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Lit And Tech Digital Storytelling Ppt

  1. 1. Digital Storytelling A PowerPoint presentation prepared by Mary Anne Wood ED 5670: Literacy and Technology Summer 2008 Dr. Ludmilla Smirnova
  2. 2. What is Digital Storytelling? <ul><li>Digital Storytelling is the idea of combining the longstanding art of telling stories with any of a variety of available multimedia tools, including graphics, audio, video animation, and Web publishing. </li></ul><ul><li>Digital stories are short, personal multimedia tales told from the heart. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who Can use Digital Storytelling? <ul><li>Digital stories can be created by people (and children) everywhere, on any subject, and shared electronically all over the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Review digital storytelling evaluation checklist at: http://www.coe.uh.edu/digitalstorytelling/evaluation.htm </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why is Digital Storytelling beneficial in the classroom? <ul><li>Appeal to the diverse learning styles of the students by using Digital Storytelling as a presentation media. </li></ul><ul><li>Generate interest, attention and motivation for the &quot;digital generation&quot; kids in our classrooms. </li></ul><ul><li>Capitalize on the creative talents of your own </li></ul><ul><li>students as they begin to research and tell stories of their own. </li></ul><ul><li>Publish student work on the Internet for viewing and critiquing by others. </li></ul><ul><li>. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How can Digital Storytelling be Used? <ul><li>Create a digital story for use as an anticipatory set or hook for a lesson (i.e., students can create a digital story for a topic in Social Studies or Science relevant to the class at the time) </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance current lesson plans with the use of a digital story within a unit. </li></ul><ul><li>Assign student-created stories which requires students to research a topic from a particular point of view. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. Overview of Lesson Plan using Digital Storytelling <ul><li>Incorporates ELA and Technology standards (and any other subject matter the class is studying at the time). </li></ul><ul><li>For anticipatory set, have students watch a digital story that I (the teacher) created with my eight-year old daughter: </li></ul><ul><li>http://mawood-crazymomof4.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Also, students can view a story created about the life of a granny smith apple at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.digitales.us/story_details.php?story_id=103 </li></ul><ul><li>to see how science can be incorporated into a digital story. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Overview of Lesson Plan using Digital Storytelling (cont.) <ul><li>Use age-appropriate evaluation tools for students to compare and contrast various digital storytelling sites. </li></ul><ul><li>After students have properly evaluated several digital story websites, they will create their own digital story. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will work in pairs. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will create a story with a topic currently studied in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will then individually evaluate two digital stories created by their classmates. </li></ul>
  8. 8. References <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Storytelling Website. Retrieved July 28, 2008 from the World Wide Web: http://www.coe.uh.edu/digitalstorytelling/ . </li></ul><ul><li>DigiKids Website. Retrieved July 27, 2008 from the World Wide Web: http://www.adobe.com/education/digkids/ . </li></ul><ul><li>DigiTales Website. Retrieved July 28, 2008 from the World Wide Web: http://www.digitales.us/ . </li></ul><ul><li>ReadWriteThink Website. Retrieved July 29, 2008 from the World Wide Web: http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/storymap/ . </li></ul><ul><li>StoryPlace Website. Retrieved July 27, 2008 from the World Wide Web: http://www.storyplace.org/ . </li></ul>

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