Digital Storytelling

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Digital Storytelling:

Digital Storytelling LCM Technology Professional Development January 16, 2012

What is it?:

What is it? digital story (dig.i.tal sto.ry) A short, first-person video-narrative created by combining recorded voice, still and moving images, and music or other sounds. Definition from the Center for Digital Storytelling


Digital stories can be … Persuasive Instructional Historical Reflective View my 1 st story… Public Service Announcement (PSA) Purpose

Educational opportunities:

Educational opportunities Applies to nearly any subject Taps into various learning styles Suited for individual or group collaboration Requires storyteller to dig deep, reflect, and gain meaning beyond the facts

Educational opportunities:

Educational opportunities Gives students a voice Increases the information literacy of students Suited for e-portfolios Develops innovation and creativity Creates learning on intellectual property

Teaching & Learning:

Teaching & Learning Focus is on CONTENT, not TECHNOLOGY Limit the flashy features with ‘bells and whistles’ Maintain high expectations Apply rigorous standards Remember to tell them “LESS is MORE”

Sample Stories:

Sample Stories Young Brave Hearts on Digiclub For the Love of the Game , by Kevin Lichtenberg Teachers , by the Apple Teacher Institute

Recommended Reading:

Recommended Reading The Art of Digital Storytelling Advanced Thinking in Digital Storytelling Tell a Story, Become a Lifelong Learner

Afternoon session:

Take Six ( Bernajean Porter) Living Inside Your Story Unfolding Lessons Learned Developing Creative Tension Economizing the Story Told Showing Not Telling Developing Craftsmanship Afternoon session Seven Elements (Center for DS) Point of View Dramatic Question Emotional Content Gift of your Voice Power of the Soundtrack Economy Pacing

How to tools:

How to tools Check LCMsecondarypd Wiki for resources: Storytelling Rubric - from the Center for Digital Storytelling Storyboard-most important step Soundtrack, use Images

Thank you:

Thank you When the ancient tradition of storytelling meets the digital age, learning blossoms.