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Amp Up Your Booktalks! Tradition meets Tech
Think about it… <ul><li>65% of children already online prior to their teen years – they don’t see technology and “new “ fo...
Two Worlds, One Universe <ul><li>Think about it….students who are digital natives are becoming…. literary immigrants </li>...
Old vs. New <ul><li>Displays </li></ul><ul><li>to </li></ul><ul><li>Powerpoints </li></ul><ul><li>to  </li></ul><ul><li>DI...
Types of videocasts <ul><li>Movie-type production </li></ul><ul><li>Film clip </li></ul><ul><li>Person filming him/herself...
Where to Find ‘Em <ul><li>Websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For specific books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Created by specific...
Web/OS Applications  <ul><li>Web: </li></ul><ul><li>Animoto </li></ul><ul><li>One True Media </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </...
Photo websites
Music websites
Creating videocasts…  my personal parameters <ul><li>Envision your final project –  </li></ul><ul><li>objects </li></ul><u...
Creating continued… <ul><li>Using your vision, make a keyword list to help you with your search.  </li></ul><ul><li>Always...
Rules/ Suggestions <ul><li>Do NOT write a paragraph on a slide! </li></ul><ul><li>Become a character to tell the story or ...
Rules/Suggestions <ul><li>Be careful of formatting in your videocasts </li></ul><ul><li>Videocasts should last as long as ...
Backgrounds:   www.grsites.com www.presentationpro.com Research:   Zero to Six: Electronic Media in the Lives of Infants, ...
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Amp Up Your Booktalk

  1. 1. Amp Up Your Booktalks! Tradition meets Tech
  2. 2. Think about it… <ul><li>65% of children already online prior to their teen years – they don’t see technology and “new “ forms as new </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(NCREL and Metri Group, 2003) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>In a study by the Kaiser Foundation, children ages 0-6 spend about two hours per day using screen media and only an average of 39 minutes reading or being read to </li></ul>
  3. 3. Two Worlds, One Universe <ul><li>Think about it….students who are digital natives are becoming…. literary immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>They won’t buy into the importance of the value of text because of the preponderance of technology in their daily lives </li></ul><ul><li>In order for teens to buy into our world, we must give them more interactive forms of narratives instead of just a piece of literature </li></ul><ul><li>(Robert Kenny, Ph.D, “Digital Narrative as a Curriculum Framework) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Old vs. New <ul><li>Displays </li></ul><ul><li>to </li></ul><ul><li>Powerpoints </li></ul><ul><li>to </li></ul><ul><li>DIGITAL </li></ul>
  5. 5. Types of videocasts <ul><li>Movie-type production </li></ul><ul><li>Film clip </li></ul><ul><li>Person filming him/herself reading from the book </li></ul>
  6. 6. Where to Find ‘Em <ul><li>Websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For specific books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Created by specific people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Book publishers </li></ul><ul><li>Youtube </li></ul><ul><li>NHS website </li></ul><ul><li>Author(s ) websites/spotlights </li></ul>
  7. 7. Web/OS Applications <ul><li>Web: </li></ul><ul><li>Animoto </li></ul><ul><li>One True Media </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>OS: </li></ul><ul><li>Photostory </li></ul><ul><li>Moviemaker </li></ul><ul><li>Powerpoint </li></ul>
  8. 8. Photo websites
  9. 9. Music websites
  10. 10. Creating videocasts… my personal parameters <ul><li>Envision your final project – </li></ul><ul><li>objects </li></ul><ul><li>emotions </li></ul><ul><li>situations </li></ul><ul><li>places </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure these are major elements in the book! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Creating continued… <ul><li>Using your vision, make a keyword list to help you with your search. </li></ul><ul><li>Always think of alternative images if you cannot find what you’re looking for </li></ul><ul><li>Find music to match the mood of the book </li></ul>
  12. 12. Rules/ Suggestions <ul><li>Do NOT write a paragraph on a slide! </li></ul><ul><li>Become a character to tell the story or be an omniscient voice </li></ul><ul><li>Give the ending a cliffhanger hook or… </li></ul><ul><li>End the videocast with questions (i.e. booktalking). DON’T give away the ending!! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Rules/Suggestions <ul><li>Be careful of formatting in your videocasts </li></ul><ul><li>Videocasts should last as long as a typical booktalk book – two minutes (or thereabouts) </li></ul><ul><li>Do more personal booktalking than videocasts – shows you READ </li></ul><ul><li>Do NOT substitute a videocast without reading the book!! </li></ul><ul><li>Use more than one application for booktalking </li></ul>
  14. 14. Backgrounds: www.grsites.com www.presentationpro.com Research: Zero to Six: Electronic Media in the Lives of Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers http://www.kff.org/entmedia/3378.cfm A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Teaching and Learning With Technology on Student Outcomes http://www.ncrel.org/tech/effects2/ Kenny, Robert, Ph.D. “ Digital Narrative as a Curriculum Framework.” http://www.units.muohio.edu/codeconference/papers/papers/Kenny%20Gunter%20paper.pdf

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