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Our four phase digital storytelling app  manages, captures and shares content mastery.  Every teacher has great lessons or projects and the CrossBraining App  is a tool that helps teachers manage the delivery of those lessons. In addition,  it guides students on how to capture and personalize their learning that takes place in the lesson or project.

 

Over the next four weeks I will be walking you through the four phases of the CrossBraining App (Plan, Perform, Change, Final Product).  I will also show you videos of students going through each phase.

 

Summer is a great time for educators to reboot! This blog is focused on some of my favorite EdTech conferences where we can get new ideas  and meet other educators with enhanced teaching strategies and new ways to deliver engaging content. I have broken it down to National, Regional, State and Local conferences, all offering great sessions that will have an impact on your teaching and get you energized for the upcoming year.

 

ISTE-International/National

Digital Citizenship in the Classroom

 

Here are three ways that digital storytelling supports formative assessment:

 

  • Digital Media/Snapshots of student learning, while they are learning.
  • Reflections that help students pivot and make new iterations.
  • Summarizes the experience to help students review and see their growth.

 

Digital Media/Snapshots

Today there are emerging technologies that make it very easy for students to tell their story.  Students have access to devices; and video editing tools like GoPro Splice are abundant.  There are speech-to-text apps to help students who struggle with writing. Storing data on Google Drive for students is unlimited.  With so many digital tools available, it is easy to create a digital portfolio of their learning. Here are three reasons why digital portfolios are important: