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(Why Digital Quill?)
Advanced thinking does NOT mean more Technology
Advanced thinking in D.S.T
Choosing a soundtrack
Creating action with powerful verbs
D.S.T. in the Classroom
Developing Story Topics
Digital Storytelling, NOT Digital Spectacle
Down and Dirty
DST with the iPad
Examples of DST
Jon's Speaking engagements
Ken Burns and The Civil War
Leah Shaw's audio documentary
Learning with Wikis
NEW! Handouts from Jon's Presentations at Tech Forum in New York, October 26, 2007
Omitting the background
Other Helpful Handouts
Photostory 3 Assistance
Production and presentation
Recording Voice over
Show, don't tell
Software and Peripherals
Staff Development for D.S.T.
Supplementing Images from the Web
Teaching The Seven Elements
What do kids think?
Writing the Story
Jon's speaking engagements
Previous and upcoming speaking engagements
SASED and Aurora University, Lombard, Illinois, June 12-13, 2008: Digital Storytelling Workshop
Crystal Lake School District 47, Crystal Lake, Illinois August 8, 2008: Digital Storytelling Workshop
Cross Lutheran School, Yorkville, Illinois, September 24, 2008: Web 2.0 Tools in the Classroom
University School of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin October 13, 2008: Digital Storytelling Workshop
Tech Forum, Austin, Texas, November 7, 2008: 21st Century Skils, Digital Storytelling Showcase, Turbo-Charged Wikis
IETC, Springfield, Illinois, November 20, 2008: Turbo-Charged Wikis
ICE Conference, St. Charles, Illinois, February 26-27, 2009: Turbo-Charged Wikis, Digital Storytelling Showcase, 21st Century Research Tools
Tech Forum, Schaumburg, IL, April 24, 2009: 21st Century Collaboration, Advanced Digital Storytelling.
Fairfield HS, Fairfield, IL, June 9-12: Digital Storytelling Workshop
York HS, Elmhurst, IL June 18, 19 Digital Storytelling Workshop
Crystal Lake School District 47, Crystal Lake, Illinois August 11, 2009: Digital Storytelling Workshop
SASED and Aurora University, Lombard, Illinois, August 10, 12: Digital Storytelling Workshop
ISTA Conference, Oak Brook, Illinois, September 25, 2009. Digital Storytelling Intro
ICE Mini Conference, Lisle, Illinois, October 17, 2009, Digital Storytelling
Tech Forum Northeast, New York, NY, October 23, 2009. Students as Writers, Researchers and Collaborators, DST Showcase
IETC, Springfield, IL, November 20, 2009. Transform Student Writing, The Writing Process of Digital Storytelling
ICE Mini Conference, Lincolnshire, IL January 30, 2010 Digital Storytelling
METC, St Louis, MO, February 9, 2010 Are Your Students REALLY Collaborating?
Dupage Tech Coordinators, Lombard, IL, Feb 12, 2010: "Building your PLN through Twitter"
ICE Conference, St. Charles, Illinois, February 25, 2010 "Transform Student Writing," "Digital Storytelling, NOT Digital Spectacle"
Tech Forum Midwest, April 25, 2010
Professional Development Alliance, Joliet, IL. July 25, 2010 "Research Today"
Aurora University: Summer, 2010 Digital Storytelling Workshop
Aurora University: Fall, 2010 Digital Storytelling Workshop
SLATE: Chicago, October 21, 2010: "Are your Students REALLY Collaborating"
District 99 Administrator's Academy, Downers Grove, IL August 19, 2010. "Web 2.0 for Educational Leadership"
Edcamp Kansas City, November 6, 2010: "Transcending Digital Spectacle"
IETC, Springfield, IL November 18-19 "I'm a Google Certified Teacher: Now What?" "Are Your Students REALLY Collaborating?" and "Digital Storytelling, NOT Spectacle
Educon 2.3, Philadelphia, January 28-30. "Story Matters Here"
METC, St Louis. February 14-16. Digital Storytelling Workshop, "Digital Storytelling, NOT Spectacle," "Setting the Table for Achievement,"and "New Learning Spaces for your PLC."
ICE Conference, St Charles, IL, February 22-25. "Why Tweet," and "Anytime, Anywhere PLC"
Aurora University: Spring, 2011 Digital Storytelling Workshop
Dupage Tech Coordinators, Lombard, IL, April 8, 2011: "Setting the Table for Student Achievement"
Niles 1-1 and Web 2.0 Conference:Skokie, IL, April 9, 2011The Paperless Classroom," "Search Google Like a Rock Star," "Are Your Students REALLY Collaborating," and "Set the Table For Achievement: New Classroom Structures."
Techforum Chicago, May 6, 2011: "Are Your Students REALLY Collaborating
Professional Development Alliance, Joliet, IL. June 15-16, 2011. Digital Storytelling Workshop
Blackboard World: Las Vegas, July 12, 2011. "Are your Students REALLY Collaborating."
Professional Development Alliance, Joliet, IL. July, 2011 Administrator's Academy: "Web 2.0 for Ed Leaders"
Aurora University: August 8-9, 2011 Digital Storytelling Workshop
RIch East High School, August 11-12, 2011 Digital Storytelling Workshop
SLATE: Chicago, IL, October 13-14, 2011 Set the Table, Panel Keynote, The Other Side: A conversation with an Online Master's Grad
ISLMA, Springfield, IL October 29, 2011. "Online Collaboration," and "Movies, Screencasts, and Presentation Zen."
District 58 Tech Learning Day: Downers Grove, IL, November 3, 2011. TRUE Digital Storytelling, Advanced Google Searching.
IETC, Springfield, IL November 15-16, 2011. Set the Table, The Digital Citizenship Project.
Archdiocese of Philadelphia Schools, November 17, 2011 "Digital Citizenship"
Educon 2.4, Philadelphia, January 27-29
ICE Conference, St Charles, IL, Feb 28-March 1 Spotlight Speaker
Dupage County-Wide Institute: Wheaton North High School, March 2, 2012
Professional Development Alliance, Joliet, IL, March 26, 2012 Workshop: "Movies, Screencasts and Prezentation Zen"
Decatur, IL ROE, March 27, 2012: Digital Storytelling Workshop
WEMTA, Wisconsin Dells, March 28-30, 2012. Spotlight Speaker
Social Learning Summit: April 21, 2012 "The Digital Citizenship Project"
Tech Forum Chicago: May 2, 2012 "Building an Internet Safety Curriculum
Cook County ROE, Bellwood, IL, June 11-12: Digital Storytelling
DuPage County, ROE, Lombard, IL July 23 "Online Collaboration
Cook County ROE: Bellwood, IL "Taste of Tech" July 24-26
DuPage County ROE, Lombard IL, July 31 "Visual Literacy"
Providence Catholic High School, New Lenox, IL Keynote Presentation. August 21.
ICECOLD Mini Conference: October 13, 2012. "Set the Table" and "Digital Citizenship."
ISLMA Conference, Pheasant Run, St Charles, IL. October 20, 2012. "Set the Table" and "Digital Citizenship."
Mt Vernon Conference, Mt Vernon, IL. October 25-26, 2012 Featured Speaker
ITEC, Springfield, IL. November 29, 30, 2012. Featured Speaker
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