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xcerpt from Bernajean's
Chapter Three . . . . Giving birth to a tale that needs to be told almost always brings special delight and personal pride to authors. But digital storymaking also demands an immense amount of multiple skills to be mastered within a single task.
“Storying around” by making lots of digital stories with digital media is not just playtime and heart-time for kids and adults – although there is nothing wrong with just having lots of fun and joy! Developing digital stories again and again will give us something even more. Creating stories provides us with important opportunities to build and practice a number of specific 21st skills as well as other types of learning people need in order to function in a knowledge society: The following Chapter 3 topics from
Digitales: The Art of Telling Digital Storytelling
reveals the depth of skill development that makes digital storymaking translate the time involved into LOTS of results.
Creativity and inventive thinking
Multiple intelligences / learning styles
Evaluating effective communication
Teaming and Collaboration
Project management mentality
It is essential that teachers who are guardians of making the MOST of their classroom time be able to talk about the
high return-on-learning. [ROL]
So I am sharing my most recent document created for my workshops to enable teachers to make a case in their own minds and for others about the density of skills being acquired in just ONE media-making project!
Teachers are welcome to use this for their own personal classrooms but may not be distributed electronically or as handouts without written permission from the author. Contact
DST Skills .pdf by Bernajean Porter
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