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Promoting Reading Comprehension through Digital Storytelling
Transcript of Promoting Reading Comprehension through Digital Storytelling
Windows Live Movie Maker
A Good Story...
The Path to Digi-stories
Tools for Educators
Literacy and 21st Century Learners
21st Century skills: Communication, Collaboration, Creation, Critical Thinking
Prepare for new Literacies - master new ways of reading and writing
Communicate differently - share information in authentic and relevant ways
Move beyond decoding words to comprehend complex texts
Presented by Jennifer Bryant & Jennifer Brinn, CMS
The practice of using computer-based tools to tell a story
May include pictures, narration, video and music
The basis is the student’s oral or visual narration of his or her own story
What is Digital Storytelling?
Aligning Digital Storytelling with Effective Reading Strategies
Types of Digital Stories
Informative or Expository Report
Persuasive letter or speech
Retelling of Fairy or Folktales, or other stories
Reflections of current or historical events
Documentation of field trips or class activities
Biographies or “About Me” report
Book Trailer (book preview)
Tell me some more!
Planning and Writing
Scaffold instruction - I do, We do, You do
Identify purpose for the digital story (type of story)
Graphic Organizers to plan the story
Follow writing process
Additional storyboarding to plan narration or music
Publish using a digital format
Assessment - rubric
Three Seals and the Big Bad Orca:
Your students will know more than you think...
How do you think these strategies might work with a digital storytelling project?
Allington, R. L. (2005). The other five “pillars” of effective reading instruction. Reading Today, 22(6), 3.
National Reading Panel Report. (2000). Report of the National Reading Panel. Washington,DC: National
Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the U.S. Department of Education.
Royer, Regina and Richards, Patricia (2008). Digital Storytelling. Learning and Leading with Technology, November (29).
Writing, Reading Literature, Reading Informational Standards - With which standards do you think digital storytelling would fit?
Digital Storytelling and the Common Core
W6 - Use technology, including the internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.