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Digital Storytelling in the Classroom-Kayleigh Willard

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    Digital Storytelling in the Classroom-Kayleigh Willard Digital Storytelling in the Classroom-Kayleigh Willard Presentation Transcript

    • Digital Storytelling for the Development of 21st Century Literacy Skills Kayleigh Willard
    • What is Digital Storytelling?
        • Modern approach to storytelling.
        • A student or group of students tells a story digitally using images, music, voice, and text.
        • Usually focuses on a specific theme or event.
        • Does not require any experience with movie making.
      Click above to learn more about Digital Storytelling
    • Why Use Digital Storytelling  in the Classroom?
        • Creating digital stories enhances technology-rich project learning.
        • Encourages students to think critically about different subjects and present
        • their ideas in a creative way.
        • Empowers students by letting their voices be heard and allowing them to publish their work. 
        • Makes learning relevant and meaningful to students. 
    • How to Tell a Digital Story
      • 1. Find Your Story  
        • Decide what kind of story would best fit your topic. 
        • Keep in mind who you are telling the story to.
      • 2. Map Your Story
        • Decide how you want to tell 
      •       your story.
        • Give your story a beginning,
      •       middle and end.
    • How to Tell a Digital Story
      • 3. Capture Your Audiences   
      •     Attention Right Away
        • Find a way to grab your audience's attention.
          • Dramatic question or shocking start.  
      • 4. Tell Your Story from Your    
      •      Unique Point of View
        • Encourage others to see things the way you see them.
    • How to Tell a Digital Story
      • 5. Use Fresh and Vivid Language
        • Don't let the images overpower the words. 
      • 6. Provoke Emotion
        • Choose an emotion you want your story to provoke and stick with it throughout the presentation. 
      • 7. Use Your Own Voice
        • Be Yourself.
    • How to Tell a Digital Story
      • 8. Choose Your Images and 
      •     Sounds Carefully
        • Each addition to the project should have a purpose. 
      • 9. Be as Brief as You Can Be
        • Longer doesn't mean better.
      • 10. Make Sure Your Story Has 
      •       Rhythm
        • Keep it moving.
        • Different for each genre.
    • Digital Storytelling Projects
        • Digistory about the life and work of an important author. 
        • Autobiography introducing student
        • to classmates.
        • A "How to" story with step-by-step instructions.
        • Book Report explaining the main elements of a story.
        • Share a traditional meal of the student's culture with pictures/recipes
      •       of the meal. 
    • Programs for Creating  Digital Stories
      • Image Blender
      • Microsoft PowerPoint 
      • Microsoft Photo Story 3
      • Photsynth
      • Windows Movie Maker  
    • Examples of Digital Stories
      • Other Examples
    • References Barrett, H.C. (2009, March 04). Digital storytelling. Retrieved from http://electronicportfolios.com/digistory/ Lasica, J.D. (2006, October 2). Digital storytelling: a tutorial in 10 easy steps . Retrieved from http:www.techsoup.org.learningcenter/ techplan/page5897.cfm Microsoft, Initials. (2010). Digital storytelling in the classroom . Retrieved fromhttp://www.microsoft.com/education/teachers/guides/digital` storytelling.aspx Video in the classroom examples . (2006). Retrieved from http://www.techteachers.com/video.htm