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Survival Tips for Digital Storytelling. “It’s like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head.

Survival Tips for Digital Storytelling

Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.” ~ Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind Throughout history, people have learned through stories. If you enjoyed this post, you may want to subscribe for FREE to receive regular updates or subscribe to the Teacher Reboot Camp free eNewsletter to receive resources like these and updates on free professional development events!

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Ebook Creation. Inspiring Writing. Image Sites. Mobile Learning Digital Storytelling Apps. Voicethread Resources. Digital Storytelling with Mobile Devices. Say Cheese! Photography Projects for Learners. Newsworthy! Learning as a Digital Reporter for a Class News Site. Digital Journals: Getting Students to Blog, Research, and Curate. Creating Audio Tasks and Projects with Learners. 1, 2, 3 Action! Using Videography in the Classroom. Let's Create a Digital Book with Learners. Video Storytelling. Digital Storytelling. Engaging Learners through Digital Storytelling: 40+ Resources & Tips.

Currently, I am moderating a free online course, Digital Storytelling for Young Learners, with a dream team of moderators who are phenomenal at working with young learners, Esra Girgin, Barbara Sakamoto, Özge Karaoglu, Jennifer Verschoor, David Dodgson, and Michelle Worgan.

Engaging Learners through Digital Storytelling: 40+ Resources & Tips

Over 250 participants have joined and have shared incredibly imaginative stories in our online class portfolio. One of the most surprising discoveries, though, was that 62% of the teachers who took our survey said they had never had their learners create digital stories. Our language learners have powerful stories to share and often share personal stories in blogs, Facebook, Youtube, or Twitter. Through digital storytelling we motivate our learners to apply, contextualize, visualize, and personalize the language they learn. DigitalStorytelling4Kids [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Sandbox. Welcome to the Sandbox The Sandbox area is where you can test several of the digital storytelling tools we didn't cover in the sessions.

DigitalStorytelling4Kids [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Sandbox

First, visit the suggested tools and choose one or a few to play with. Then add your creation to the Posterous page by sending an email to with your creation. Sharing Stories: Powerful Lessons in Digital Storytelling GAETC. Digital Storytelling Tools for Educators by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano (eBook) Your notification has been sent Lulu Staff has been notified of a possible violation of the terms of our Membership Agreement.

Digital Storytelling Tools for Educators by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano (eBook)

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StoryKeepers - home. Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Stories and Good News vs. Bad News. “The truth is, we know so little about life, we don’t really know what the good news is and what the bad news is.”

Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Stories and Good News vs. Bad News

This season has been ripe with Kurt Vonnegut releases, from the highly anticipated collection of his letters to his first and last works introduced by his daughter, shedding new light on the beloved author both as a complex character and a masterful storyteller. All the recent excitement reminded me of an old favorite, in which Vonnegut maps out the shapes of stories, with equal parts irreverence and perceptive insight, along the “G-I axis” of Good Fortune and Ill Fortune and the “B-E axis” of Beginning and Entropy. The Future Of Storytelling Is About To Get Wild. Guest author Kim Gaskins is the director of content development and lead writer for Latitude, an international research consultancy.

The Future Of Storytelling Is About To Get Wild

Many of us go about our lives constantly surrounded by screens, immersed in various "stories": movies, TV shows, books, plot-driven video games, news articles, advertising, and more. Whether we realize it or not, we're creating new behaviors, routines, mindsets, and expectations around what we watch, read or play—which in turn presents new challenges and opportunities for creators and marketers.

In other words, while the fundamentals of good storytelling remain the same, technology is changing how stories can be told. Book Creator Free. Description The simple way to create your own beautiful iBooks, right on the iPad.

Book Creator Free

Read them in iBooks, send them to your friends, or submit them to the iBooks Store. Ideal for children’s picture books, photo books, art books, cook books, manuals, textbooks, and the list goes on. * The no. 1 Book app for the iPad in over 60 countries * "Book Creator makes e-book publishing easy” - * Over 6 million books already made with Book Creator* One of the Top 50 Apps for the iPad - The Guardian * Winner of a Parents' Choice Gold Award. Digital Storytelling Kit - Thank you! The resources in this kit will help you implement the exciting process of digital storytelling with your students.

Digital Storytelling Kit - Thank you!

