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Entries Tagged as 'Digitial Storytelling'

The Pros and Cons of Exploring (Paper Slide Version)

February 25th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies, Video/movies

To explore or not to explore- that’s the question Lisa Payne’s fourth grade students answered with their paper slides.  Lisa participated in last fall’s DEN Ambassador Program.  In the first session, we created paper slides.  All you need is paper, markers, and a camera.  After she shared the videos ( via Google Drive), I uploaded […]

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Happy Halloween (SMS) times 2!

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments · animoto

  Same images- two different applications.  That’s what you see above.  I used the free version of Magisto to create a Halloween video from the SMS staff custome wars (the students vote with their change for their favorite wing).  Then I used animoto to create another music video.  Great work by all the staff.

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Animals all around!

October 21st, 2014 · No Comments · comics, Comics, Content - Language Arts, Content - Science

Mrs. Read’s class has been working on a variety of animal research projects.  We used the information they had gathered ( along with Storyboardthat) to create these  3 panel comics.            

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ChatterPIX and Social Studies

October 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Blabbers, Content - Social Studies

Mrs. Latz’s students recently researched one Native American tribe.  They each created a ChatterPIX which we  merged to make this iMovie. Using only one iPad, we were able to finish the majority of the project using only one class period per group (there were four groups- two in each video).

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