12 sided calendar Download a 12 sided calendar Download a dodecahedral calendar. You can choose between PostScript and PDF format. Choose PostScript format if you want to mark holidays and birthdays. my StoryMaker at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh my Storymaker® was named one of the Best Websites for Teaching and Learning by the American Association of School Librarians, a division of the American Library Association. People worldwide enjoy my StoryMaker®. Find out what all the fun is about! You have the power to decide -- choosing characters, taking them on adventures and creating your very own story along the way. my StoryMaker® lets you control characters and objects -- and it creates sentences for you! Or, you can enter your own words. Once you are done with your story, you can print it out.
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StoryChasers Storychasers offers several different iPad-based digital storytelling workshops, primarily focused on helping teachers facilitate student multimedia projects in the classroom with students using iPads. These are offered both as full-day, on-site workshops for teachers and staff, as well as open workshops individuals can register to attend. Our workshops are BYO-iPad: Bring Your Own iPad! Participants in our workshops teach in both “1 to 1” iPad settings (where every student and teacher has an iPad) as well as cart / checkout settings where iPads are available for student/teacher use when needed. Learn more about our workshop leaders, register to attend an upcoming workshop, or contact us to inquire about bringing a Storychasers workshop to your school, conference, event, or other organization. We currently offer four different iPad-based digital storytelling workshops:
Trial version - "P&P World Map" You can easily draw line, write text, and fill the nation. : Undo. : Color. Select the color of the pen, text, and area fill tool. Interactive Storytelling: Preparing Students to Innovate This morning I gave a talk in the GDC Education Summit — Interactive Storytelling: Preparing Students to Innovate — and I’m posting my slides below. As for the topic, my talk description ended up being pretty accurate: We want students to create innovative games, but innovation in interactive storytelling can be hard to imagine for students, both undergraduate and graduate. Designing an interactive story isn’t a secret art or a matter of magical technology. It’s the design of a system, of elements and operations, just like other parts of games.
This blog discusses issues concerning learning, e-learning and transferring knowledge from retiring baby boomers to incoming gamers. The goal is to share information and knowledge to create a better understanding of learning design. Using Games and Gamification for Employee Screening I was interviewed a while ago about the use of games and gamification within the employee selection process, here are some of the questions and responses. Can you give an example of a gamified hiring process? One example is to gamifiy the process of selection of people to work in the cyber security industry. So […] Continue Reading →
Storytelling Alice Disclaimers: Storytelling Alice was created as part of the research for my PhD dissertation. It has not been heavily tested in the classroom (as Alice 2 has) and no support is available. It is available for download in part because of the overwhelming number of requests that I have received and in part because it provides a glimpse of some of the ideas influencing the design of Alice 3. Motivator: Create your own motivational posters! First time here? Welcome! We have a lot of fun stuff to play with like ourMotivational Poster maker, Magazine Cover maker, Pop Art poster, and much more!
Chris Crawford on Interactive Storytelling, 2nd Edition As a game designer or new media storyteller, you know that the story is critical to the success of your project. Telling that story interactively is an even greater challenge, one that involves approaching the story from many angles. Here to help you navigate and open your mind to more creative ways of producing your stories is the authority on interactive design and a longtime game development guru, Chris Crawford. To help you in your quest for the truly interactive story, Crawford provides a solid sampling of what works and doesn't work, and how to apply the lessons to your own storytelling projects. After laying out the fundamental ideas behind interactive storytelling and explaining some of the misconceptions that have crippled past efforts, the book delves into all the major systems that go into interactive storytelling: personality models, actors, props, stages, fate, verbs, history books, and more.