Jennifer Carrier Dormanhttp://jdorman.wikispaces.com/http://cliotech.blogspot.com/
Digital storytelling is the process of writing about a story, and adding the multimedia elements of voice, imagery, and music to create a visual story.
The process of digital storytelling permits students to recapture creativity, develop it, intensify it, apply it, extend it . . .
-David Jakeswww.jakesonline.org/dstory_ice.pdf Photo Credit - Snapshot http://www.flickr.com/photos/jpn/
Storytelling Ideas and Scaffolding Steps
PSA Public Service AnnouncementBreaking News or Olds BroadcastsMovie Trailer (book, article, historical era or event, etc.)Reenactment / Living HistoryOral HistoryDocumentary or Docu-DramaVirtual TourStory told from the perspective of an object
Visit the iCan Festival de Cinehttp://www.sfett.com/html_movie/Ican/4.html
Stories from one imageStories from a sequence of imagesStories from a sequence of images with specified personaStories from a muted video clipStories from a muted video clip or sequence of images with background soundStories with student-found images and set narrativeStories with student-found images and student-created narrative
Capturing Stories, Capturing Lives: An Introduction to Digital Storytelling
Plan: Storyboard and Write Produce: Record the pieces hop: Edit the pieces Publish: Share your creation http://handouts.wesfryer.com/ds
Select images and write. Loop step 1 with teacher input and feedback in the form of guided questions Narrate. Apply Motion. http://www.primaryaccess.org/
Finding the Raw Materials
Discovery Education streaming has thousands of media files that users can download, edit, and remix into their own digital stories.
Advanced Search > Include Only Editable Titleshttp://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/
http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/ > Search for AFIAmerican Film Institute
Glossary of film termsStoryboard formatScreenplay formatFilm shotsSafety proceduresThree-point and stage lightingFeedback protocol
primaryAccess is a web-based tool that offers teachers and students frictionless access to digital images and materials that enable them to construct compelling personal narratives.
Teachers set up a class account at http://www.primaryaccess.org/teacher/ Teacher assigns activity to classStudent log in and create their storieshttp://www.primaryaccess.org/ds.htm
Check out the users guide http://www.primaryaccess.org/guide/Overview.htm
The Library of Congress has been posting photographs with no known copyright restrictions to a Flickr account. http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/
National Archives primary resources on footnote
Use Calisphere Themed Collections to quickly find primary sources for classroom usehttp://www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/
iStockPhotohttp://www.istockphoto.com/Stock Xchng http://www.sxc.hu/ Stock Vaulthttp://www.stockvault.net/ Flickrhttp://flickr.com/
DigiTales Image Resourceshttp://www.digitales.us/resources/image_sources.php
Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems.
Download Audacityhttp://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/ Download the LAME MP3 encoder to export as an MP3http://lame.buanzo.com.ar/ Audacity Tutorials and Installation Instructionshttp://tinyurl.com/5h2jmc
Terms of ServiceIf you are using Freeplay Music for: Personal Non-Commercial Use (Non-revenue generating). This excludes broadcast use of any kind, including, without limitation, web, blog, and podcast use; orEducational, Non-Commercial use (this is limited to student use on school grounds for in classroom projects- non broadcast)Then Freeplay Music's compositions and recordings may be used without a fee.
Free Music Projecthttp://freemusic.freeculture.org/ccMixterhttp://ccmixter.org/PodSafe Music Networkhttp://music.podshow.com/Podsafe Audiohttp://www.podsafeaudio.com/Bravenethttp://www.resources.bravenet.com/audio_clips
DigiTales Music and Sound Resourceshttp://www.digitales.us/resources/music_sound_sources.php
Software and Internet Applications
iMoviehttp://tinyurl.com/5r5nslWindows Movie Makerhttp://tinyurl.com/53yvxMicrosoft PhotoStoryhttp://tinyurl.com/48jvat
If you dont want students to use their own e-mail addresses to register for the following Internet applications, try using the Gmail trick.
G-Mail Trick http://snipurl.com/googletricks
Web 2.0 storytelling applications:Image EditorsVideo EditorsMedia Mashup and Creation Tools Media Publishing
Picnikhttp://www.picnik.com/Phixrhttp://www.phixr.com/ FotoFlexerhttp://fotoflexer.com/ Splashuphttp://www.splashup.com/
Jumpcuthttp://jumpcut.com/Jaycuthttp://jaycut.com/ Movie Masherhttp://www.moviemasher.com/
Animotohttp://education.animoto.com/ Voicethreadhttp://voicethread.com/ OneTrueMediahttp://www.onetruemedia.com/Bookrhttp://www.pimpampum.net/bookr/ Scrapbloghttp://www.scrapblog.com/ BubbleSharehttp://www.bubbleshare.com/SlideRollhttp://www.slideroll.com/
xTimelinehttp://www.xtimeline.com/ OurStoryhttp://www.ourstory.com/ Mnemographhttp://mnemograph.com/
For more interactive media timelines visit:http://snipurl.com/timelines
MakeBeliefsComixhttp://www.makebeliefscomix.com/ Kerpoofhttp://www.kerpoof.com/ Comiqshttp://comiqs.com/Toonlethttp://toonlet.com/Toondoohttp://www.toondoo.com/
Consider student video contests. Check out the DEN blogs for more information:http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/digital_storytellinghttp://blog.discoveryeducation.com/media_matters Moonkhttp://www.moonk.com/ TeacherTubehttp://teachertube.com/ SchoolTubehttp://www.schooltube.com/