Today’s technology allows students and staff to tell stories in
powerful ways. The digital camera, editing software and media outlets allow
anyone to tell their story. Not only can they tell their story, but share a
curricular concept, help in staff development, create publicity for the school.
Share achievement on standards or build learning communities around the world.
With the capacity to create powerful stories, we need to remember what makes
great stories for audiences. We should think about how storytelling helps
Digital Storytelling with Windows Movie
Maker helps teachers
learn how to create, teach and coach storytelling with students across the
curriculum. You’ll find broad ideas about storytelling in information literacy,
knowledge management and critical thinking. You’ll also find very practical
ideas about using Windows Movie Maker software in digital storytelling for
curriculum nights, parent nights, media literacy, project-based learning and
Microsoft Windows Movie Maker allows digital storytellers to use
their Windows-based computers to capture, create, edit and share their movies
with audiences at school, at home and around the world. With Windows Movie
Maker’s ease of use and web-based support, students and teachers can readily
adapt their storyboard ideas and video footage into professional looking movies
for class projects and personal fun. This book takes users step by step through
Windows Movie Maker software to apply good digital storytelling practices and
activities. You’ll find plenty of resources about Windows Movie Maker and
digital storytelling for your family, your students and your school.