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  1. 1. DIGITAL STORYTELLING Wendy Sigele Caren Kimbarovsky Briana Allen
  2. 2. AGENDA <ul><li>10 Minutes: </li></ul><ul><li> Tech Intro Information </li></ul><ul><li>40 Minutes:     </li></ul><ul><li>     What is Digital Storytelling? ---(content telling) </li></ul><ul><li>           Elements of a digital storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>           Benefits of Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>            Types of storytelling            StoryBoard </li></ul><ul><li>           Copyright - quick take </li></ul><ul><li>            Rubric Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>            Links to use                 </li></ul><ul><li>10 minute Break </li></ul><ul><li>15 minutes: </li></ul><ul><li>Tools for storytelling -- Show Animoto </li></ul><ul><li>Samples </li></ul><ul><li>How To </li></ul><ul><li>30 minute --- Explore Animoto Yourself! </li></ul><ul><li>5 minute Break </li></ul><ul><li>20 minutes: </li></ul><ul><li>Tools for storytelling -- VoiceThread </li></ul><ul><li>Samples </li></ul><ul><li>How To </li></ul><ul><li>45 minute --- Explore VoiceThread Yourself! </li></ul><ul><li>5 Minute Evaluation </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Digital StoryTelling? <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Storytelling is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling.   </li></ul><ul><li>Digital stories derive their power by weaving images, music, narrative and voice together, thereby giving deep dimension and vivid color to characters, situations, experiences, and insights. Tell your story now digitally.   </li></ul><ul><li>  - Leslie Rule, Digital Storytelling Association </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Storytelling is a  means of communicating narrative and non-narrative concepts using a variety of formats </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Elements of Digital Content Storytelling <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. For Teachers...if the teacher creates it..... Digital Storytelling is a <ul><li>Way to present new material </li></ul><ul><li>Way to give background knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Hook...way to get them to be interested </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancement for current lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Helpful way to retain new information </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling&quot; by Bernard R. Robin </li></ul>
  6. 6. For Students...if the Student creates it...Digital Storytelling <ul><li>Generates Interest </li></ul><ul><li>Tunes in to students' creative talents </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for expression of ideas and opinions </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes narration.  </li></ul><ul><li>Appeals to students with diverse learning styles. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling&quot; by Bernard R. Robin </li></ul>
  7. 7. Students engaged in Digital storytelling.... <ul><li>Develop: </li></ul><ul><li>Research Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Organization Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Interview Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Problem-Solving Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment Skills </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling&quot; by Bernard R. Robin </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  8. 8. In addition Student Literacies are addressed... <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>• Digital Literacies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>• Global Literacies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>• Technology Literacies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>• Visual Literacies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>• Informational Literacies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling&quot; by Bernard R. RobinΩ </li></ul>
  9. 9. What kinds of Digital Storytelling are out there? <ul><li>* Personal Narratives </li></ul><ul><li>* Digital Stories that Examine Historical Events </li></ul><ul><li>* Stories that Inform or Instruct' </li></ul><ul><li>* Character Stories (relationship with another person) </li></ul><ul><li>* Memorial Stories - Honoring and remembering </li></ul><ul><li>* Adventure Stories </li></ul><ul><li>* Accomplishment Stories - achievement of a goal </li></ul><ul><li>* Special Places </li></ul><ul><li>* What I do - profession, hobby, social commitment </li></ul><ul><li>* Recovery Stories - overcoming challenges </li></ul><ul><li>* Love Stories </li></ul><ul><li>* Discovery Stories </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling&quot; by Bernard R. Robin </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  10. 10. Once you have the idea, assignment, tool to use, etc. then.....
  11. 11. StoryBoard IT! <ul><li>A storyboard helps you: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define the parameters of a story within available resources and time  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize and focus a story  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>put down images </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>narration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>effects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>sounds </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Figure out what medium to use for each part of the story  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Storyboards can be done: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>• Using Posterboard/butcher paper/whiteboard with post its </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• Computer Software - Word/Inspiration/Promethean Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>• Pen and Paper </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  12. 12. Storyboard...It's a Process! <ul><li>Pre-Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Drafting </li></ul><ul><li>Revising </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  13. 15. For ease of Copyright.. ..use Creative Commons
  14. 16. Some tools you can use Animoto and VoiceThread
  15. 17. <ul><li>1.  Go to the bottom of the screen to create an account. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Click on the Education link </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3.  Apply for education account.  This may take awhile.  (Today, we have a different alternate way to get a student would) </li></ul>
  16. 18. To Create an Animoto
  17. 21. Classroom Uses <ul><li>Animoto </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>     The Afterlife by Gary Soto </li></ul><ul><li>    The Chocolate War - A long version of a book trailer </li></ul><ul><li>    The Chocolate War Remix -A short version of the original </li></ul><ul><li>    Stories of the American Revolution - this is a web page for a historical DS project done with Briana Allen’s 6th grade students. There are 3 video examples and a bunch of resources.   </li></ul>
  18. 22. <ul><li>What is Voice Thread? </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>How to do a voice thread in one minute. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Free Voice Thread....Cannot allow students to comment unless </li></ul><ul><li>    they have an account. </li></ul><ul><li>ProEducator - One time $10 fee, can have students in your account. </li></ul><ul><li>Class Thread - Can Create classroom threads, so students have  </li></ul><ul><li>    their own log ins. </li></ul><ul><li>Let's Look at it a little more..... </li></ul>
  19. 23. Classroom Uses <ul><li>VoiceThread </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  20. 24. Rubrics/Scoring <ul><li>Tools to use: </li></ul><ul><li>• </li></ul><ul><li>• ReadWriteThink </li></ul><ul><li>• </li></ul><ul><li>• </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas on how to score: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Scoring Voice Thread Participation: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  21. 27. FREE RESOURCES <ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  22. 28. More Tools for Digital Storytelling <ul><li>iMovie </li></ul><ul><li>GarageBand - Podcasting (audio only and video) </li></ul><ul><li>XtraNormal - </li></ul><ul><li>√ </li></ul><ul><li>√ </li></ul><ul><li>√ </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  23. 29. Links for More Digital Storytelling Info <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>