Digital Storytelling: Mostly the Whys and Some of the Hows

This presentation is an overview of the process of Digital Storytelling, but focuses on the low-tech aspect of scriptwriting. Demo includes pre-writing, scripting, storyboarding, and sharing. Encouragement, technical information and links provided. Ultimate goal: create a digital story and submit to

WHY with PIE

This presentation focuses on separating summary and analysis when reading and writing and, subsequently, displaying that analysis thoroughly in writing

Everybody Likes Pizza! or The Pizza Party! Finding the Fun and Choice in Functional Writing or Life Choices and the World of Work: Functional Writing

This presentation focuses on putting the fun into functional writing. Participants use their background knowledge, preferences, and personal history to complete activities that are engaging for all types of learners. They will work individually and collaboratively to create charts, conduct interviews, and do other activities that can be revised or transformed into functional pieces. This presentation was created with the secondary educator in mind but its contents can be manipulated in order to be appropriately used at any educational level.