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6 of The Best iPad Apps for Digital Storytelling

6 of The Best iPad Apps for Digital Storytelling
May 18, 2015 Here are some excellent iPad apps to enhance students creativity through digital storytelling. These are among the best apps teachers have been using with their students to create, narrate, and share stories. Using these apps students will be able to tell their own stories using a variety of multimedia materials that include: images, characters, avatars, photos, audio recordings, video clips and many more. The editing and creation functionalities differ from one app to the other but overall, the process is fairly simple and student friendly: 1- 30hands “30hands Mobile focuses on the power of storytelling and ITERATIVE CREATIVITY(TM). 2- Toontastic “Toontastic is a creative storytelling app that enables kids to draw, animate, and share their own cartoons with friends and family around the world. ..Making cartoons with Toontastic is as easy as putting on a puppet show - simply press the record button, move your characters onscreen, and tell your story. 3- ZooBurst 6- Tellagami

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