Digital Storytelling

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Digital Storytelling

  1. 1. “ Where I am From” Digital Poetry A lesson in integrating technology By Colleen Graves Denton Independent School District "Digital storytelling takes the ancient art of oral storytelling and engages a palette of technical tools to weave personal tales using images, graphics, music, and sound mixed together with the author's own story voice." Bernajean Porter
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  3. 3. What do we want to do? <ul><li>Be actively engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate technology with writing </li></ul><ul><li>Explore ways to meet the needs of visual learners and other types multiple intelligences </li></ul>
  4. 4. Research- “The Learning Cycle” David Kolb from Dewey, Piaget, Lewin <ul><li>Deep Learning (learning for real comprehension) comes from a sequence of: </li></ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Abstraction </li></ul><ul><li>Active testing </li></ul>
  5. 5. Research cont. <ul><li>“ Reflection is a search for connections.” -James Zull </li></ul><ul><li>“ ...our experiences must matter in our lives if we are to learn from them.” -James Zull </li></ul><ul><li>“ Storytelling builds community”- Tom Banaszewski </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why use Technology? <ul><li>Strategies that promote “Intrinsic Motivation” and maintain the process of Lifelong learning: Wikis, Blogs, Digital Storytelling, Games </li></ul><ul><li>These types of strategies promote learner ownership of content, purpose and process. </li></ul><ul><li>From: Barrett, H. (2005). Storytelling in higher education: A theory of reflection on practice to support deep learning. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Windows Movie Maker Instruction <ul><li>See attached Helpsheet </li></ul>
  8. 8. Student Examples <ul><li>Let’s visit a webpage and view an example: </li></ul><ul><li>http://leader.louisville.edu/ edtl / kajder /outside_in/chapters. htm </li></ul><ul><li>Show Student Sounder Videos </li></ul>
  9. 9. Links to check out <ul><li>Techie Blog: http://www.ncs-tech.org/?p=645 </li></ul><ul><li>Digital storytelling across the content areas: http://leader.louisville.edu/edtl/kajder/outside_in/blc_digstory. htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://bringingtheoutsidein.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Tech Savvy English Classroom: http://www.techsavvyenglish.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Digital Storytelling : http://www.storycenter.org/ </li></ul>
  10. 10. More Links: <ul><li>Examples of Digital Stories: http://leader.louisville.edu/edtl/kajder/outside_in/chapters. htm </li></ul><ul><li>MovieMaker Tutorial with screen shots: http://leader.louisville.edu/edtl/kajder/outside_in/chapters. htm </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll down and look for Movie Maker Tutorial &quot;Part one&quot; and &quot;Part Two&quot; </li></ul>
  11. 11. Bibliography <ul><li>Salpeter, Judy (2005) Telling Tales with Technology retrieved June 6, 2007 from Tech Learning website: http://www.techlearning.com/shared/printableArticle.php?articleID=60300276 </li></ul><ul><li>Barrett, H. (2005). Storytelling in higher education: A theory of reflection on practice to support deep learning . Technology and Teacher Education Annual 2005. Charlottesville, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, pages 1878-1883. PowerPoint slides online at: http://electronicportfolios.com/portfolios/Kean.pdf </li></ul>
  12. 12. Bibliography cont. <ul><li>Banaszewski, T. (2002). Digital storytelling finds its place in the classroom . Multimedia Schools Retrieved June 6, 2007 from Infotoday website: http://www.infotoday.com/MMSchools/jan02/banaszewski. htm </li></ul>

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