Digital Storytelling<br />Its About The Skills Not about the Tools<br />
Digital Storytelling<br />… is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Digital stories derive their powe...
What’s in it for me: Teacher<br />Way to present new material<br />Way to give background knowledge<br />Hook...way to get...
What’s in it for me: Teacher<br />Develop:<br />Research Skills<br />Writing Skills<br />Organization Skills<br />Technolo...
What’s in it for me: Teacher<br />Literacy's addressed:<br />Digital<br />Global<br />Technology<br />Visual<br />Informat...
What’s in it for me: Student<br />Generates Interest<br />Tunes in to students' creative talents<br />Allows for expressio...
Student Perspective<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BU1SkaTsv78<br />
Types of Digital Stories<br />
Learning in Action<br />http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/2790 <br />
Take-Away’s<br />
Teachers’ Observations<br />http://www.streetside.org/stories/index.htm<br />http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/2...
The Process<br />
Activity<br />Takeaways?<br />Excited? Why?<br />Insights<br />Elements of the Digital Story?<br />Your Definition<br />Di...
Hardwiring<br />
project-based learning<br />
Project Based Learning<br />Takeaway<br />
Takeaway<br />
critical thinking<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/borghetti/43058749/<br />
writing<br />
voice<br />
personal narrative<br />
communication<br />
real world connections<br />
creativity<br />
assessment<br />
digital literacy<br /> http://flickr.com/photos/oberazzi/318946369/<br />
Examples: Younger Students<br />KG, Presentation, “I am”<br />http://www.watertowncsd.org/index.cfm?bid=5&cid=103<br />Gra...
Examples: Older Students<br />Presentation, Immunity<br />https://www.msu.edu/~terbrack/student%20work/Attack%20of%20the%2...
Activity<br />Takeaways?<br />Benefits in classroom?<br />Benefits for students?<br />
Creation<br />
Takeaway<br />
Activity<br />Takeaways?<br />Components of a digital story?<br />
Collaboration<br />
How to work together on a story…<br />
How to work together on a story…<br />Takeaway<br />
Summary: Project Guidelines<br />
Activity<br />Takeaways?<br />Project in mind? Plans?<br />
Tools<br />
Tools for creating a Digital Story<br />
Photostory<br />http://tccl.rit.albany.edu/knilt/index.php/Unit_II--Lesson_I--Importing_Images_with_Microsoft_Photo_Story<...
Activity<br />Describe your triumphs and/or frustrations when using Microsoft Photo Story / Windows MovieMaker<br />
Examples: PowerPoint Projects<br />
Examples: Photo-Story Projects<br />
Examples: Photo-Story Projects<br />
More Ideas for DS Projects<br />
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  • Have this up as people enter the room
  • Combine Graphics, Text, Audio , Video, MusicTo Communicate about a Theme/ TopicTo Create a Digi-story
  • When the ancient tradition of storytelling meets the digital age, learning blossomsExcitingEngagingCompellingInspiring
  • Life Academy, San Francisco History Project (“Immigration”) Interviewed family members Wrote and Revised scriptsProduced Videos Presented to a Public AudienceWatch this video (“Literacy, ELL, and Digital Storytelling: 21st Century Learning in Action”) to hear these students and their two teachers talk about what made this semester-long history project so powerful for the class and the community.
