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Igniting Student Creativity Through Digital Storytelling


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Tools and resources for digital storytelling

Igniting Student Creativity Through Digital Storytelling

  1. 1. Jennifer Carrier Dorman
  2. 2. <ul><li>Digital storytelling is the process of writing about a story, and adding the multimedia elements of voice, imagery, and music to create a visual story. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>“ The process of digital storytelling permits students to recapture creativity, develop it, intensify it, apply it, extend it . . .” </li></ul><ul><li>-David Jakes </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Photo Credit - “Snapshot”
  4. 4. <ul><li>Storytelling Ideas and Scaffolding Steps </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>PSA – Public Service Announcement </li></ul><ul><li>Breaking News or Olds Broadcasts </li></ul><ul><li>“ Movie” Trailer (book, article, historical era or event, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Reenactment / Living History </li></ul><ul><li>Oral History </li></ul><ul><li>Documentary or Docu-Drama </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Tour </li></ul><ul><li>Story told from the perspective of an object </li></ul>
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  9. 9. <ul><li>Visit the iCan Festival de Cine </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Stories from one image </li></ul><ul><li>Stories from a sequence of images </li></ul><ul><li>Stories from a sequence of images with specified persona </li></ul><ul><li>Stories from a muted video clip </li></ul><ul><li>Stories from a muted video clip or sequence of images with background sound </li></ul><ul><li>Stories with student-found images and set narrative </li></ul><ul><li>Stories with student-found images and student-created narrative </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>“ Capturing Stories, Capturing Lives: An Introduction to Digital Storytelling” </li></ul><ul><li>- David Jakes </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Plan : Storyboard and Write </li></ul><ul><li>Produce : Record the pieces </li></ul><ul><li>hop : Edit the pieces </li></ul><ul><li>Publish : Share your creation </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Select images and write. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Loop” step 1 with teacher input and feedback in the form of guided questions </li></ul><ul><li>Narrate. </li></ul><ul><li>Apply Motion. </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Finding the Raw Materials </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Discovery Education streaming has thousands of media files that users can download, edit, and remix into their own digital stories. </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Search > “Include Only Editable Titles” </li></ul>
  16. 17. > Search for AFI <ul><li>American Film Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Glossary of film terms </li></ul><ul><li>Storyboard format </li></ul><ul><li>Screenplay format </li></ul><ul><li>Film shots </li></ul><ul><li>Safety procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Three-point and stage lighting </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback protocol </li></ul><ul><li>AFI ScreenNation </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
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  18. 19. <ul><li>primaryAccess is a web-based tool that offers teachers and students frictionless access to digital images and materials that enable them to construct compelling personal narratives . </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Teachers set up a class account at </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teacher assigns activity to class </li></ul><ul><li>Student log in and create their stories </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Check out the users guide </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
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  21. 22. <ul><li>The Library of Congress has been posting photographs with no known copyright restrictions to a Flickr account. </li></ul>
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  23. 24. <ul><li>National Archives primary resources on footnote </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>Use Calisphere Themed Collections to quickly find primary sources for classroom use </li></ul>
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  27. 28. <ul><li>iStockPhoto </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stock Xchng </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stock Vault </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  28. 29. <ul><li>DigiTales Image Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  29. 30. <ul><li>Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. </li></ul><ul><li>It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Download Audacity </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Download the LAME MP3 encoder to export as an MP3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Audacity Tutorials and Installation Instructions </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
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  31. 32. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Terms of Service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you are using Freeplay Music for: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Non-Commercial Use (Non-revenue generating). This excludes broadcast use of any kind, including, without limitation, web, blog, and podcast use; or </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Educational, Non-Commercial use (this is limited to student use on school grounds for in classroom projects- non broadcast) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then Freeplay Music's compositions and recordings may be used without a fee. </li></ul></ul>
  32. 33. <ul><li>Free Music Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ccMixter </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PodSafe Music Network </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Podsafe Audio </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bravenet </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  33. 34. <ul><li>DigiTales Music and Sound Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  34. 35. <ul><li>Software and Internet Applications </li></ul>
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  36. 37. <ul><li>iMovie </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Windows Movie Maker </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Microsoft PhotoStory </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  37. 38. <ul><li>If you don’t want students to use their own e-mail addresses to register for the following Internet applications, try using the Gmail trick. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>G-Mail Trick </li></ul></ul>
  38. 39. <ul><li>Web 2.0 storytelling applications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Image Editors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Editors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media Mashup and Creation Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media Publishing </li></ul></ul>
  39. 40. <ul><li>Picnik </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phixr </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FotoFlexer </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Splashup </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  40. 41. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> / </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  41. 42. <ul><li>Jumpcut </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jaycut </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Movie Masher </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  42. 43. <ul><li>Animoto </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Voicethread </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OneTrueMedia </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bookr </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scrapblog </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BubbleShare </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SlideRoll </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  43. 44. <ul><li>xTimeline </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OurStory </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mnemograph </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For more interactive media timelines visit: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  44. 45. <ul><li>MakeBeliefsComix </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Kerpoof </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Comiqs </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Toonlet </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Toondoo </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  45. 46. <ul><li>Consider student video contests. Check out the DEN blogs for more information: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moonk </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TeacherTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SchoolTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
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