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Digital storytelling with StoryRobe

Digital storytelling with StoryRobe
StoryRobe is another way for kids to create digital stories using photos or digital copies of their own artwork. Once they've selected the images they want to use and put them in the right order, they can record the text to go with the images. They can talk for a total of up to 3 minutes, and synchronize the images with what they are saying by tapping the screen as they talk to advance to the next picture. Unlike StoryKit, there is no option to add text to the finished product, as the model is more video-like than book-like. I initially thought that one drawback to working with StoryRobe is that once you start the process of adding pictures to your story, you really have to complete the story (including adding audio) in one sitting. I have not always been successful in creating StoryRobe stories - the process seems to fail at the point of creating the finished video. I'd given up trying to get longer videos to save properly! Related:  monicasouto

Diction Exercises - Tongue Twisters to Learn How to Speak Clearly - articulation drills to make sure they get your message Why should you do diction exercises? Because your speech content may be great, you may look fantastic but unless your audience can UNDERSTAND what you're saying, your message is lost. 697Save Diction exercises will help you learn how to speak clearly. These drills are the speaker's warm-up equivalent. The benefits of diction/articulation exercises or drills are: strengthening and stretching the muscles involved in speech bringing to your attention habitual speech patterns which may be less than perfect. Good diction is NOT about changing your accent or making you 'talk posh'. The most commonly known and used diction exercises are Tongue Twisters. There are literally squillions of them, each focusing on either a single letter, or a letter combination. Tongue twisters have long been an integral part of a public speaker's tool kit. Diction Exercises: Tips & Tongue Twisters Diction Exercises for 'B' words: Bill had a billboard. For 'Q' words:

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iOSteacher: Digital storytelling with StoryKit StoryKit is a free app for both the iPod and iPad that allows the reader to create digital stories. When I first downloaded it, I didn't get the point right away and thought it was just another, not very good, ereader because it comes with three books included on its bookshelf. Once I figured out that it is intended to create books as much as to read them, it suddenly became a LOT more interesting! The first time I used it with students was with a group of 1st graders. They created a book for me on paper first and only once that was finished did we start the process of transferring the book to the iPods. For their books (about animals) the students had drawn pictures. All the students VERY quickly got the hang of navigating their way through StoryKit. Here is a YouTube video on using StoryKit on an iPad. Here is a sample photo story educator and technology advocate Wes Fryer put together using StoryKit about visiting China. Things to be aware of about using StoryKit:

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