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  • 1. Digital Storytelling
    • Everyone has a story to tell...
  • 2. Goals of Workshop
    • Overview of Digital Storytelling and benefits of it in the classroom
    • Provide you with a number of storytelling tools that you can use to improve student learning
    • Give you some time to explore these tools and identify ways to use them
  • 3. “ Storytelling, no matter in what form and created in whatever media is a powerful tool to transmit knowledge, culture, perspectives and points of view” “ Story is the vehicle we use to make sense of our lives in a world that defies logic.” -Jim Trelease Our species think in metaphors and learn through stories -Mary Catherine Bateson
  • 4. Connect on an emotional level with people and events and connect them to experiences in our own lives Stories allow us to communicate our perspective and perception Collaborate through remixing and remakes of stories Images: from How- to-Guide: Digital Storytelling Tools for Educators Langwitches blog
  • 5. Why use digital tools?
    • Digital Communication
    • Creativity and Inventive Thinking
    • Higher order thinking skills
    • Enduring understanding
    • Visual Literacy
    • Technical Literacy
    • Information (Media) Literacy
    • Effective Communication
    • Multiple Intelligences/Learning Styles
    • Collaboration
    • Project Management Mentality
    • Exploring Affinity
    From: Ch4- Digitales: the Art of Telling Digital Stories
  • 6. Images: from How- to-Guide: Digital Storytelling Tools for Educators Langwitches blog
  • 7. Images adapted: from How- to-Guide: Digital Storytelling Tools for Educators Langwitches blog
  • 8. Moving forward
    • Where do I go from here? How do I get started?
    • What media (text, audio, images, video) do I or my students need to tell the story?
    • How do I prepare my students to create content for the story?
  • 9. Text-Based StoryTelling
    • StoryBird - Collaborative Storytelling
    • Myths and Legends-Story Creator
    • Zooburst
    • Kerpoof
    • Other options: Comic Life, Kid Pix, and Keynote
    • (Moving beyond Microsoft Word)
  • 10. Audio StoryTelling
    • Garageband
    • Kid Pix
    • Keynote (recording feature)
  • 11. VoiceThread-Images and Audio
    • Great web-based tool
    • Upload images and easy to share on websites
    • Examples here:
  • 12. Video and Animation Storytelling
    • GoAnimate -Really dynamic animated cartoons
    • Xtranormal - Text to movies!
    • Scratch-animate and game maker
  • 13. Exploring Tools
    • Please choose 1 or 2 tools that you would like to use in the classroom and try using it