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  1. 1. Digital Storytelling<br />Inviting the Past into the Future<br />By Linda Cucinella<br />
  2. 2. Storytelling was the original means to:<br />Teach<br />Entertain<br />Recall History<br />Explain culture, religion and family relations<br />Storytelling Through the Ages<br />
  3. 3. Through oral tradition until<br /> civilizations developed written communication.<br />Then Gutenberg created the first printing press in 1450.<br />Stories were told…<br />
  4. 4. has continued to evolve to meet the needs of today’s digital native. <br />Storytelling of today…<br />
  5. 5. Computers<br />MP3 Players<br />Skype<br />Video Games<br />Social Networking<br />Text is now competing with…<br />
  6. 6. the avenue to reach our youth.<br />Research indicates changes in <br /><ul><li>Perceptual,
  7. 7. Cognitive &
  8. 8. Communicative</li></ul> …styles have been brought on by the pervasiveness of digital media (Gunter, 2008).<br />Digital Storytelling is…<br />
  9. 9. Digital stories engage students in…<br /><ul><li>Creative story exposure
  10. 10. Exploring various genres
  11. 11. Expressing writing skills
  12. 12. Developing a love of literacy
  13. 13. Demonstrating technology capabilities
  14. 14. Collaboration
  15. 15. Employing spatial intelligence </li></li></ul><li>Digital story telling and the creation of digital stories<br />afford a motivating experience toward encouraging literacy, writing and creativity to students of the digital age.<br />
  16. 16. Fischer, M. (2004). Voice of experience. Education World. Retrieved from http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/voice131.shtml<br />Gunter, G., & Kenny, R. (2008). Digital booktalk: digital media for reluctant readers. CITE, 8 (1). Retrieved from http://www.citejournal.org/vol8/iss1/currentpractice/article1.cfm<br />Shelly, G., Gunter, G., & Gunter, R. (2010). Integrating technology and digital media in the classroom. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.<br />References<br />

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