Using Microsoft Photostory3 in the Classroom
Want a change from the usual PowerPoint projects? Something different, something exciting, something FREE? Come see how Photostory 3 can change the way your students are doing that same old project and bring it to life. Photostory 3 is a free download from Microsoft, easy to install and to use. Participants will see examples of how Photostory3 can be used and will experience a hands-on workshop that will provide them with help needed to use the program with students. (ADE Criteria: Content, Instructional strategies, Educational technology)

Objectives:
1. Participants will view and discuss examples of Photostory 3 projects and how the program can be used in the classroom. 2. Participants will work in teams to create a Photostory 3 project using a digital camera and/or online photo web sites.
3. Participants will be able to create a Photostory3 project for their personal use.
4. Participants will be prepared to use Photostory3 with students as an alternative media project.


Developing Research Questions:
http://fno.org/feb04/questionpress.html#persuade

Ideas:
http://21stcenturyteaching.pbworks.com/Ideas-for-Photostory-3-Projects

Storyboards:
http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/digitalmedia.htm
http://cfbstaff.cfbisd.edu/beyond4walls/Help_OutofCFB/PhotostoryStoryboard.pdf
http://powayusd.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/projects/EdTechCentral/VideoEditing/PDFs/Storyboarding%20Sheet.pdf

Download Photostory 3:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=92755126-a008-49b3-b3f4-6f33852af9c1&DisplayLang=en

Tutorials:
http://gis.bcsd.k12.il.us/Technology%20Docs/PhotoStory3/Hilby_PhotoStory%203.pdf
Dave Jakes http://www.jakesonline.org/photostory.htm
http://www.slideshare.net/dpurvines/creating-with-photostory-3

Links:
http://powayusd.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/projects/EdTechCentral/Photostory/default.htm
http://www.teachnet.ie/innovative_teacher/default.asp?NCID=365
http://www.eaglepnt.k12.or.us/Page.asp?NavID=1894
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/photostory/default.mspx

Video Tutorials:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEqIDY-Q-Ro&feature=related
http://vimeo.com/740128

Additional websites:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/photostory/tips/firststory.mspx

Copyright Resources:
http://21stcenturyteaching.pbworks.com/Copyright
http://www.easybib.com

Picture sites:
www.google.com (image search)
www.picapp.com
Stock.xchng http://www.sxc.hu/
Image Generator Pathfinder
Flickr'sCreative Commons Pool
http://www.creatingonline.com/stock_photos/

www.taggalaxy.com

Copyright Friendly Images pathfinder