What is Digital Storytelling?<br />Digital storytelling: “the process of using computer based tools to tell stories.”<br />Usually include video clips, text, audio, and images.<br />All digital stories vary in length and content.<br />
Digital Storytelling in Classroom<br />Beneficial because it is a fun, different way to learn things<br />Helps more visual learners<br />Teachers use it to promote engagement and multimedia literacy<br />
Flickr<br />A site used to upload your photos<br />Searching site for almost any topic<br />“1-2 million photos are uploaded daily” (Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms, 100)<br />Before you take an image, make sure to remember about the Creative Commons!<br />Find friends on Flickr<br />Compare photos of similar interests<br />
Steps for Flickr<br />Step One: Register with Flickr<br />Need valid e-mail address <br />Free if less than 100MB/month<br />Step Two: Add images<br />Click “Upload Link,” find image, click “Upload”<br />Remember to edit image before uploading<br />Step Three: Access your photos and others any time you want!<br />
Creative Commons<br />Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization<br />According to their website, they ”…work to increase the amount of creativity (cultural, educational, and scientific content) in “the commons” — the body of work that is available to the public for free and legal sharing, use, repurposing, and remixing.”<br />Creative Commons provides free and easy legal tools that give everyone from individuals to companies and institutions a simple, standardized way to grant copyright permissions to their creative work.<br />The Creative Commons licenses allow people to be able to change their copyright terms from the default of “all rights reserved” to “some rights reserved.”<br />
Creative Commons-Definitions<br />Attribution means:You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work - and derivative works based upon it - but only if they give you credit.<br />Noncommercial means:You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your work - and derivative works based upon it - but for noncommercial purposes only.<br />No Derivative Works means:You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform only verbatim copies of your work, not derivative works based upon it.<br />Alike means:You allow others to distribute derivative works only under a license identical to the license that governs your work. <br />
Flickr in the Classroom<br />“Capture daily events or highlights and easily share those with parents, community, and colleagues” (Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms, 100)<br />
Photostory and Animato<br />Photostory is a free microsoft application that allows individuals or groups to create a “show and tell” presentation out of their digital stories.<br />Animato is an application that can be found on the web. It produces videos from music and photos that the user chooses.<br />
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.