  • Highlight: Several spoke of how proud they were of what they had written and produced. Others noted that they voluntarily put in more time and effort because they were dealing with issues that mattered to them.Engagement with real-world issuesCareful analysisExcitement about learningInvestment in their own performanceConflict resolutionCommunity Connections
  • Brain-research suggests that human-beings are hardwired to…
  • References Project Learning:Current Researchhttp://www.edutopia.org/project-based-learning-researchConcepts, Benefits, Exampleshttp://www.edutopia.org/project-learningStudent Motivationhttp://www.edutopia.org/start-pyramid
  • Encourages research by helping students invest in issues and engagingthem in dynamic, interactive processes of learning.• Fosters critical thinking skills, helping students think more deeply, clearly,and complexly about content, especially when that content is challenging.It gives them practice in the skills of sequencing, logic, and constructinga persuasive argument. Creating storyboards and then editing storiesreinforces these skills.• Encourages students to write and to work at becoming better writers.Many students don’t think of themselves as writers or are daunted by thewriting process. Writing, revising, and editing scripts for digistories makesthis process natural and enjoyable. It promotes student-initiated revisioninstead of editing according to a teacher’s markups or a grade requirement.• Gives students a voice. It empowers them to find their own unique pointof view and relationship to the material they’re investigating and to expressthat viewpoint more fully and clearly. Many students find that sharing theirdigistories is far less threatening than reading their writing out loud.• Tells a personal narrative. Enables students to share about themselves,such as a key turning point in their life or their family history. Digistoriescan embody the story of someone else, where the student takes on theirpersona and shares from their point of view.• Helps students retain knowledge longer. Researchers at GeorgetownUniversity discovered that the emotional aspect of telling stories improveslearning because it helps students remember what they have learned.• Enhances learning by encouraging students to communicateeffectively. It also promotes classroom discussion, community awareness,global awareness, and a connection between what students do in theclassroom and the wider community. Posting students’ digistory projectson class web sites or school portals reinforces these connections andimproves communication.• Helps students make a connection between what they learn in theclassroom and what goes on outside of the classroom. Digistory projectsare geared toward performance, a skill essential for success in the realworld. They also lend themselves naturally to the form of many commonpublic presentations, such as museum docent talks, photo essays, anddocumentary films, giving students practice in real-world skills.• Encourages creativity, helping students open up new ways of thinkingabout and organizing material. This new medium promotes thedevelopment of multiple channel intelligence and communication,blending intellectual thought, research, emotion, and publiccommunication.• Works well with portfolio assessment. For expert advice on how touse electronic portfolios and digital storytelling for “lifelong and life-widelearning,” visit Dr. Helen Barrett’s web site.• Promotes digital literacy. Becoming proficient in digital skills isfundamental to students’ success in the 21st century.1 Knowledge Retentionhttps://digitalcommons.georgetown.edu/projects/digitalstories/affective-learning/2 Creativityhttps://gdc.georgetown.edu/projects/digitalstories/multimedia-distinctive/2/3/3 Portfolio Assessmenthttp://electronicportfolios.org/Summaryhttp://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/powerpoint.htmlInterviewshttps://digitalcommons.georgetown.edu/projects/digitalstories/Portfolioshttp://electronicportfolios.org/digistory/index.htmlLanguage Learninghttp://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/esl.htmlWriting Skillshttp://www.cec.sped.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Search&amp;template=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm&amp;ContentID=11288Vocational Educationhttp://www.icvet.tafensw.edu.au/ezine/year_2006/feb_apr/feature_digital_storytelling.htm
  • Are critical thinkers.Evaluate information for authenticity, relevance and bias.Evaluate tools for applicability and effectiveness. Intuitively filter and focus.
  • Set the bar high
  • Ref: Pg 5, MS e bookKG, Grade 1-2, Movie, Books we readhttp://www.moviemaking.ecsd.net/Elementary Grades, Movie, Similar Triangleshttp://it.seattleschools.org/BEXlevy/activities/movie-maker/movie-maker/Elementary Grades, Movie, Science Projectshttp://www.sciencekids.co.nz/studentpagesmovies.htmlTibetan Students, Life in Exilehttp://www.bridgesweb.org/projects/gallery-public.htmlStudents Worldwide, Bridges to Understandinghttp://www.bridgesweb.org/Grade 5, e.g. attending a baseball gamehttp://edweb.fdu.edu/folio/FrancoE/ST/MyExamples.htmlElementary Grades, e.g. art, heroes, poetry, decisions, 9/11http://www.dtc.scott.k12.ky.us/technology/digitalstorytelling/studentstories.html
  • Ref: Pg 6, MS e bookPresentation, Vietnam Warhttp://it.seattleschools.org/BEXlevy/activities/office-2007/powerpoint/powerpoint-examples/ESL Student Projects: Black Historyhttp://faculty.lagcc.cuny.edu/eiannotti/Level8.1/videos/Blackhistory.wmvESL Student Projects: More Exampleshttp://faculty.lagcc.cuny.edu/eiannotti/Student Stories : art, health, language, science, math, culture, personal reflection…http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/Stories for Change: passions, friendships, struggles, illnesses, differences…http://storiesforchange.net/topics/youthDigital Storytelling Initiative: showcased storieshttp://dsi.kqed.org/index.php/contest/Niles Township High School: student-made digistorieshttp://www.digitalstories.org/
