Introduce Mapping and user-generated narrative cartographies. Discuss how these maps are useful. Show examples in Google Maps that demonstrate the ability to create narratives.2. Building a Collaborative Google Map
Introduce students to Google Maps, including how to add points of interest, text descriptions, photos, audio and video, and links. Students will take their personal maps and begin to transfer them to a single collaborative class-wide Google Map and are encouraged to include photos, audio and video, using research tools they learned in Workshop 2 (Meet Me).Neighborhood Examples:
Laptop, Projector, Student handouts (Google Map Tutorial & Examples)Assignment
Students are encouraged to continue adding to their collaborative map.Instructor Resources
Good Map Tutorial & Examples student handoutStandards
This workshop meets the following academic standards: CCCS - Speaking & Listening - Comprehension and Collaboration (1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 2), Grades 9 - 12; CCCS - Speaking & Listening - Presentation & Knowledge of Ideas (5), Grades 9 - 12; CCCS - Writing - Texts, Types & Purposes (2d), Grades 9 - 12; Career Technical Content Standards - Technology, Grades 9 - 12; Pathways Standards - Media Support & Services PathwayStudents will now transition from "development" to "production" as they begin the multimedia workshops--the building blocks in becoming student producers. In preparation for field production, divide students into teams, assign them crew roles, and begin to generate a schedule, production breakdown and script. Throughout the workshops, Departures professionals will teach and mentor students in each media track: audio, photography, video, and interactive design.