Thursday, February 23, 2017

Digital Storytelling

To conceptualize the importance of digital storytelling begin by taking yet another look at the ISTE Standards for Students
While completing the rest of the RWLD's try to answer the following questions:
  • How digital storytelling aligns with ISTE Standards for Students?
  • How could you as a teacher use storytelling and digital media in content areas in your classroom?
Explore the website from the University of Huston devoted to the educational use of digital storytelling. http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/ Focus on 7 elements of Digital Storytelling
image by Magdalena Galloway
Read 7 things you should know about Digital Storytelling (.pdf document created by the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative)
http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7021.pdf


Resources for our labs:

Before you even start to think about the video production, you need to create the narrative script.  Learn the screenwriting process in this video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0esIs4_9nU 

You will also need a storyboard to create a video. A storyboard is a visual representation of your sometimes complex ideas and a tool to map the flow of your future video. The storyboard is your blueprint and, it removes the guessing game from the process, helps collaborators, and in the long run, it will save you a lot of time.  Watch the video that best explains the importance of  storyboard:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgDwNxGIuCQ


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