STEM “STEM Education attempts to transform the typical teacher- centered classroom by encouraging a curriculum that is driven by problem- solving, discovery, exploratory learning, and require students to actively engage a situation in order to find its solution.” - DRPF Consultants, DRPFconsultants.com
STEM Student-centered Cross-curricular Critical thinking across disciplines Opportunities for PBL Exercise the creative process
“The 1980’s called. They want their worksheets back.” - unknown #edchat user, Twitter
What is Digital Storytelling? Using a digital tools to tell a story Organize Create Narrate Storyboard Brainstorm Audio Images Publish
Easy to answer the what and the how.But…. WHY?
Why should I use digital storytelling? What are thelearning outcomes?
Why Digital Storytelling? encourages critical thinking promotes collaboration builds visual literacy gives students a voice offers students a chance to contribute, not just consume *Writing trumps technology
Blooms Digital Image: Andrew Churches, edorigami.wikispaces.com
Types of Stories Personal narratives Recount or examine historical events Inform or instruct
Process Frame Essential Question Write Create Share