Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching Return to MERLOT II Home Page Search all MERLOT Select to go to your profile Click to expand login or register menu Select to go to your workspace Select to go to your Dashboard Report - Digital Storytelling Tools by Özge Karaoglu 0 Comments June 1, 2011 By: Guest Blogger Jun 1 Written by: 6/1/2011 4:34 AM
Artful storytelling Longform books won't appear in Explore or Search for a few weeks. Hang tight. Featured Story Swipe Bringing Back the Pen Pal: 9 Creative Ways to Send Snail Mail First duct tape envelopes and now professing our love for snail mail – it seems we've officially gone postal! While we love using technology to keep in touch with friends and family, there's still something incredibly special about sending or receiving an actual piece of mail. At this point, almost all of the "real mail" 2.0ers tend to send and receive is related to weddings, but we think it's time to bring the pen pal back for more than just nuptial events. Here are 9 creative ways to send snail mail to the important folks in your life, from a pie you can mail to our adorable pop-ups and two modern takes on the classic message in a bottle. (Mail pro tip: Buy stamps on USPS.com to avoid post office woes – we're partial to this summer's Celebrate Scouting set.) 1.
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Glogster To help us grow our information network, and keep collecting the best content and new ideas for educators, please LIKE US, share on Facebook, Tweet us, and scroll to the end of this post to sign up for alerts; we’ll let you know when new content becomes available. Glogster EDU is a fantastic tool whose versatility is limited only by one’s imagination. It is one of the most underutilized Web 2.0 tools out there! This blog is dedicated to sharing and celebrating innovations in the classroom using this remarkable tool. 1. Ice Breakers or Getting to Know You gnitive Differences Between Adults & Children Author: Jeff Durham - Updated: 15 September 2012| Comment There’s an old saying that goes “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” and, whether you believe that or not, the same principle cannot be applied to humans.
iPad StoryTelling APPS StoryTelling continues to gain popularity as an educational experience creating MORE "sticking power" for concepts a la brain science as well as developing essential communication skills for a media-rich world vying for attention. StoryTelling stimulates 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 so much more than "tell about" or "explain something" - it NOT a fact-based unfolding with a beginning, middle and end! Expect students to deliver an artistic experience of a rich, powerful storytelling unfolding a dilemma - a struggle and a resolution organized around a story point or lesson learned. Ensure that there is an insight or strong reflective conclusion that reveals the POINT of the storytelling or message!