Posts Tagged ‘ Story ’

Today, You Can Write a Story With Neil Gaiman – Neil Gaiman – io9

January 6, 2010
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Today, You Can Write a Story With Neil Gaiman – Neil Gaiman – io9

What a great application of an old storytelling idea.  Collaborative storytelling with Twitter. I think this ideas covers Story, Empathy, and Symphony from Dan Pink’s AWNM aptitudes. I really am chasing the idea of using the back channel in the classroom.  With the disaggregation of information through handheld devices and social networking, the challenge of…

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The LINCS Strategy: Story

January 1, 2010
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The LINCS Strategy: Story

This strategy was introduced to us by a Special Education teacher in one of my Lesson Upgrades classes.  This teacher had learned of this technique through some professional development sponsored by the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. The class agreed that this was an excellent tool for developing the Story aptitude from…

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Photostory Tutorial: Introduction

December 31, 2009
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Photostory Tutorial: Introduction

Just a follow-up to Photostory.  This tutorial was found by one of the teachers taking my Lesson Upgrades class on Dan Pink’s A Whole New Mind.  It has great information and a step-by-step tutorial on how to use Photostory.  If you want to use technology to enhance the Story aptitude, this is a great choice!…

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StoryCorps

December 29, 2009
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StoryCorps

This resource is listed in Dan Pink’s book A Whole New Mind in the Story portfolio.  I revisited the website in order to review the elements of Story for an upcoming class. You need to check out the about us section as well as Listen to Stories. As Dan Pink mentions repeatedly in his book,…

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Pixar Shorts

December 26, 2009
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Pixar Shorts

I think that Pixar’s shorts offers us a wonderful insight into Daniel Pink’s Story aptitude. One of the most amazing things about the Story aptitude from A Whole New Mind is the skill of relaying large amounts of information in a small amount of space.  Use of symbols is an integral part of the short…

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Science Vocabulary Upgrade: Story

December 23, 2009
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Science Vocabulary Upgrade: Story

This lesson plan was created by a teacher taking one of my Lesson Upgrade classes over Dan Pink’s A Whole New Mind. The basic overview is using Latin science vocabulary to create a short story.  I think that students are more apt to remember vocabulary if they use it in a creative manner, such as…

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Digital Storytelling Resources

December 22, 2009
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This website offers some nice resources to get started with digital storytelling. Daniel Pink’s Story aptitude is easily infused into any current lesson plan.  If you want to look at easy upgrades that will develop the right brain skills in A Whole New Mind, this site is a great place to start.

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One Story

December 21, 2009
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One Story

A number of years ago I read an article about a publication that came out about every three weeks that featured a short work of fiction whose intended length would be a train ride into the city.  I subscribed to One Story and have renewed every year. When I first read Dan Pink’s A Whole…

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Student History Story

December 19, 2009
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This  is a student example of a story board created about Pullman Illinois.  I had students read one section from the text and complete a graphic organizer.  Then I took students to a large panel of windows and had them use dry erase markers to draw out that section using any pictures they wanted to…

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YouTube – Let Children Create.m4v

December 18, 2009
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I found this clip when I was thinking about content creation.  People today, young and old, are used to creating content.  Wikis, online collaboration, social media, Twitter, the list goes on and on.  But people are creating the content. So in education, how do we incorporate that?  It’s a pretty scary thought for myself and…

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