Engaging Student Voice With Cultural Multimedia
Participate and share : Poster
Monday, June 24, 8:00–10:00 am
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 9
Matt Hamilton Cleary Vaughan-Lee
How can multimedia that highlights relevant cultural and social issues be used as a catalyst for student-centered projects? Learn about free, engaging multimedia resources from the Global Oneness Project. See student projects and learn about teacher case studies.
|Audience:||Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators, Library media specialists|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||https://www.globalonenessproject.org/|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Subject area:||Language arts, Social studies|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
This session will introduce teachers to cultural and social multimedia, which explores relevant global issues through film and photography. Participants will learn how teachers use these stories in the classroom in conjunction with student-centered media projects to promote student voice and empowerment.
The following learning objectives will be explored:
-Discover ways to use documentary films for engaged learning to create thoughtful global citizens.
-Learn how to create media projects which integrate cultural and family heritage artifacts.
-Learn practices to engage students actively with creative and critical thought to encourage a classroom community.
-Develop strategies to create project-based learning projects in the classroom.
Cleary Vaughan-Lee is the Executive Director of the Global Oneness Project, an online multimedia platform which offers free documentary films and photo essays and accompanying curricula which highlight the world's global cultures. Since creating the project’s education program, she has conducted numerous workshops across the country and has presented at various regional, national, and international conferences. A regular contributor to Education Week, PBS, Share My Lesson, and TED-Ed, Cleary documents ways digital storytelling can be used in the classroom, highlighting teacher and student voices.The Project’s films and lessons have been featured on The New York Times, National Geographic, PBS, and the Smithsonian.