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Digital storytelling for Young and Old

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Slides from a presentation at TESOL Greece 2015

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Digital storytelling for Young and Old

  1. 1. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015 Creative Commons License Photo Credit: sean dreilinger via Compfight
  2. 2. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  3. 3. … language … values … knowledge … cultural identity … cultural awareness Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  4. 4. … cognitive abilities … oracy and literacy … numeracy … ability to concentrate … auditory ability … multiple intelligences … critical thinking … creative thinking Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  5. 5. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  6. 6. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  7. 7. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Purposeful & meaningful Challenging but doable Stimulating & creative Something students can take pride in Something which shows the good results of you being a great teacher! Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  8. 8. • Purposeful & meaningful • Challenging but doable • Stimulating & creative • Something students can take pride in • Something which showcases their acquisition process
  9. 9. •Creaza •Animoto •Voicethread •Goanimate •Storybird http://marisaconstant inides.edublogs.org/2 010/10/27/animated- stories/ (a useful blog post) @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  10. 10. Animoto Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015 •Animoto
  11. 11. A Collaborative Story Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  12. 12. Comics makebeliefscomix
  13. 13. Voki talking avatars
  14. 14. ToonDoo
  15. 15. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  16. 16. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  17. 17. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  18. 18. No longer possible to do
  19. 19. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015 But storytelling… • satisfies the adult learner’s need for meaningful and motivating controlled practice • more concrete evidence of progress • Digital homework – adults are more likely to be motivated to do
  20. 20. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015 Stories …. • can be rehearsed without being boring or meaningless • Can be the basis for great presentation skills • Can improve report writing • can help the adult user establish and maintain better personal and business relationships with other L2 users.
  21. 21. 1. Watch the related video by following this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvkC4t2d9Ok 2. Write a short report after watching the news programme Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  22. 22. Newspaper made with www.fodey.com Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015 Ss’ news report
  23. 23. Read the rest of the article here http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/18/serene-branson-speaks-abo_n_824939.html Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015 ONLY then Ss read original text
  24. 24. Some Voice tools Oral stories
  25. 25. http://www.voxopop.com/topic/d70816cd-aa72-424c-9324-462ac9f70000#.VQ3AkpOUc5A Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015 Ss record an episode in a story or awhole story
  26. 26. Voicethread Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015 Visit my blogpost to hear a voicethread example
  27. 27. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015 Humour & Creativity It cannot be all serious!!!
  28. 28. • Present language • Interpret and dramatize a reading • Create own story – speaking & writing • Lead-in to reading or listening • Natural part of TBL • Creativity and critical thinking • Holistic learning Why use stories – some Aims Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  29. 29. Stories can be memories of travel, anecdotes, adventures, funny incidents Animoto is a great tool for this
  30. 30. Stories help adults with … … language … cultural awareness … social awareness … motivation … oral & written fluency Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  31. 31. Stories help adults develop… Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015 … confidence … social relationships … ability to sustain talk or writing … ability to concentrate … auditory ability … multiple intelligences … critical thinking … creative thinking
  32. 32. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  33. 33. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr TESOL Greece 2015
  34. 34. Read this blog post here and a blogpost on animating stories here
  35. 35. info@celt.edu.gr http://twitter.com/Marisa_C www.celt.edu.gr http://marisaconstantinides.edublogs.org/ http://celtathens.wordpress.com/

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