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DigitalStorytelling   Jennifer Gingerich   jennifergingerich@mac.com   Presentation materials available at   https://sites...
DescriptionDigital storytelling is a form of project-basedlearning that involves combining text, images,audio,and video to...
Think About It What is the biggest benefit to making movies in the classroom? Why? What is the biggest hurdle to making mov...
Biggest Benefits to Making Movies in the Classroom
Biggest Hurdles to Making Movies in the Classroom
ScaffoldProject ‣Story ‣Paragraph ‣Sentence ‣Word
Project Possibilities• Digital Poetry • Digital Report• Digital Riddle • Fast Fiction• Historical     • Vocabulary Documen...
Scaffold Skills‣Photos‣Text‣Music‣Voice‣Video‣Effects
Photos                  Music                  Citations   Sounds             Video Segments              Web Sites       ...
Movie Creation Tools       Garage Band        iMovie             KeynoteMac        PhotoStory    Movie Maker           Pow...
Gradual Release of ResponsibilityI do... whole class, modelWe do... pairs, structured, timelinesYou do... small groups, ro...
4 First Photo Projects               Students take on a role in history and Historical    tell a first person account of an...
GarageBand Enhanced Podcast          for Photo Projects on a Mac1. Gather Photos/Slides in iPhoto         2. Record Narrat...
PhotoStory 3 Simplicityfor Photo Projects on a Windows Machine1. Import and Arrange Photos   2. Add Titles to Photos   3. ...
• Take student photos       Historical and apply sepia                           Documentary• Use historical photos and/or...
plan photos, titles, narration, and timing
• Distribute Photos• Write poem          Digital Poetry• Storyboard it ~ 30 seconds• Import Photos• Add Titles• Add Sound ...
Created by        Digital PoetryPHOTO                  Title:PHOTO              1PHOTO              2PHOTO              3P...
• Any grade level, any Digital Riddle  curriculum• Use just one photo!• Add the same photo 4 times• Zoom in to match the 3...
•   Focus on a         Fast Fiction    literary element• 5 Photos• 5 Sentences• Record your    story - fluency    and expre...
4 First Video ProjectsVoiceover     Student writes report and records this as  Video           the new soundtrack for a vi...
• Use editable video segment   Digital Report• Remove Audio• Write Report• Read and Record Report as Voiceover• Can Add Pe...
•   Assign            Vocab Videos    vocabulary word• Text definition    with image• Video of your    example• BrainyFlix....
• The Power of       Advertisement Persuasion• Complimentary text, images, and audio• Move from Consumers to Producers• Th...
Paper Slide Videos• Assign concept to  explain• Students write  script• Create paper slides• PRACTICE!• Take Video        ...
Music Video• Download Song & Lyrics iamlodge.com• Watch Kinesthetic Lectures or Make up Your Own Moves• Divide into groups...
Next Steps Evaluate        Share LocallyPost Online   Global Partnerships
Create a Rubric at RubistarAssess across content, writing, and technical categories.
Think Pair ShareWhich digital storytelling project interests you most. How would you modify and connect this toyour curric...
Tips for Project Success• Scaffold projects/skills over the year• Gradual Release of Responsibility --  whole class, pairs...
Media Collection Sites•Discovery streaming       •NASA Multimediaunitedstreaming.com         •nasa.gov/multimedia•Wikimedi...
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  1. 1. DigitalStorytelling Jennifer Gingerich jennifergingerich@mac.com Presentation materials available at https://sites.google.com/site/edtechsimple Video samples available at http://goo.gl/jl8zM
  2. 2. DescriptionDigital storytelling is a form of project-basedlearning that involves combining text, images,audio,and video to tell a story. See how to engageyour students in higher levels of thinking as theycreate movies to show their level of understandingabout a curricular concept. Digital Stories can comein a variety of formats (poetry, riddles,documentaries) and can be produced in any contentarea (math in the real world, a science explanation,or a literary interpretation). Explore a wide variety oftechnology tools and applications to create simple tosophisticated digital stories and discuss ways to plan,manage, and assess your students to ensure digitalstorytelling success.
  3. 3. Think About It What is the biggest benefit to making movies in the classroom? Why? What is the biggest hurdle to making movies in the classroom?
