The Stories That Change Us: Pre-Workshop Assignment

Everyone who completes an exchange program tells us that it changed them. They tell us that they learned new skills, new ways of looking at the world.  But as digital storytellers, we want to hear (and see) the details.  We want you to tell us a story. Assignment (Saturday, September 15) : Write one paragraph … Continue reading The Stories That Change Us: Pre-Workshop Assignment

Finding Your Story: Workshop Pre-Assignments

Please complete ONE of the following questions. *Each response should include: One written paragraph (4-6 sentences) 5 photos to help describe your example. It's fine to include a mix of old and new photos. Feel free to use your mobile phone cameras! You can also take pictures of old paper photographs. 1. What is your favorite part … Continue reading Finding Your Story: Workshop Pre-Assignments

Teaching the Dramatic Arc

Hello digital storytellers! You all produced some amazing media at the workshop. Now that you are experienced filmmakers, we hope that you share what you've learned with your friends and colleagues.  This time, you will be the storytelling instructors.   The first step is to teach about the importance of using  THE DRAMATIC ARC  in videos, … Continue reading Teaching the Dramatic Arc

PHOTO STORIES: Follow-up Assignment #2

Greetings Digital Storytellers! It looks like you did a fantastic job of teaching about the DRAMATIC ARC!  Now, we want you to help your classmates use that information to create PHOTO STORIES. Overview Students will work in teams to create a PHOTO STORY about one of the team members. The story will be about about something … Continue reading PHOTO STORIES: Follow-up Assignment #2