  • Ref: Pg 7-8, MS e bookHow to use DS in your classroomhttp://www.edutopia.org/use-digital-storytelling-classroomLet your students teach youhttp://www.edutopia.org/economic-stimulus-education-technology-californiaDS Story Center Cookbookhttp://www.storycenter.org/cookbook.pdfHow to use Storyboardinghttp://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/storyboarding.htmlMore on Storyboardinghttp://www.techteachers.com/digstory/storyboards.htmHow to use images: examplehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRR0-7EFhlc&amp;feature=PlayList&amp;p=ADF67E48B06653F3&amp;playnext=1&amp;playnext_from=PL&amp;index=26University of Houston: essentials, tutorials, examples, tips…http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/Center for DS: case-studies, examples, workshops, articles, books…http://www.storycenter.org/Digital Citizenship: free curriculum http://www.digitalcitizenshiped.com/David Brear’s Site: a middle school-teacher collection of resourceshttp://members.shaw.ca/dbrear/dst.htmlMeg Ormiston’s Site: a collection of resources for educatorshttp://www.techteachers.com/digitalstorytelling.htmJudith Rance-Roney’s Article: reflections from a multilingual classroomhttp://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/2812DS Resourceshttp://tech-head.com/dstory.htmCreating Digital Stories: Dr Helen Barrett’s tutorialhttp://www.techteachers.com/digitalstorytelling.htm10 Easy Steps: A tutorial on digital videoshttp://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/2812
  • Ref: Pg 9, MS e book
  • Ref: Pg 9, MS e bookClassroom Management: roles in creating a digistoryhttp://terry-freedman.org.uk/artman/publish/printer_804.php/DigitalDigitales: evaluating digital projectshttp://www.digitales.us/evaluating/index.phpToday’s Teacher: DS student rubrichttp://www.todaysteacher.com/Digital_Storytelling/StudentRubric.pdfUniversity of Houston: using rubrics to evaluate digistorieshttp://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/rubrics.html
  • Ref: Pg 10, MS e book
  • Ref: MS e book Pg 13 (Tutorials)Pg 14-16 (Projects, Resources)
  • Ref: MS e book Pg 17 (Tutorials)Pg 18-19 (Projects, Resources)
  • Ref: MS e book Pg 20-22 (Projects, Resources, Tutorials)
  • Ref: MS e book : Pg 23-24
  • Ref: MS e book : Pg 2450 Questions for family-history interviewshttp://genealogy.about.com/cs/oralhistory/a/interview.htmEveryone can be an oral-historianhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/history/trail/htd_history/oral/recording_oral_hist_01.shtmlResources on interviewing and recording oral-historyhttp://www.library.nashville.org/localhistory/his_spcoll_orhist_guidelines.asp
  • Introduce, livebinders linkShow components: PDF, PPT, Rubric, TutorialsShare ideas about how to use the kit
  • Digital Story Telling

    1. 1.
    2. 2. Digital Storytelling<br />Its About The Skills Not about the Tools<br />
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    6. 6. Digital Storytelling<br />… is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Digital stories derive their power by weaving images, music, narrative and voice together, thereby giving deep dimension and vivid color to characters, situations, experiences, and insights. <br />-- Digital Storytelling Association<br />
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    9. 9. What’s in it for me: Teacher<br />Way to present new material<br />Way to give background knowledge<br />Hook...way to get them to be interested<br />Enhancement for current lessons<br />Helpful way to retain new information<br />"The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling" by Bernard R. Robin<br />
    10. 10. What’s in it for me: Teacher<br />Develop:<br />Research Skills<br />Writing Skills<br />Organization Skills<br />Technology Skills<br />Presentation Skills<br />Interview Skills<br />Interpersonal Skills<br />Problem-Solving Skills<br />Assessment Skills<br />"The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling" by Bernard R. Robin<br />
    11. 11. What’s in it for me: Teacher<br />Literacy's addressed:<br />Digital<br />Global<br />Technology<br />Visual<br />Information<br />"The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling" by Bernard R. Robin<br />
    12. 12. What’s in it for me: Student<br />Generates Interest<br />Tunes in to students' creative talents<br />Allows for expression of ideas and opinions<br />Promotes narration. <br />Appeals to students with diverse learning styles. <br />"The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling" by Bernard R. Robin<br />
    13. 13. Student Perspective<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BU1SkaTsv78<br />
    14. 14. Types of Digital Stories<br />
    15. 15. Learning in Action<br />http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/2790 <br />
    16. 16. Take-Away’s<br />
    17. 17. Teachers’ Observations<br />http://www.streetside.org/stories/index.htm<br />http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/2979<br />http://www.nwp.org/cs/public/print/resource/2961<br />
    18. 18. The Process<br />
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    21. 21. Activity<br />Takeaways?<br />Excited? Why?<br />Insights<br />Elements of the Digital Story?<br />Your Definition<br />Discuss<br />
    22. 22.
