Storytelling is sacred to the English teacher. As print text migrates to more dynamic forms, technology offers myriad possibilities to tell and read stories. Consider how storytelling is becoming more connected, adaptable, flexible, and customized with electronic text and how that changes the teaching of literacy.
- 1. Charlene ChausisNCTE 2014 Washington, DChttp://www.flickr.com/photos/educationinindia/7703376790/Stories inNew Forms:Connected,Adaptable,Flexible, andCustomized
2. http://goo.gl/hLsVRuCharlene ChausisCreativity & Innovation SpecialistAptakisic-Tripp CCSD 102Buffalo Grove, ILcchausis@d102.orgLets connect!@cchausis+CharleneChausis#futureofbooks 3. What do you want in a future book?Books of the future should be:-- connected -- adaptable -- flexible -- customized 4. Today:1. Evolution of digital text: past,present & future trends? Formatsand features.2. Consuming/curating vs. creatingdigital text as eBooks3. Collaborating with digital text4. Challenges of digital vs. analog 5. Evolution 6. 2009http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkhpmEZWuRQ 7. Summer 2010 8. 2011 Horizon ReportTuesday, February 8, 2011Each year, the HorizonReport describes sixareas of emergingtechnology that will havesignificant impact onhigher education andcreative expression overthe next one to fiveyears. 9. 2011 Horizon ReportPredictions/Trends:Electronic books are a viable and easyalternative to printed ones. writers areseeing it become something far richer.http://www.educause.edu/Resources/2011HorizonReport/223122 10. Adaptable, CustomizedAnalog vs. Digital Text ? 11. Trending 2011 12. Trending2012Source: Speak Up 2012 National Research Project Findings the results of theauthentic, unfiltered views of 364,240 K-12 students nationwide.Research findings from Project Tomorrow on digital learning at www.tomorrow.org. 13. Trending 2012Source: Speak Up 2012 National Research Project Findings the results of theauthentic, unfiltered views of 364,240 K-12 students nationwide.Research findings from Project Tomorrow on digital learning at www.tomorrow.org. 14. Benefits of e devices?Personalized Learning! 15. Understandinge formats:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e-book_formats 16. http://www.gutenberg.org46K Public Domain Books! 17. We are on the verge of re-imagining the bookand transforming it to something beyond merewords. But mere text on a screen, the stuffthat e-books are made of wont be enough. 18. http://www.loc.gov/teachers/student-discovery-sets/ 19. moving fromConsumingtoCurating 20. Book Creator from Wikipedia:(How to Geek Guide) 21. Convert from webpages:http://dotepub.com 22. moving fromConsuming andCurating to CreatingYes, you(and your students)can create! 23. Digital texts as eBooksYes, you (and your students)can create! 24. Why create?Authentic Audience Wider, varied, and authentic audiencesincrease student effort... Results Improve!Creativity Variety of writing formats encourages studentcreativity and self-expression 25. Why create?Collaboration Student collaboration increases as a finalproduct ready for publishing evolvesMotivation Increased motivation for reading and writing asstudents read one anothers writing Opportunity to augment writing with digitalmedia such as images, video, audio, and moreincreases student engagement 26. Its a Standard!With guidance and support from adults,use a variety of digital tools to produceand publish writing, including incollaboration with peers.Common Core State Standard:ELA-Literacy Writing K.6 -- 12.6 27. Connected!21,000http://mrsmithtrt.weebly.com/class-ebooks.html 28. Connected! http://nanowrimo.org/ 29. http://www.apple.com/ibooks-author/Adaptable 30. http://www.bookry.comAdaptable 31. Create, read, share using a browser:http://edu.epubbud.comConnected! 32. Flexible! Storybird: Digital Storytelling Toolhttp://www.storybird.com/educators/ 33. Creating eBookson iPadScribble press(Free)Book creation platform that allowskids to imagine, create and sharetheir own stories with great drawingand writing toolshttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/scribble-press/id487300076?mt=8Book Creator$4.99Ideal for childrens picture books,photo books, art books, cook books,manuals, textbooks,http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/book-creator-for-ipad/id442378070?mt=8My Story - Bookmakerfor kids$1.99Add images to your story bydrawing, using the camera or fromyour camera roll. Add text andrecord your voice. Books can beshared by e-mail or sent to iBookshttp://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/my-story-book-maker-for-kids/id449232368?mt=8Creative Book Builder$3.99Create ePub files that containimages, text, and recordings. Syncswith Google Docs -- great forcollaborative storytellinghttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/creative-book-builder/id451041428?mt=8DemiBooks ComposerFreeiPad-based authoring software forcreating interactive bookshttp://itunes.apple.com/us/app/demibooks-composer/id462838680?mt=8Tutorial: http://youtu.be/qYuCwOCK1Js 34. Creating eBookson iPadStoryrobe$.99Storyrobe is an innovative tool forcreative self expression with thedigital media that matters most -your own.https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/storyrobe/id337670615BookWriter$3.99Book Writer will help you producevarious kinds of books, such asphoto books, video books, artbooks, fairy tales, cook books, PRbooks, manuals or PDF documents.https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/book-writer-ebook-pdf-creator/id481160195MaxjournalFreeA simple and elegant way to makea daily diary or journal, withextensive photo scrapbookingfeatures.https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/maxjournal/id364907090?mt=8 35. Convert from other documents:http://www.2epub.com 36. Bookbin (download software) 37. Calibre (download software) 38. CustomizedCollaborating withdigital text? theres an app for that! 39. *Connected! 40. *Connected! 41. Connected! https://www.renaissance.com/products/subtext* 42. https://www.renaissance.com/products/subtext Connected!* 43. https://www.renaissance.com/products/subtext Connected!* 44. Connected! https://www.renaissance.com/products/subtext* 45. Connected! bit.ly/GetSubtext* 46. Customized! www.subtext.com*Free App Highlighting Tagging/categorizing Discussions & Quizzes Link to research Embedded videos Works with EdmodoPremium Features Track student progress Text to speech Teachers+ Assignment templates CCSS Alignment 47. Storybird: Digital Storytelling ToolConnected!http://www.storybird.com/educators/ 48. ConnectedAdaptableFlexibleCustomized 49. Books as Apps 50. Challenges ? 51. While their findings aresuggestive, they arepreliminary and basedon small samples ofstudents. 52. Adaptable http://www.newsela.com/ 53. Adaptable http://www.newsela.com/ 54. Adaptable http://www.newsela.com/ 55. Customized http://www.spritzinc.com/ 56. Customized http://www.spritzinc.com/ 57. Customized http://signup.spreedit.com/ 58. http://www.readmei.com/ 59. http://goo.gl/hLsVRuCharlene ChausisCreativity & Innovation SpecialistAptakisic-Tripp CCSD 102Buffalo Grove, ILcchausis@d102.orgLets connect!@cchausis+CharleneChausis#futureofbooks