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Digital Portfolio

Goal Directed Learning | Adoption Level | Social Studies

Objectives

  • To become experts on a particular part of history.
  • To select what information is most important when researching the topic.
  • To be able to share that knowledge with others, through application toward a presentation.

Procedure

  • Two Students choose a chapter, which interests them, from the social studies textbook that we will NOT get to at the end of the year.
  • They research it from a variety of sources, including the Internet.
  • They create a folder on the computer desktop to collect a minimum of 20 photos, graphs, etc. on their topic.
  • They write a script based on the most important information to share with the class on their topic.
  • They need to include two people from the period of history to include ( one biography for each of the two students) in the imovie.
  • Bring the photos into the imovie program. Include titles, special effects, transitions, the Ken Burns effect.
  • Practice reading the script in short segments, and then record it.
  • Link the script to the pictures.
  • Add any last effects, or titles, and a music track if desired.

Sunshine State Standards

  • SSA.1.2.1
  • SSA.5.2.1
  • SSB.2.2.1

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Technology productivity tools tudents use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity. Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other creative works.
  • Technology communications tools students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences. Students use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences.
  • Technology research tools students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources. Students use technology tools to process data and report results. Students evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations.

Materials

  • Computers for all students
  • iMovie
  • Additional reference materials

Alternatives/Extensions

  • Burn their iMovies onto a CD for them as part of their portfolios.

Grade Level: 3-5