Heroes Without Capes
Participate and share : Poster
Thursday, December 3, 1:30–2:30 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Debbie Bohanan Danielle Abernethy
Everyday heroes are often unseen. After hurricanes, our town quickly found out there were more heroes than we ever knew. Learn how students told the stories of local heroes through digital storytelling, comics and posters as a way to promote community service.
|Audience:||Coaches, Library media specialists, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices not needed|
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Since this is a poster or snapshot session, no apps are needed by the attendees. Equipment for the poster includes the monitor. We will have our iPads and laptops to connect and share with.|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
|Influencer Disclosure:||This session includes a presenter that indicated a “material connection” to a brand that includes a personal, family or employment relationship, or a financial relationship. See individual speaker menu for disclosure information.|
Heroes without Capes is an instructional plan to introduce Digital Storytelling while raising awareness about the different ways that people serve the community. Storytelling allows the students to work on their interviewing skills of the hero, their ability to storyboard/organize the story and decision making skills for what should be included in the visual and written part of the story, along with deciding the best tools to tell and share their story. These are all ways to meet the ISTE standards and a variety of Common Core ELA standards. Not only that but the students will become more aware of their community and the needs of the community, and therefore will learn ways that they can serve to improve the community they live in.
https://www.digitales.us/about/ http://creativeeducator.tech4learning.com/v04/articles/Take_Six Digital Storytelling in the Classroom: New Media Pathways to Literacy, Learning, and Creativity 2nd Edition by Jason Ohler (Author) http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/page.cfm?id=27&cid=27&sublinkid=30 https://elearningindustry.com/digital-storytelling-an-efficient-and-engaging-learning-activity https://repository.asu.edu/attachments/93320/content//tmp/package-fD9mbW/Gordon_asu_ 0010E_11221.pdf
Danielle's passion for educational technology began in 1997 when all she had access to was a computer in a closet of the media center with Internet. As a former technology coach, DEN STAR, DEN Leader and member of other educational organizations, she has learned the power of networking. Danielle collaborates with Heather on various classroom activities throughout the year. She has presented at FETC, SCEDTech, GAETC, and ISTE. Danielle is also an executive member of the Digital Storytelling Network of ISTE.