I chose these traits in my Rubric because you must possess 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 3 minute digital story is well balance and is appropriate for all ages. The google self-driving car is an engaging story line that shows how the future of driving could unfold. The digital craftsmanship is flawless. The multiple camera angles makes it interesting.
|Audience Engagement||How well did the story capture and keep audience engagement? Was the level of interactivity appropriate to the story being told.||
Great! This short video is engaging all students of all ages will find it interesting. Students have a hard time believing this is the future which leads to interesting conversations. Who is responsible for the car insurance, the manufacture or the car owner? How will these cars impact society? This digital story lines captures the audience attention and never lets it go.
|Originality, voice, creativity||How creative was the production? Did the presentation exhibit an original sense of voice and a fresh perspective?||
This short story is well made and creatively done. The multiple camera angles gives the production a high quality feel. The google technician is authentic and offers a fresh perspective on the many challenges that need to be overcome before self driving cars become a full reality.
My students really enjoyed this digital story. As we move into designing electric cars and building small models for this STEM unit, the students were excited and engaged in conversations about this subject.
Final score 30/30. I would recommend this digital story to all grade levels to introduce a STEM topic. Students are excited about this topic and offer a wide variety of perspectives what is good and bad about Self Driving cars.