Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Digital Storytelling Across the Elementary Curriculum
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Saving this for later?

Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime - even offline.

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Digital Storytelling Across the Elementary Curriculum

2,419
views

Published on

Published in: Education, Technology

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
2,419
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
8
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
17
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. DIGITAL STORYTELLING ACROSS THE ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM: MORE WAYS TO REACH THE MILLENNIAL LEARNER THROUGH DIGITAL MEDIA
  • 2. DIGITAL STORYTELLING WILL ENHANCE TEACHING
    • Engage the learner
    • Create authentic learning situations
    • Involve students meaningfully with technology
    • Stimulate critical thinking
    • Promote shared responsibility for learning
      • Pay Attention Introduction
  • 3. DISCLAIMER:
    • Your students will always know more about technology than you do!
  • 4. NATIVE-IMMIGRANT CONTINUUM
    • Our Students Us
    • Digital Native Digital Immigrant
  • 5. CONNECTING TO THE DIGITAL NATIVE
    • Create the learning environment
      • Use familiar tools
      • Use familiar media
    • Expand their skills and thinking
      • Use technology in different ways
      • Make connections to information
  • 6. USING GLOGSTER IN THE CLASSROOM
  • 7. WHAT IS GLOGSTER?
    • A WEB 2.0 platform that easily allows users to upload photos, videos, text, audio and other exciting resources to create a unique online, interactive poster.
    • A new and creative digital outlet for educators to keep students ENGAGED and make learning more fun!
    • A easy to use interface designed to introduce basic concepts to students.
    • A series of teamwork mechanisms that allow users anywhere to publish , share their creations , and collaborate with other s on joint efforts.
  • 8. GLOG AS A TEACHER TOOL
    • A Glog can contain whole teaching units, including text, linked video, and audio
    • A Glog can link to resources or assignments stored on the internet
    • A Glog captures student’s excitement, and engages their learning
  • 9. AN EXAMPLE OF A TEACHING GLOG
  • 10. GLOG AS A STUDENT TOOL
    • Glog stimulate creative self-expression
    • They provide a rich multi-sensory outlet for expression
    • They are fun and imaginative, and stimulate integrated learning experiences
    • Allows you to differentiate for each student
  • 11. 4 TH GRADE SCIENCE PROJECT
    • Select their favorite chemical reaction:
      • Acid/base reaction
      • Oxidation/reduction reaction
      • Exothermic/endothermic reaction
      • Combustion reaction
    • Explain the reaction
    • Research and perform an experiment that demonstrates the reaction
    • Develop a creative way to teach their peers about the reaction
    • Sample: <iframe src=&quot;http://www.glogster.com/glog/6m4oh243s7502c98danvsa0&quot; height=&quot;1300&quot; width=&quot;960&quot; name=&quot;glogster-embed-glog&quot; frameborder=&quot;0&quot; scrolling=&quot;no&quot; marginheight=&quot;0&quot; marginwidth=&quot;0&quot; style=&quot;overflow: hidden;&quot;></iframe>
  • 12. Here is how to use it… Glogster EDU tutorial on You Tube
  • 13. V IS FOR VOICETHREAD
  • 14.
    • www.voicethread.com
  • 15. WHAT IS VOICETHREAD?
    • An online application
    • Upload images
    • Comment on them
    • Simple
  • 16. HOW CAN IT BE USED?
    • For digital story telling
      • Biographical writing
      • Poetry – match words to images or images to words
      • Reinterpretation of an existing story
    • To examine student thinking in solving a math problem
    • To set a homework question
    • To critique a book or piece of art
    • To revise a topic
    • To unearth misconceptions in students’ thinking
    • For procedural writing or recount
  • 17. RATIONALE FOR USING A VOICETHREAD
    • It is engaging
    • No downloads required
    • It is easy to monitor what students have done
    • It promotes critical literacy
    • It promotes collaboration
    • It gives a voice to students who are reticent in class
    • Tasks can be targeted at any level of Bloom’s taxonomy
