Finished Projects

Project Challenge : Following the Understanding by Design process and the Technology Design Cycle, all teachers will walk away with something they can use again in the classroom. (Unit planner here )

Your goal is to use digital storytelling to describe the changes in society that will influence education & convince other teachers why they are important. (Example of a digital storytelling project:
Life 'Round Here)
Role: You're a technology leader in your school.
Audience: The other international school teachers at TechTrain 2010 & the world, via the web.
Situation: Your digital story will be shown to the other cohorts in TechTrain2010 as an example of multimedia work that incorporates a variety of tools. Your digital story will be also be posted on the TechTrain wiki and your blog.
Product Performance: You will create a digital story using any tools you feel comfortable with (iMovie, PhotoStory, MovieMaker, GarageBand, VoiceThread, etc).

Saturday Schedule

9:30 - 10:00
Pre-Worskshop Survey
Introductory presentation (including: what do you hope to get out of this workshop) - Combined

Watch Changing to Learn, Learning to Change and discuss in small groups.
  • What has this video brought to your attention?
  • What are you thinking now?

Record class discussion - maybe use Flip cameras to record their thoughts (Chrissy may record).

10:00 - 10:30
Creating Groups & introduce each other - CombinedGroup must contain:
* Each member of the group from a different school

  • A person who has made a blog (personal or class)
  • A person who has made a movie before
  • A person who has made a wiki before

10:30 - 12:00
Breakout Groups: (2 - 45 min sessions)
A: Flickr Creative Commons activity (how to search Creative Commons) - Kim
B: Digital Storytelling intro - Chrissy
12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 2:30
Breakout Groups: (2 - 45 min sessions)
A: Planning for Global Collaboration (w/Skype) - Kim
B: Wikis & Blogs in the Classroom

2:30 - 3:00
Tips for Success - Combined

Sunday Schedule:

9:00 - 9:15
Introduce project challenge - Combined
9:15 - 10:00
Watch Everything is Amazing & Nobody's Happy - Combined
Disrupting Class: Student-Centric Education Is the Future
10:00 - 10:45
Investigate: Brainstorm idea, find pictures, explore VT
10:45 - 11:30
Plan: Write script, organize pictures
11:00 - 11:30
Final Word Conversation Jam

11:30 - 12:30
12:30 - 1:30
Create: Put movie together & Finish project
1:30 - 2:00
Share finished projects with cohort, as a team share a 3-2-1 reflection - Combined
* 3 most powerful things they learned
  • 2 ways they could use this in the classroom
  • 1 thing that was the most difficult or that they're still wondering about
Post-Workshop Survey
2:00 - 3:00
SpeedGeeking in the Hub