These are the digital stories that I shared with CIC Teacher Educators in a series of Webinars in the spring of 2009. The stories below are examples of digital stories created by students of Dr. Helen Barrett, and provide examples of using these digital stories for reflection.
Link to first webinar (download in WMV format)
These videos are also included in an online article by Dr. Helen Barrett, "Digital Stories in ePortfolios: Multiple Purposes and Tools." The movies on that page require QuickTime to view. The movies below require Flash Player (and a high speed Internet connection). There is also a full 45-minute video created for a conference in Finland that covers the content of that article, with examples of digital stories used in ePortfolios.
This story was created by a student teacher in a workshop at Kean University.
She wanted to explain what digital storytelling was, and how it would be useful for her students.
to a memorable learning experience in her life, and its impact of her career choices.
He came into the workshop with a CD full of his photos, and a little piece of paper he had saved for 14 years.
where teacher candidates were required to spend two weeks in a rural Alaskan village.
They were also told to take a camera and keep a journal. The script for this story came from her journal.
as a reflection on professional learning.