Digital Storytelling	<br />For Beginners<br />
Choose Photos That Tell a Story<br />
Choose Photos That Tell a Story<br />
Elements of an interesting digital story:<br />A point of view – “Wow; I didn’t know that it was so difficult to grow rice...
Use the first person in your stories.<br />I’ve never seen sunflowers growing in a field before.  <br />
Dramatic Question:<br />How would I survive without my parents for three days?<br />What do the symbols in Phi Mai mean an...
Emotional Content<br />Connect to your audience.<br />Make them laugh.<br />Make them cry.<br />
Topics 		 Ideas<br />Everyday life      	<br />Transportation	<br />Food<br />Leisure Activities<br />Crafts<br />Culture<...
Themes instead of Topics<br />What I learned<br />How my thinking changed<br />Connections between my life and the lives o...
How about a poem?<br />You can read or write a poem for parts of your digital story<br />Two roads diverged in a wood and ...
Use Quotes to Begin or End your Story<br />“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”<br />B...
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Digitalstorytellingforbeginners

  1. 1. Digital Storytelling <br />For Beginners<br />
  2. 2. Choose Photos That Tell a Story<br />
  3. 3. Choose Photos That Tell a Story<br />
  4. 4. Elements of an interesting digital story:<br />A point of view – “Wow; I didn’t know that it was so difficult to grow rice!”<br />A dramatic question – “Who lived here?”<br />Emotional content – “It made me so happy to see the children at the pre-school when they saw us coming up the path.”<br />Not too long or too short<br />Sound. Music, voice, sound effects.<br />
  5. 5. Use the first person in your stories.<br />I’ve never seen sunflowers growing in a field before. <br />
  6. 6. Dramatic Question:<br />How would I survive without my parents for three days?<br />What do the symbols in Phi Mai mean and who put them there?<br />Where does the food that we eat come from?<br />What did I learn from farmers and villagers?<br />
  7. 7. Emotional Content<br />Connect to your audience.<br />Make them laugh.<br />Make them cry.<br />
  8. 8. Topics Ideas<br />Everyday life <br />Transportation <br />Food<br />Leisure Activities<br />Crafts<br />Culture<br />History<br />Compare and Contrast<br />Explain how Something Works<br />Explain the History of Something<br />Ask Questions<br />Persuade Your Audience<br />
  9. 9. Themes instead of Topics<br />What I learned<br />How my thinking changed<br />Connections between my life and the lives of the people I visited<br />Taking risks and trying new things<br />Reaching Out to Another<br />Growing Up or Changing as a Person<br />Unexpected Outcomes<br />
  10. 10. How about a poem?<br />You can read or write a poem for parts of your digital story<br />Two roads diverged in a wood and I<br />I took the one less travelled by<br />And that has made all the difference<br />
  11. 11. Use Quotes to Begin or End your Story<br />“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”<br />Ben Franklin<br />

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