    23. 23. Hardwiring<br />
    24. 24. project-based learning<br />
    25. 25. Project Based Learning<br />Takeaway<br />
    26. 26.
    27. 27. Takeaway<br />
    28. 28. critical thinking<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/borghetti/43058749/<br />
    29. 29. writing<br />
    30. 30. voice<br />
    31. 31. personal narrative<br />
    32. 32. communication<br />
    33. 33. real world connections<br />
    34. 34. creativity<br />
    35. 35. assessment<br />
    36. 36. digital literacy<br /> http://flickr.com/photos/oberazzi/318946369/<br />
    37. 37. Examples: Younger Students<br />KG, Presentation, “I am”<br />http://www.watertowncsd.org/index.cfm?bid=5&cid=103<br />Grade 2, Photo Story, “Osiris”<br />http://www.eaglepnt.k12.or.us/Files/Osiris.wmv<br />Grade 2-3, Photo Story, Projects<br />http://www.eaglepnt.k12.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=1894<br />Takeaway<br />
    38. 38. Examples: Older Students<br />Presentation, Immunity<br />https://www.msu.edu/~terbrack/student%20work/Attack%20of%20the%20pathogensKP.ppt<br />Movie, Bernoulli Principle<br />http://it.seattleschools.org/BEXlevy/activities/movie-maker/movie-maker/<br />Photo Story, Puerto Rico<br />http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/places.html<br />Digital Storytelling Initiative: My Potato Story<br />http://dsi.kqed.org/index.php/contest/about/C24/<br />Takeaway<br />
    39. 39. Activity<br />Takeaways?<br />Benefits in classroom?<br />Benefits for students?<br />
    40. 40. Creation<br />
    41. 41. Takeaway<br />
    42. 42. Activity<br />Takeaways?<br />Components of a digital story?<br />
    43. 43. Collaboration<br />
    44. 44. How to work together on a story…<br />
    45. 45. How to work together on a story…<br />Takeaway<br />
    46. 46. Summary: Project Guidelines<br />
    47. 47. Activity<br />Takeaways?<br />Project in mind? Plans?<br />
    48. 48. Tools<br />
    49. 49. Tools for creating a Digital Story<br />
    50. 50. Photostory<br />http://tccl.rit.albany.edu/knilt/index.php/Unit_II--Lesson_I--Importing_Images_with_Microsoft_Photo_Story<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CffwgoacHrI&feature=channel<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNLlix0b4hg&feature=channel<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CByB-y7CPHM&feature=channelCustomized<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LB2eBCqBa1g&feature=channel<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xV_cii-OJ_A&feature=channel<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpPN8NFFODo<br />
    51. 51. Activity<br />Describe your triumphs and/or frustrations when using Microsoft Photo Story / Windows MovieMaker<br />
    52. 52. Examples: PowerPoint Projects<br />
    53. 53. Examples: Photo-Story Projects<br />
    54. 54. Examples: Photo-Story Projects<br />
    55. 55. More Ideas for DS Projects<br />
    56. 56.
    57. 57. More Tools for DS Projects<br />Takeaway<br />
    58. 58. Activity<br />Takeaways?<br />Tool? Examples of use?<br />New tool? Why?<br />
    59. 59. Developed from <br />Microsoft Digital Storytelling E-book<br />Collaborator <br />Mary Lane Potter <br />writer, teacher, editorhttp://members.authorsguild.net/marylapotter<br />
    60. 60. Learner Kit<br />
    61. 61. Tagxedo<br />

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