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Monday, June 24, 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 13

Gretchen Sting  
People's Choice winner. Have you always wanted to try a digital storytelling project but it seemed too complicated? Digital Storytelling 101 gives everything you need! An outline of steps, differentiation ideas and assessment techniques get you started. A list of resources and tools provides everything you need. Create your own example.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Storytelling/multimedia
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Language arts, ESL
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
  • Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
  • Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

1. As a result of this session, participants will be able to locate opportunities in curriculum to use digital storytelling as a way to present knowledge and meet and exceed learning objectives.
2. As a result of the session, participants will understand how to lead students successfully through the digital storytelling process.
3. As a result if this session, participants will be able to determine ways to evaluate the effectiveness of students digital storytelling projects.

Digital Storytelling 101 is your first class in digital storytelling.  Enhance 21st Century Skills with the use of digital storytelling.  With digital storytelling, engage, enhance, and and extend your students' knowledge within your standards and curriculum.  Digital Storytelling can begin very simply, and become more extensive if you choose.  Use digital storytelling as a formative, or summative assessment.  Twelve  easy steps beings success to starting your first digital storytelling project.  This session is interactive and you will be able to create a short digital storytelling project.

Supporting research

1. https://www.storycenter.org
2. http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/
3. https://www.edutopia.org/digital-storytelling-classroom
4. https://www.wevideo.com/blog/for-schools/raising-the-bar-for-higher-education-with-digital-storytelling/
5. https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1082416.pdf
6. https://www.coursera.org/learn/digital-storytelling
7. Jason Ohler: http://www.jasonohler.com/storytelling/assessmentWIX.cfm
8. https://blog.buncee.com/digital-storytelling-with-jason-ohler/
11. http://www.ctl.uga.edu/digital-storytelling
12. https://storycorps.org/theme/teachers/?gclid=Cj0KCQiAkfriBRD1ARIsAASKsQKqxv_r5oaCnOtAnOZQHl46eumIdESvi3B5nUDrMSrBXjMec19ilioaAkDJEALw_wcB
13. https://edtechteacher.org/8-steps-to-great-digital-storytelling-from-samantha-on-edudemic/
15. http://www.socialbrite.org/2010/07/15/digital-storytelling-a-tutorial-in-10-easy-steps/
17. http://electronicportfolios.org/digistory/howto.html

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Gretchen Sting, Mount Laurel Public Schools/Source for Learning

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