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Leslie
Moitoza

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Leslie Moitoza taught high school in a large urban district in California.

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Bay Area Writing Project

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Oregon Writing Project @ University of Oregon
Oregon

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"I had a great experience with the digital story project. The feeling and enjoyment it gave me was awesome. I felt like it helped me gain responsibility. I feel more responsible because in order to take all of the pictures, get songs, and finish the movie, it takes responsibility. Plus the fact that I enjoyed working on the digital story project. It helped me gain knowledge of how my neighborhood truely is. I had a great time working on this project. ..."

Read more of Rodolfo’s Reflection.

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on Jun 18, 2010
by Leslie Moitoza
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"So the digital story project was actually a fun helpful project. It helped me in two major ways! It not only helped me with my academic writing, but it also me have fun! I would love to do this again some days and I’m not so happy it’s over. ..."

Adrian's reflection.doc

"This digital story project helped my writing by really bringing my writing potential out. Before I did this project my writing wasn’t all that great but while I was writing my part of the essay I noticed that it was pretty good. ..."

LaMar's reflection.doc

"Often we came up with what seemed to be a good thesis, but we found that we often broadened our thesis to the point where we couldn’t actually get our point across. This taught me really how to think up of a topic and to find the significance of the chosen topic. ..."

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on Jun 7, 2010
by Leslie Moitoza
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A digital story by Adrian, Bhavesh and LaMar in response to the My Generation assignment.

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on Jun 3, 2010
by Leslie Moitoza
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A digital story created by Louis and Rodolfo in response to the Characterizing the Neighborhood assignment.

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on Jun 3, 2010
by Leslie Moitoza
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Inquiry is the component that underlies everything in this project: my initial question, supporting curriculum design, and reflection as well as my students’ inquiry process culminating in their reflective essays. As I discussed earlier, when I introduced the digital story project to my students, I told them about my Summer Institute experience and my inquiry and encouraged them to be part of the inquiry, too. Like me, reflecting on my practice, they would be reflecting on their experience. Their reflections while helping me with my inquiry could help them to become metacognitive writers and more proficient critical thinkers. We would all be researchers together—recording and analyzing our data. At first they weren’t sure what all this would mean, but delighted with the computers and making digital stories, they were willing to participate.  

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on Jun 3, 2010
by Leslie Moitoza

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