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, Creative Constructor and ISTE for the last 20 years.
Debbie Bohanan has taught for over 30 years in Osceola County, FL. She has worked with students from K-12 grade. She is currently teaching digital video at an at-risk school for students in grades 8-12. Debbie holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, a master’s degree in Education Media Design and Technology, is a national board certified teacher for over 20 years, ESOL Endorsed and certified in Technology (6-12). Her networks include the Discovery Educator Network and Leadership Council, MIE, TIE, Nourished Teachers and the ISTE Digital Storytelling Network. She has presented at FETC, ISTE Live, and Creative Constructor Lab.
This interactive field trip is based on "Once Upon a Nation Storytelling Benches" and the book "Knuffle Bunny," bringing the rich historical stories of Philadelphia alive. Learn how to create your own story at a historical site, complete with digital images, sound, text and drawings, and then share it digitally.
Purpose & objective
This session is all about modeling digital storytelling with historical context and then publishing the work for others to learn from.
I. Introductions of presenters and the site location A. Presenters B. Storyteller (3-5 minute story) II. Storytelling elements (10 minutes) A. Audio story vs Digital story B. Photographs III. The Storytelling Cycle (5 minutes) IV. Introduction of Tools (10 minutes) *Philadelphia offers free wi-fi in the city. We will provide accounts for participants. V. Hands On Time (45 minutes) V. Publishing and Sharing the Story (15 minutes) VI. Connections across the curriculum (15 minutes) VII. Closing