Digital Storytelling is a perfect way to incorporate a variety of technology skills with my 4th graders and using Photo Story 3 helps bring it all together in a step-by-step manner. The project typically takes about 7-8 class sessions of 30 minutes each.
Bio: Brad Bahns is an elementary technology specialist and technology coach in the Sherwood School District in Sherwood, Oregon. He is currently in his 24th year of teaching--the last 10 years as a technology and media specialist. Visit his school web site at the Edy Ridge Elementary Media Center. Follow him on Twitter @bbahns. Links: ETTC Instant Poetry Forms Flickr Creative Commons Wikipedia Photostory 3 Free Download Sample animal poems by my students