Tuesday 1:45 Digital Storytelling

Presenters: Jason Ohler, Kristin Hokanson

Room 401

Storytelling is enjoying a resurgence of popularity in the modern age: Teachers are using it as a powerful teaching and learning tool. Traditional storytellers are finding their trade more popular than ever. The message is clear: storytelling is a powerful and highly adaptable form of communication that can be used in a multitude of ways for a vari­ety of purposes. So, what is the secret of good stor ytelling? Create a story that works, regardless of whether you are a traditional or digital storyteller; regardless of whether you are in business, education, art or simply enjoy telling stories for friends
and family.

3:15 Tell me YOUR Story: The Role of Digital Storytelling in Education

Presenters: Kristin Hokanson, Yvonne Holman

Room 402

If a picture is worth a thousand words, think about how effective your instruc­tion can be when students include motion and emotion in their work. This session includes information on planning, tools, examples and rubrics as well as important copyright information to help you create valuable learning op­portunities through your students’ own stories. Walk away with your story told in bits and bytes.


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