Digital Storytelling Across the Content Areas http://goo.gl/s5ZJn Jennifer Gingerich firstname.lastname@example.org & Cindy Lane email@example.comGet Messy... Make Connections... Learn Something New... Have Fun!
Workshop Description Digital storytelling is the new Powerpoint allowing you andyour students to combine text, images, audio,and video to tellstories. Learn why and how to engage your students in higherlevels of thinking as they create movies to show their level ofunderstanding about a curricular concept. Digital Stories cancome in a variety of formats (poetry, riddles, documentaries)and can be produced in any content area (math in the realworld, a science explanation, or a literary interpretation). Useyour PC--photostory 3 and Windows MovieMaker 2.6 oryour MAC --GarageBand and iMovie, or even your mobiledevice to create simple to sophisticated digital stories. We willexplore ways to plan, manage, and assess your students toensure digital storytelling success. Please make sure you havethese programs ready to roll during our time together.
AgendaGet Messy... Make Connections... Learn Something New... Have Fun! 9:30 Welcome & Introductions 9:45 Beneﬁts & Barriers 10:00 Whole Class Historical Documentary with GarageBand 10:30 Poetry in Partners with Photo Story 11:00 Break - Lunch 11:30 Simple Video Projects for all Content Areas 11:45 Break into Video Groups - Paper Slides, Music Video,Vocab Video,Voice Over 12:45 Share Published Projects - Next Steps 12:55 Reﬂect & Connect
Think About It
Think About It What is the biggest beneﬁt to making movies in the classroom? Why?
Think About It What is the biggest beneﬁt to making movies in the classroom? Why? What is the biggest hurdle to making movies in the classroom?
Biggest Beneﬁts to Making Movies in the Classroom
Biggest Hurdles to Making Movies in the Classroom
Projects Possibilities• Digital Poetry • Digital Report - Voiceover• Digital Riddle • Vocabulary Video• Historical Documentary • Paper Slide Video • Music Video
Gradual Release of ResponsibilityI do... whole class, modelWe do... pairs, structured, timelinesYou do... small groups, roles, independence
Historical DocumentaryTake student photos andapply sepiaUse historical photos and/orprimary source documentsUse Essential and Guidinghistorical questionsWritten narrative and voiceare crucialhttp://youtu.be/N8uh_h0RN30
GarageBand Enhanced Podcast1. Gather Photos/Slides in iPhoto 2. Record Narration3. Add Audio Loops: 4. Add Photos/Slides 5. Export and playJingles, Stingers, and (or even video) in Quicktime Sound Effects
plan photos, titles, narration, and timing
Digital RiddleAny grade level, anycurriculumUse just one photo!Add the samephoto 4 timesZoom in to matchthe 3 cluesZoom out toreveal answer
Digital PoetryDistribute PhotosWrite poemStoryboard it ~30 secondsImport PhotosAdd TitlesAdd Sound ~ musicand/or narrationExport and Share
Created by Digital PoetryPHOTO Title:PHOTO 1PHOTO 2PHOTO 3PHOTO Citations:
PhotoStory 3 Simplicity1. Import and Arrange Photos 2. Add Titles to Photos 3. Record 4. Import or Create 5. Export to Narration Background Music play in WMP
Digital Report - VoiceoverUse editablevideo segmentRemove/MuteAudioWrite ReportRead and RecordReportAdd PersonalElements
Vocabulary VideosAssign vocabularywordText deﬁnition withimageVideo your exampleBrainyFlix.com ~SAT prep
Paper Slide VideosAssign concept toexplainStudents write scriptCreate paper slidesPRACTICE!Take Video http://bit.ly/nJpcQ4
Music Videos by LodgeDownload Song &Lyrics iamlodge.comWatch KinestheticLectures or Make upYour Own MovesDivide into groups forverses/chorusPRACTICE!!!Take Video
4 Corners Activity •Form groups (based on project) •Review project Vocabulary Voiceover (see handout) •Choose roles •Plan •Shoot Video (have fun) Music Paperhelp •Seek Slide • Video Uploaded to Edmodo by 12:45
4 Corners Activity •Form groups (based on project) •Review project (see handout) •Choose roles •Plan •Shoot Video (have fun) •Seek help •Uploaded to Edmodo by 12:45
What Next?Evaluate - Rubistar Share Locally - Live or Edmodo Post Online -TeacherTube or SchoolTube Global Partnerships
EdmodoLogin or register (I’m a teacher)Join our group - hokn6mPost and upload a ﬁleReply, Respond, Start a Discussion
Tips for Project Success• Work in pairs, groups, or whole class• Pre-production is the crucial step• Use a Digital Kit for photos and music• Stay together to minimize chaos• Narrow choices and set timer• Tackle one skill/task at a time• Scaffold projects over course of the year• Utilize your Techsperts• One Take Only Videos
Media Collection Sites•Discovery streaming •NASA Multimediaunitedstreaming.com •nasa.gov/multimedia•Wikimedia •Find Sounds • commons.wikimedia.org •ﬁndsounds.com• American Memory •Arkive Collection •arkive.org • memory.loc.gov •YouTube• FreePlay Music •convert with zamzar.com • freeplaymusic.com