Comment (2) Peer Digital Story Critique Week 6

My Critique

I chose these traits in my Rubric because you must possess these traits to be successful in telling a Digital Story.


Digital Story evaluation: 10 points each
Digital Craftsmanship Command of the media? Was the use of media appropriate, supportive of the story, balanced and well considered? This short video clip was well made and was engaging to High School students. The media was appropriate and motivational. The video clip is balanced and gives many perspectives on what it means to “go all the way”. I thought the craftsmanship of the video was professional and the background music and vocal speaker were appropriate.

Points: 10

Audience Engagement How well did the story capture and keep audience engagement? Was the level of interactivity appropriate to the story being told.  

The high school students were engaged in this short video and seem to be inspirational for many of the students. The level of interactivity was appropriate to the story being told. The students had a short discussion on the video afterwards, and many of them gave examples of what it takes to be successful on a task.   


Points: 10

Originality, voice, creativity How creative was the production? Did the presentation exhibit an original sense of voice and a fresh perspective?  

This video clip was creative, this is seen by the variety of images that was included in the presentation. The voice in the video was original and went with the images of the clip. This was a fresh perspective for the students and they truly seemed to enjoy this Digital Story. I would heartily recommend this video to any high school or middle school students.

Points 10


This was a great video to start the week out with students, and to offer students a fresh perspective on what it takes to be successful. The images and voice were engaging and the digital story was able to keep the attention of the students.

Final score 30/30. I highly recommend this video to any teacher who is interested in showing a motivational Digital Story to their students and also teach the importance of chasing goals and becoming the best we can be!

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