- Introductions (2:00 - 2:15 PM)
- Facilitator Introduction
- Participant Introductions
- Access to Workshop Resources
- Introducing OneNote app
- My TCEA Tots Notes - http://ly.tcea.org/mytceatotsnotes
- Reflection: "What is
ONE story that touches your heart about your family that you could share
with us today?"
Presentation - Becoming a StoryMaker (2:15 - 2:30 PM)
- Approaches to
Storytelling: Oral vs Written
- Story types per Dr. Wesley
Art - A
narrated art project includes an image, which can be a drawing or photo,
shared with accompanying audio narration. Paper Slide Videos (PSVs) fall
into this category or the next. (Example - Rachel's Art)
Stories - A
digital story is a multimedia movie that combines photographs, video,
animation, sound, music, text, and often a narrative voice to
communicate a message. (Example - Lillie and John)
- What makes a hero? – Matthew Winkler (4.5 min, from TEDed)
- Four Steps to Great Content from Vimeo’s Video School (12 min)
Narrated slideshows include audio recordings synchronized to images
with/without hand-drawn annotations (Example - Volcano)
- Creating Your
Digital Story Today (2:30 - 3:45 PM)
- Divide up into
groups of 2 or 3, or work alone if you prefer. Teams may want to select a
- Select what approach you
would like to try and get the software/app you need for your device.
- Storyboard your story. You
can try either the oral composition or written approach.
- Record your story.
- Share your story online at My Creations as a link or save it
- Reflections and Feedback (3:45 -
- Please take a
moment to reflect (audio!) online at My Creations.
- Offer someone feedback on
7 Story Prompts or Ideas via Dr. Bernajean Porter, DigiTales book
(Door Prize!) - http://www.digitales.us/
- Create a myth about the
origins of a modern-day invention to share with future generations.
- Create myths of “how things
came to be” in your life, family, school, or business.
- Change a current event into a
tall tale or myth.
- Develop a legend of a family
member’s life or accomplishments.
- Create legends or tall tales
of a literary character, mathematical concept, or social studies event.
- Create the storytelling
journey of a leaf eaten by an earthworm. Make the facts come alive from
beginning to end as if you were one of the digestive parts along the way.
- Be a literary, scientific, or
historical character sharing a defining moment when a choice you made
touched the world forever.
Digital Storytelling Apps