Welcome to Classrooms For the Future Coaches' Boot Camp Training.
Boot Camp PRESENTERS: Kelli Murphy, Joe Martin, Brooke Langan, Debra Kahl, Mary Cole, Adele Weitz, Danielle Czengan, and Patricia Smith.
Webinar Presenter: Kelli Murphy, Gettysburg Area School District ( with Mary Cole ( )

What is it???

**Microsoft PhotoStory3**is a digital story telling program which is free to all Windows-based users. The students can put together any story with multimedia elements such as pictures, music, and even record their voices.

Why Digital Storytelling???

Storytelling can satisfy the NETS- for Students in the areas of Creativity & Innovation, Communication & Collaboration, Digital Citizenship, and Technology Operations & Concepts. But most of all, digital storytelling can inspire the students. What's your story?

The process of digital storytelling may begin to mirror classroom work with the writing process. The types of writing narrative, informative and persuasive can be broken down to show types of activities that will sound very familiar!
Narrative communication
  • Personal Expression
  • Short Story
  • Myths/Tales
  • Docu-Dramas

Informative/Expository communication
  • Summary Reports (very common)
  • Book Reports
  • How-To Directions
  • Biographies

Persuasive communication examples
  • Advertisements/Public Service Announcements
  • Describe/Conclude
  • Analyze/Conclude
  • Analyze/Persuade
  • Compare/Contrast
  • Cause/Effect
  • Documentary