORTANT!Remember who owns the stories… Let student-work BE student work. It is about the content and the meaningfulness ...
So, What’s YOUR story?Gail LovelyGail@GailLovely.comhttp://LovelyLearning.comThe resources from this session are here:http...
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  1. 1. A Teachers Guide to Digital Storytelling (Gr. K-8) Gail Lovely Gail@GailLovely.com
  2. 2. A Teachers Guide to Digital Storytelling (Gr. K-8)Discover free tools for creating and sharingdigital stories that engage students and teachthem new skills. Learn how to use and combineimages, audio, video, and text into both fictionaland non-fictional stories. Gail guides youthrough the process of how to capture eachstudents knowledge, ideas, and creativity!
  3. 3. Take out your phone… or tablet.
  4. 4. Everyone has a story...
  5. 5. What engaged YOU?
  6. 6. "A story should be remembered for its soul, not the bells and whistles." Bernajean Porter
  7. 7. Simplified 4-Step Approach1. Have a story idea2. Plan your story3. Create your story4. Share, evaluate , reflect
  8. 8. Where to begin?•What story do you have to share? •Personal Stories •Historical Truths •Imaginative Tales •Thought Provoking Questions
  9. 9. This is THE most important step
  10. 10. Where to begin?•Plan… •Brainstorm •Write it down •Draw storyboards •Share and reflect
  11. 11. Resources for this step:•Brainstorming Tools •Kidspiration/Inspiration (software - $) http://www.inspiration.com •Bubbl.us (web – Free) www.Bubbl.us Popplet (app - $) http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/popplet/id374151 636?mt=8
  12. 12. http://www.mesquiteisd.org/i movie/monarchbutterfly.htmMonarch Butterflies
  13. 13. Resources for this step:•“Write it Down” Tools Any word processor (software) Sticky Note Tools Stixy (online – Free) http://www.stixy.com/ Sticky Notes for iPad (app – Free) http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sticky-notes-for- ipad/id364899302?mt=8
  14. 14. Resources for this step:•StoryBoarding Tools Paper http://www.printablepaper.net/category/storyboard Software PowerPoint Templates Apps Any drawing or note app which allows drawing and text.
  15. 15. Students and Real World This is where they MAY be a bit hesitant… stand firm.
  16. 16. What Next?Plan some more Consider the Lessons Learned Consider the problems overcome Consider the “so what” of it
  17. 17. And then? Plan some moreWrite it down Write a script or your storyShare the story Peers Teachers Self
  18. 18. THEN, make a Digital Story
  19. 19. Storybird T+Ihttp://Storybird.com
  20. 20. Animoto I+T+Mhttp://animoto.com/education (also an app)
  21. 21. http://photopeach.com/album/js60sr?r ef=more I+T+MPhotoPeach http://photopeach.com
  22. 22. Inklewriter Thttp://writer.inklestudios.com/
  23. 23. Little Bird Tales T+V+I+Ahttp://www.littlebirdtales.com/
  24. 24. Voicethread I+A+T+Vhttp://ed.voicethread.com/ ($) (app too)
  25. 25. Fotobabble I+Vhttp://www.fotobabble.com (app too) kQko2ZlE9 http://www.fotobabble.com/m/TVN
  26. 26. http://blabberize.com/view/id/451000 I+VBlabberize http://blabberize.com/
  27. 27. Storyrobe App I+Vhttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/storyrobe/id337670615?mt=8 ($)
  28. 28. Explain Everything App V+T+I+ Mhttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/explain-everything/id431493086?mt=8 ($)
  29. 29. SonicPics App I+Vhttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sonicpics/id345295488?mt=8 ($)
  30. 30. PuppetPals App I+Vhttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/puppet-pals-hd/id342076546?mt=8 ($)
  31. 31. StoryKit App I+A+Vhttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/storykit/id329374595?mt=8
  32. 32. Book Creator App I+M+V+ Thttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/book-creator-for-ipad/id442378070?mt=8 ($)
  33. 33. ShareHave a festivalShare on a website (look for embed codes)Make sure you are copyright-safe and imagesafe (model-releases?)
  34. 34. Evaluating the WorkRubrics! http://www.digitales.us/evaluating/scoring_guide.php http://rubistar.4teachers.org/
  35. 35. THE TWO Biggest Collections of Resources• http://www.livebinders. com/play/present?id=74 14• http://50ways.wikispac es.com/Home
  36. 36. IMPORTANT!Remember who owns the stories… Let student-work BE student work. It is about the content and the meaningfulness of the content first, and the technical accomplishments second
  37. 37. So, What’s YOUR story?Gail LovelyGail@GailLovely.comhttp://LovelyLearning.comThe resources from this session are here:http://suddenlyitclicks.comChoose “SDE Resources” and find this session.

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