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EdTechTeacher Digital Storytelling Apps

EdTechTeacher Digital Storytelling Apps
Toontastic now offers all of its features for free. Students can create cartoons using characters, backgrounds, and then built-in story arc and then narrate with their own voice recording. Students can choose from hundreds of characters and special effects or create their own. Completed stories can be saved to the Camera. Price: FreeEase-of-use: MediumUsefulness: 4 out of 5 With ThingLink, students create "touchable" images. This app allows you to create short, 30 second stories that come complete with a talking avatar (cartoon person) and pre-designed backgrounds or backgrounds that students create. Price: Free or $4.99Ease-of-use: EasyUsefulness: 5 out of 5 Students can easily create their own unique digital puppet shows to tell a story. Price: FreeEase-of-use: EasyUsefulness: 4 out of 5 Though technically a screencasting app, Explain Everything is also a fantastic digital storytelling tool. Price: $3.99Ease-of-use: MediumUsefulness: 5 out of 5

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10 Great Writing iPad Apps for Teachers and Students Coming to you from the Canadian Maritimes ( Halifax), Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is an educational blog dedicated to curating, reviewing and sharing EdTech tools and mobile apps. The purpose is to help teachers and educators effectively integrate digital technologies into their day-to-day teaching, learning and professional development. For any questions regarding our website or the content we publish, please contact EdTech admin, editor and blog owner, Med Kharbach at: Med Kharbach is a doctoral researcher and former teacher with 10 years of classroom teaching experience. Med's research niche includes: language learning, linguistics, Internet linguistics, critical linguistics, discourse analysis, new (emerging) literacies, and educational technology. Here is how to cite any of our blog posts in APA style :

Storytelling digitale, coding e riuso: quando la tecnologia unita alla didattica lascia il segno di Caterina Moscetti Maestra presso la Scuola Primaria “Mons. Bartoletti” – Istituto Comprensivo Sigillo, Perugia Le storie vissute si ricordano. Awesome Apps for the Six Traits of Writing - WeAreTeachers Ideas Story Wheel ($2.99) Story Wheel is a digital storytelling app for the iPad and iPhone. The first student (or the whole class) chooses an image by spinning the story wheel, then responds to the image and records 30 seconds of narration. EdTechTeacher Classroom Videos - Projects, Curriculum, Tools & Tutorials Classroom video projects teach students to plan, organize, write, communicate, collaborate, and analyze. In fact, video has become so prolific that some colleges even include video submissions as part of their application process. As this media further matures, students may need to be able to express themselves as effectively through moving imagery as with the written word.

36 Digital Storytelling Sites and Apps From edshelf by edshelf: Reviews & recommendations of tools for education Once upon a time, there was a teacher looking for ways to help her students tell a story. She wanted to give them a variety of tools from which to construct their stories. At their school were computer labs, iPad carts, and a BYOD policy. With all those options, she knew there had to be more than just Microsoft Word.

English Language Arts Grade 4 Core Core Standards of the Course College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for K-5 Reading The following standards offer a focus for instruction each year and help ensure that students gain adequate exposure to a range of texts and tasks. Rigor is also infused through the requirement that students read increasingly complex texts through the grades. Students advancing through the grades are expected to meet each year’s grade-specific standards and retain or further develop skills and understandings mastered in preceding grades. Key Ideas and Details 4th grade Expository Writing Prompts – Rose Tran – NYOS Charter School Expository Essay Prompts Expository (informative) writing communicates information to the reader to share knowledge or to convey messages, instructions, and ideas. It involves communicating information at various levels of understanding, such as describing information, explaining or interpreting information, clarifying a process, or evaluating information. Practice any of these writing prompts at home! 1. If you could make changes in your school lunchroom what would they be?

Natural History Museum of Utah World-wide, there are more than 5,000 named species of living mammals. The list below includes 72 mammal species known from the Wasatch Front region. A Short Lesson in Taxonomy (the science or technique of classification) & Literature Cited. How to Use Scratch for Digital Storytelling Digital storytelling involves combining digital media (images, voice narration, music, text, or motion) to tell a story. Over the past few years, digital storytelling has become an increasingly popular and effective way for students to meet a range of learning goals in the classroom. Scratch, a programming project from the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, might be an unexpected tool for digital storytelling.