Right- or ctrl-click to download each file below or download a single PDF on the right. Articles Sample Digital Stories Bookmark this page to use to set expectations for student work. Lesson Plans If you have any questions, please let us know. —The Tech4Learning Team. Ping Pong Story - Where Storytelling Meets Magic. English Language Learners and the Power of Personal Stories. We’ve asked Larry Ferlazzo, a prolific blogger and Twitter user who has written a recent book called “English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies That Work,” to do a guest post for us today. More than five million children in the United States enter school each year speaking a language other than English. That amount is expected to grow to 25% by the year 2025. 9 Web 2.0 Sites to Publish Student Work. Written by Mark Brumley Publish and Share Student Work Publishing educational technology enhanced content online, in eye-catching formats, is easier than ever.

9 Web 2.0 Sites to Publish Student Work

And, students love to publish their projects online and share with their family and friends. Use these easy-to-use web 2.0 sites to publish, share and celebrate student work. Two Publishing Categories. Lazoo: Squiggles! Interactive Animated Coloring Book. Description Praise of Squiggles: • "This app has a huge 'Wow' factor, as it encourages little ones to try new things ...

Lazoo: Squiggles! Interactive Animated Coloring Book

If you have a preschooler, don't miss this one. " -- USA TODAY- 4 Stars (out of 4) • "We promise it’ll draw you in. " -- DailyCandy • "Every child who tested this app loved it. " -- Circle of Moms Pictures come to life with "Squiggles! ", a revolutionary new educational drawing app for young children. A child’s simple hand-drawn squiggle can become a lion's mane, rocket smoke, cotton candy, a curly beard, and more! Save your child’s creations in the app, then upload them to Lazoo’s secure digital treasure chest or email them to family and friends! Video Dictionary: Vidtionary. Animation software. Essential Web Resources - Creating Online Story Books.

Sites for Creating Online Storybooks Presentation Handout (.pdf)Story Map Template (.doc) My Storymaker Very simple to use, and students do not need an account to create stories here. Students choose their main character from a list of possible characters, then they choose the character's goal and a secondary character. The Art Of Storytelling » Tell A Story. Get inspired by featured artwork from the Delaware Art Museum and write a story through the interactive Tell a Story activity. Look through the images below for a brief introduction on how this activity works, or click on the link below to begin telling your story. Launch the Tell a Story Activity 1) Choose an inspirational work of art. Write About This. Web20-21stcentury-tools - home. StoryKeepers - iPad StoryTelling APPS.

Storytelling continues to gain popularity as an educational activity. As it stimulates a deep thinking, creativity and basic literacies, it also enhances and enriches the learning experience for student voices. Storytelling is an art form that uses a story ARC regardless of digital tools used while modernizing the traditional oral storytelling. It is more than "tell about" or "explain something" - a rich, powerful storytelling unfolds a dilemma - a struggle and a resolution organized around a story point or lesson learned. The emotional journey very powerful way of communicating [supported by research] with our audiences be they peers and portraying to others who we are and what our own stories are. Welcome - ThingLink. BJP's Books & Articles. Books Articles I-imagine: Taking MY Place in the World ~ A Scrapbooking Journey PLUS Teacher's Guide (PDF Books) In life you have two choices.

You either create a future for yourself, or adapt to a future created for you by others.- Larry Quick I-imagine™: Taking MY Place in the World is a personal, scrapbooking journey grounded in new research showing significant gains that comes from inspiring hope, joy and action in learners. Visual storytelling: 14 tools for journalists. Credit: Image by TapiF on Flickr. Main / AUPGuides browse. DigitalStorytelling. “I know only one thing about the technologies that awaits us in the future:We will find ways to tell stories with them.” 17 Stop Motion Video Examples & Resources. Create a PicLit. Make Kids' Books Online For Free!

Open Thinking Wiki. CBBC - Blue Peter. The Museum of Me. Welcome to Muzy - Sign up or sign in here. Evaluating Projects. Scoring Guides. Making Stopmotion Movies. Character Development. Elements of the Story.

Sock Puppets. Storybird - Artful storytelling. Create Video Slideshows - Style Selector. Five Card Flickr. Lessons Specifically for Writer's Notebooks. Picture Prompt Story Starters. 100 Word Story. Journal Jar - Free Journal Topic App for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad / Android. Audacity: Free Audio Editor and Recorder.

Story Starters. Write your own stories with these type and print worksheets. By Jamie Keddie » Lying on the pavement. Why are you lying on the pavement? Are you drunk? In this activity, students explore issues that are raised in the video before acting out the street scene with a script. Lightning Bug. 7 billion Others. Google Search Stories.