  • 18.  
  • 19. SAMPLE VOICETHREADS
    • Louisiana’s Wetlands
      • http://voicethread.com/?#u1906404
    • Hamlet for Children
      • http://voicethread.com/share/20471/
    • European art
      • http://voicethread.com/share/89671/
    • Mental Maths
      • http://voicethread.com/share/92987/
  • 20. JEN WAGNER’S WOTD
    • Wordle
  • 21.  
  • 22.  
  • 23.  
  • 24. Newman Science Wordle
  • 25. WORDLE
    • Quick and easy graphic organizer
    • No registration required
    • Print/copy results (Beware of the Public Gallery)
  • 26. STORYBIRD.COM
    • A better way to encourage literary exploration, artsy fun and new media skill sets to inspire a creative storytellers
    • Inspire reluctant young writers to start writing
    • Students choose their pictures from a variety of stock designs and can begin writing their own books
  • 27. TEACHER USE ON STORYBIRD
    • Teachers create student accounts and can monitor the writing
    • http://storybird.com/classes/isidore-newman-school/jungle-class/overview/
  • 28. EXAMPLES OF STORYBIRD IN THE CLASSROOM
    • http://storybird.com/books/bobby-14/?token=mzxzbf
  • 29. PHOTO STORY 3
  • 30. PHOTO STORY 3 www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=11132
  • 31. PHOTO STORY 3
    • Free software program for Windows users
      • Mac users have iMovie or Adobe Premier Elements for Mac
    • Great if you are beginning to create your own digital stories
    • Only supports still images not digital video
      • Use Windows Movie Maker or Adobe Premier Elements for video clips
    • Easy program for students to learn and manipulate
  • 32. HOW CAN IT BE USED?
    • For digital story telling
      • Biographical writing or family histories
      • Reinterpretation of an existing story
      • Examine a historical event from different perspectives
    • To solve a math problem and view student thinking
    • To critique or explain a field trip or special event
    • To explain a scientific phenomenon or fact
    • View students’ thinking and unearth misconceptions about a concept
  • 33. 3RD GRADE SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES PROJECT
    • Interdisciplinary project between science and social studies about life in New Orleans during mid 19 th century.
    • Science focus is archaeology. Social studies focus is Creole culture in New Orleans.
    • Partnership with the Historic Gallier House Museum in the French Quarter.
    • Students create a Photo Story about the Gallier family, house, and our mock archaeological dig of Gallier House’s courtyard.
    • Gallier House Photo Story dig 2011.wmv
  • 34. Digital Comics
  • 35.
    • www.makebeliefscomix.com
  • 36. COMIC CREATOR MAKEBELIEFSCOMIX
    • Easy comic strips maker
    • No registration required
    • Email or print results (no save option)
  • 37. What is Make Beliefs Comix???
    • Make Beliefs Comix is used to encourage writing, reading and literacy and the learning of English.
    • Encourage students to express themselves through writing and creating their own comic strips through dialogues.
    • Google and UNESCO selected MakeBeliefsComix as one of the world’s most innovative web sites in fostering literacy and reading (http://www.google.com/literacy/projects.html).
  • 38. RESOURCES ON DIGITAL STORYTELLING
    • The College of Education at the University of Houston web site: Summarizes the benefits and has links to more information.
    • The Georgetown University Digital Storytelling Multimedia Archive : Offers a series of articles and includes several mini video interviews with teachers and students about the distinctive benefits of learning by creating digital stories.
    • Council for Exceptional Children web site: Use digital storytelling to improve your students’ writing skills.
    • Edutopia article: “How to use digital storytelling in your classroom” - Offers advice about incorporating digital storytelling projects into your classroom experience.
    • The Center for Digital Storytelling: Find storytelling essentials, Photo Story and storyboarding tutorials, and student examples.
  • 39. THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING TODAY…
    • If you have questions or need assistance, please contact us at
      • Jennifer Williams [email_address]
      • Julie Kenter [email_address]
      • Kate Loescher [email_address]