Digital Storytelling & My Students

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EME 5050 Module 8


<ul><li> 1. Digital Storytelling &amp; My Students EME 5050 Module 8</li></ul> <p> 2. </p> <ul><li>Students crave stimulation. </li></ul> <ul><li>They want to be pushed.</li></ul> <ul><li>They want to be challenged. </li></ul> <ul><li>They want you to motivate them. </li></ul> <p> 3. </p> <ul><li>BUT </li></ul> <p> 4. </p> <ul><li>They want it done in their style and in a way that they understand </li></ul> <p> 5. </p> <ul><li>They want it DIGITAL! </li></ul> <p> 6. </p> <ul><li>It looks like nothing more than bells and whistles to me HOW DOES IT HELP?</li></ul> <p> 7. </p> <ul><li>A students ability to make material more meaningful and communicating it in a way that stimulates the mind equals learning in the digital age! </li></ul> <p> 8. </p> <ul><li>Well then what is Digital Storytelling? </li></ul> <p> 9. </p> <ul><li>For my 8 thgrade US History students who love technology and love creating digital media presentations, digital storytelling makes otherwise mundane activities and projects fun, interesting, and more meaningful! </li></ul> <p> 10. </p> <ul><li>For students with learning disabilities and for those students who have writing difficulties, digital storytelling is a way for those students to use technology to effectively complete tasks and optimize learning! </li></ul>