  4. 4. Biggest Benefits to Making Movies in the Classroom
  5. 5. Biggest Hurdles to Making Movies in the Classroom
  6. 6. ScaffoldProject ‣Story ‣Paragraph ‣Sentence ‣Word
  7. 7. Project Possibilities• Digital Poetry • Digital Report• Digital Riddle • Fast Fiction• Historical • Vocabulary Documentary Video or Diary
  8. 8. Scaffold Skills‣Photos‣Text‣Music‣Voice‣Video‣Effects
  9. 9. Photos Music Citations Sounds Video Segments Web Sites Use a Digital Kit*Distribute via thumb drive, CD, shared folder, Picasa Web Album
  10. 10. Movie Creation Tools Garage Band iMovie KeynoteMac PhotoStory Movie Maker PowerPointPC XtraNormal VoiceThreadWeb StoryKit Show Me EduCreations VideoliciousiPad
  11. 11. Gradual Release of ResponsibilityI do... whole class, modelWe do... pairs, structured, timelinesYou do... small groups, roles, independence
  12. 12. 4 First Photo Projects Students take on a role in history and Historical tell a first person account of an event.Documentary Use a mix of “aged and staged” student photos and primary source documents. Students give three clues to answer the Digital riddle “What am I?” Use one photo, Riddle importing four times. Zoom in for each clue, and zoom out to reveal answer. Any form of poetry will do: Haiku, Bio Digital Poem, GLAD Chant. Match up with Poem curriculum or vocabulary. Record voices or insert titles. Five photos and five sentences to tell a story or demonstrate a literary deviceFast Fiction - tone, mood, metaphor, simile, hyperbole, alliteration, onomatopoeia...
  13. 13. GarageBand Enhanced Podcast for Photo Projects on a Mac1. Gather Photos/Slides in iPhoto 2. Record Narration3. Add Audio Loops: 4. Add Photos/Slides 5. Export and playJingles, Stingers, and (or even video) in Quicktime Sound Effects
  14. 14. PhotoStory 3 Simplicityfor Photo Projects on a Windows Machine1. Import and Arrange Photos 2. Add Titles to Photos 3. Record 4. Import or Create 5. Export to Narration Background Music play in WMP
  15. 15. • Take student photos Historical and apply sepia Documentary• Use historical photos and/or primary source documents Text• Use Essential and Guiding historical questions• Written narrative and voice are crucial
  16. 16. plan photos, titles, narration, and timing
  17. 17. • Distribute Photos• Write poem Digital Poetry• Storyboard it ~ 30 seconds• Import Photos• Add Titles• Add Sound ~ music and/or narration• Export and Share
  18. 18. Created by Digital PoetryPHOTO Title:PHOTO 1PHOTO 2PHOTO 3PHOTO Citations:
  19. 19. • Any grade level, any Digital Riddle curriculum• Use just one photo!• Add the same photo 4 times• Zoom in to match the 3 clues• Zoom out to reveal answer
  20. 20. • Focus on a Fast Fiction literary element• 5 Photos• 5 Sentences• Record your story - fluency and expression!
  21. 21. 4 First Video ProjectsVoiceover Student writes report and records this as Video the new soundtrack for a video. Student groups each act out/lip sync a Music portion of an educational song. Hint: Video Check out the Lodge McCammon songs Students work in groups to create paperPaper Slide slides to explain a concepts and then Video record a one shot video.Vocabulary Students act out a vocabulary word and Video supply a definition using titles.
  22. 22. • Use editable video segment Digital Report• Remove Audio• Write Report• Read and Record Report as Voiceover• Can Add Personal Element
  23. 23. • Assign Vocab Videos vocabulary word• Text definition with image• Video of your example• BrainyFlix.com ~ SAT prep
  24. 24. • The Power of Advertisement Persuasion• Complimentary text, images, and audio• Move from Consumers to Producers• Think Critically
  25. 25. Paper Slide Videos• Assign concept to explain• Students write script• Create paper slides• PRACTICE!• Take Video http://bit.ly/nJpcQ4
  26. 26. Music Video• Download Song & Lyrics iamlodge.com• Watch Kinesthetic Lectures or Make up Your Own Moves• Divide into groups for verses/chorus• PRACTICE!!!• Take Video
  27. 27. Next Steps Evaluate Share LocallyPost Online Global Partnerships
  28. 28. Create a Rubric at RubistarAssess across content, writing, and technical categories.
  29. 29. Think Pair ShareWhich digital storytelling project interests you most. How would you modify and connect this toyour curriculum and instruction?
  30. 30. Tips for Project Success• Scaffold projects/skills over the year• Gradual Release of Responsibility -- whole class, pairs, groups• Use a Digital Kit• Pre-production is the crucial step• Stay together to minimize chaos• Narrow choices and set timer• Tackle one skill/task at a time• Use Techsperts
  31. 31. Media Collection Sites•Discovery streaming •NASA Multimediaunitedstreaming.com •nasa.gov/multimedia•Wikimedia •Find Sounds • commons.wikimedia.org •findsounds.com• American Memory •Arkive Collection •arkive.org • memory.loc.gov •YouTube• FreePlay Music •convert with zamzar.com • freeplaymusic.com
  32. 32. KeyLearning Muddiest Point

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