teaching and learning conference 2017

Teaching & Learning: Digital Comm Mad Lib

Today I attended the TLT conference because I wanted to find new technology tools and ideas. During the DigiComm presentation, I was most interested to learn about Timeline JS.

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I think (noun) will be useful to implement digital storytelling into my Minecraft: Cityscapers club as they begin their city project in the coming months.

To introduce it to my students, I found this great resource: 

And here’s an example of the kind of project I’d like them to create:

This is a timelapse video, but we do not have that kind of capability in our club, so a timeline would be a better choice to document the changes to the city over time, including images. Instead, the timeline would document the build process, and student explanations of their work. There are also great examples of Digital Storytelling from all over campus such as Storymap JS.