EDMT6008 Digital Media in the Literacy Classroom

Week 4: iPads and Digital Stories

Play School Art Maker The Play School Art Maker app allows children to create pictures, animated movies and picture slideshows using PlaySchool toys and craft items. Children can also add audio narration and dialogue to their story. Without rules, children are free to explore their imagination using this app. To include some toys/characters into the scene,… Continue reading Week 4: iPads and Digital Stories

EDMT6008 Digital Media in the Literacy Classroom

Week 2: Digital resources for literacy

The Artifacts The Artifacts is an interactive story app created by Slap Happy Larry about a boy named Asaf, who has an obsession with collecting unusual and bizarre items. It explores themes of childhood collections, moving house, and the boundless potential of one’s imagination. There are 21 hand-drawn pages in the story. Each page is… Continue reading Week 2: Digital resources for literacy

EDMT6008 Digital Media in the Literacy Classroom

Week 1A: Principles for literacy and technology use

Tutorial Activities 1. Setting the context Music – play some jazz using Jazz cats app. Have you heard this type of music before? How does it make you feel? IWB – uncover images and discuss city and names. PRINCIPLES UTILISED: Students are provided with some play and creativity opportunities during the introduction of the lesson, which… Continue reading Week 1A: Principles for literacy and technology use