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*Ten Digital Storytelling Tools for Students of All Ages

*Ten Digital Storytelling Tools for Students of All Ages

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ISTE Special on Digital Storytelling I hope everyone is plugged into ISTE week. Whether you're heading to San Antonio or not, you can still engage by reading about ISTE Standards, following #ISTE17 on twitter and seeing what other educators are saying about the conference. In this newsletter, we take a look at ISTE Standards for Students and Teachers and how Digital Storytelling really covers the bases. If you haven't used Digital Storytelling yet for formative assessment, take some time this summer looking at how powerful a learning tool it can be. To make your job easier, try our Digital Storytelling Rubric. If you're thinking about upgrading to 30hands Storyteller Pro, tell your administrators or tech team to take advantage of the discounted price through the end of June.

*8 Steps To Great Digital Storytelling – Transform Learning ~ written by Samantha Morra First appeared on Edudemic. (Updated 3/14/2014) Stories bring us together, encourage us to understand and empathize, and help us to communicate. Long before paper and books were common and affordable, information passed from generation to generation through this oral tradition of storytelling. Share system audio in a Teams meeting Sharing your system audio lets you stream your computer audio to meeting participants through Teams. You can use it to play a video or audio clip as part of a presentation. Include system audio To share your system audio, select Share

Multimedia Join our email newsletter to receive free updates! Close Search for Ideas and Resources Filter Results Menu Multimedia *Jason Ohler Education and Technology: Beyond Words and Essays Part II. Emergence of new media literacies Every day media create every day literacy and fluency needs Students need to be able to write new media, and teachers need to be able to assess it. Until recently, every day media forms were text-based. *3 Rules of Transmedia Storytelling: Jeff Gomez Jeff Gomez, president and CEO of Starlight Runner Entertainment, a transmedia storytelling firm, has impressive transmedia storytelling credits, having worked on projects such as “Avatar,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” Gomez, who served on the jury for the Bombay Sapphire Award for Transmedia at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, will be conducting a one-day master class on “Creating Blockbuster Transmedia Story Worlds & Brands” at the new Made in NY Media Center by IFP on December 11. Indiewire recently talked to him about the rules of transmedia storytelling and why even low-budget independent filmmakers need to incorporate transmedia into their story worlds.

A new wave of classroom pioneers - Education Matters Magazine Eddie Woo with recipients of Learning Edge. From L-R: Jonathan Kim Sing, Nayomi Gribble, Eddie Woo, Sam Coburn, Holly Millican and Emily McLachlan. Image courtesy of Teacher's Mutual Bank. 11 Multimedia Lessons to Inspire Change - Official Teach Blog This is the first in a series of articles to take you through some multi-media tools and ideas that can help your students to become confident learners by becoming confident thinkers. So many things can happen in a classroom in any one minute – have you ever thought of freeze-framing one instant in a classroom and going back to reflect upon how many teachable moments are present within this moment? Perhaps by encouraging our students to be responsible for their own choices, and by believing in them, we can create the impetus for growth, challenge and change. We can encourage students to take the initiative by ”allowing” them to be themselves.

Types of Transmedia The various types of transmedia storytelling can be thought of in terms of the following: the narrative spaces covered (location, characters, time)the number and relative timing of the platforms (sequential, parallel, simultaneous, non-linear)the extent and type of audience involvement (passive, active, interactive, collaborative) . The first two dimensions can be represented by the diagram below. The next illustration shows the “Franchise Transmedia” project. It’s a series of single-platform deliverables – a book, a movie, a game. In many ways the platforms are independent except that they often cover different narrative spaces: prequel, sequel, flashback which may dictate a release order or schedule.

How to Make a Digital Bookshelf in Google Slides This summer I've had more requests for book recommendations than I ever have in the nearly thirteen year history of this blog. I've also had a ton of requests for help making things like digital choice boards. So to address both of those requests I made the following video in which I demonstrate how to use Google Slides to create an interactive, digital bookshelf. The process is simple and can be used to create all kinds of digital choice boards. In the following video I demonstrate how to create and publish a digital bookshelf with Google Slides.