The use of mobile apps for digital story-telling with nursery pupils

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A DEFT case study

About. The children used ipads, digital cameras and recorders in conjunction with a topic about farm animals. They used the mobile devices to take photographs and the Brushes app to draw the animals the photographs. The teachers then used Web2.0 applications to collate the photos into a story-book, display and blog. The particular technologies focussed on by this case study are: using digital cameras, using apps on mobile devices and using Web2.0 applications to create collections of photographs and digital pictures

Pedagogical content. This cross curricula(i) case study focusses on Digital Literacy, in particular using E-skills(topic) to: explore the creative potential of digital technologies for storytelling and to improve language skills. The case study explores the educational potential of mobile devices to support children's creative involvement with digital literacy. It also explores issues related to pupils using Web2.0 applications to share resources openly.

One of the lesson ideas from the case study is available as a separate resource at Telling Stories about Farm Animals (edit)

Resource details
Title The use of mobile apps for digital story-telling by nursery pupils
Topic E-skills,  ICT
Learning Objectives

To use mobile technology to extend literacy skills

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Case study

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Age of students / grade
Additional Resources/material needed

iPad

Useful information

This case study was conducted by Sharrow Primary School in Sheffield, in conjunction with nursery teachers Zubida Khatoon and Alice Worthington

Related ORBIT Wiki Resources

One of the lesson ideas from the case study is available as a separate resource at Telling Stories about Farm Animals

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