Storyboard That: The World's Best Free Online Storyboard Creator. Create Your Guts Out! 30hands Mobile is a fun, innovative storytelling app that allows students, teachers and anyone with creativity to easily create narrated stories or presentations based on photos, images, drawings using an iPad, iPhone or iPod.
Different from other presentation apps, 30hands Mobile focuses on the power of storytelling and ITERATIVE CREATIVITY. Like pages in a book, photos or images are dragged around the desktop into the order of the story. Next, the teacher or student records audio over each image. Easy editing allows students to take learning to a higher level and creates a better final video whether created by a student or teacher. Finally, the story or presentation can be published to the device’s photo area or uploaded to a 30hands Cloud collaborative learning site. Registration in the mobile app provides login credentials for the 30hands Cloud Community site at Uses: 1. 5 Easy Steps: 1.
Write. Think Pieces. Narratively - Human Stories, Boldly Told. A Book Is a Heart That Only Beats in the Chest of Another: Rebecca Solnit on the Solitary Intimacy of Reading and Writing. “Learning how to be a good reader is what makes you a writer,” the magnificent Zadie Smith told the audience at the 15th annual New Yorker Festival on a late Friday night, echoing Susan Sontag’s assertion that fruitful writing is born out of fruitful reading, out of a “book-drunken life.” This osmotic relationship between reading and writing has been extolled in forms as piercingly poetic as Kafka’s letter on the purpose of books and as scientifically grounded as the work of Harvard psycholinguist Steven Pinker, but hardly anyone has expressed it more lyrically and with more shimmering aliveness than another of our era’s greatest essayists, Rebecca Solnit, in The Faraway Nearby (public library) — the equally, if differently, rewarding follow-up to her spectacular essay collection A Field Guide to Getting Lost.
Ink - Quotes about writing by writers presented by The Fontayne Group. Writing "I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark.
" Henry David Thoreau "Writing is an adventure. " Winston Churchill "Know something, sugar? Stories only happen to people who can tell them. " Allan Gurganus "... only he is an emancipated thinker who is not afraid to write foolish things. " The Psychology of What Makes a Great Story. “Stories,” Neil Gaiman asserted in his wonderful lecture on what makes stories last, “are genuinely symbiotic organisms that we live with, that allow human beings to advance.”
But what is the natural selection of these organisms — what makes the ones that endure fit for survival? What, in other words, makes a great story? That’s what the great Harvard psychologist Jerome Bruner (October 1, 1915–June 6, 2016), who revolutionized cognitive psychology and pioneered the modern study of creativity in the 1960s, explores in his 1986 essay collection Actual Minds, Possible Worlds (public library). Sideways Dictionary. Tip of the Week: Text, Context, and Subtext. I wrote earlier this week about some things to think about when selecting primary source documents for use in your classroom.
Stripgenerator.com - Comic Creating Community. 30 Immersive Storytelling platforms, apps, resources & tools. The following list was compiled by an amazing group of storytellers from around the world.
Last semester, while I was teaching Building Storyworlds: the art, craft & biz of storytelling in 21c at Columbia University, I reached out via a facebook post for immersive storytelling platform, app, resource and tool recommendations. Each semester my students design, prototype and present an immersive adaption of Sherlock Holmes. I shared some of the following list with the class in an effort to provide a sandbox for their experimentation. The Great Books Foundation. Shared Inquiry™is a method of teaching and learning that enables people of all ages to explore the ideas, meaning, and information found in everything they read.
It centers on interpretive questions that have more than one plausible answer and can lead to engaging and insightful conversations about the text. And it is based on the conviction that participants can gain a deeper understanding of a text when they work together and are prompted by the skilled questioning of their discussion leader. In this type of discussion, each participant engages in an active search for the meaning of a work by reading closely, asking questions and discussing actively.
Discussion leaders provide direction and guidance in order to get participants thinking, listening, and responding to questions and answers from others in their discussion groups. The participants in the group look to the discussion leader for questions, not answers. Nonfiction Discussion Foldable. Where I’m From: Using Haiku Deck to Visualize Place. Here's a lesson I designed for use in my University of Alaska Southeast summer course - ALST 600.
I'll be working with nearly 40 preservice teachers in the secondary MAT program teaching Alaska Studies using a place-based approach that integrates good instructional practice and free ed tech tools across the curriculum. For more on this lesson click here This lesson features a poem as a prompt for a creative reflection. It also integrates two tools for presentation of the reflection. Six Word Stories. Quill.org — Interactive Writing and Grammar.
Idiomatic.Ally. Imagi.nation. MYTHOS. Choose Your Own Adventure.