From the Educational Costume to Playmobils: Digitally Enriched Storytelling with the Use of Stop Motion Video
- Country : Greece
- Subject : History and Ethnology
The present study examines the teaching of folk culture (traditional clothing) in Primary Education, integrated into a wider interdisciplinary framework, through a guided research project using digital storytelling. In particular, the possibility of teaching the traditional clothing (folk costume) of Pyrgos, Elis, as part of folk culture, is explored, creating the components of the traditional clothing of the region for Playmobil figures and including them in a related digital story. For this purpose, an educational scenario is proposed in the context of the interdisciplinary teaching of the Flexible Zone in Primary Education for the 5th and 6th grade of Primary Education and specifically the courses of History, Geography and Language-Literature with the assistance of Visual Arts and of ICT, regarding traditional clothing. The aim of the educational scenario is to demonstrate the value and importance of traditional costume as an integral part of folk art and folk culture. Moreover, the place of folk culture and traditional costumes in the modern digital area and digital education is investigated, as well as the understanding of the subject matter and the multiple literacies cultivated through digital technology.