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How Storytelling Inspires Children to Learn English

How Storytelling Inspires Children to Learn English | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
When you engage your English-language learners through the power, fun, and sharing of narrative, the formal elements of language acquisition will follow more easily.
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I could not agree more!!!!

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Creating interactive narratives

Creating interactive narratives | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, September 3, 1:00 AM


Fiona Milburn talks with Ingrid Kopp, director of Digital Initiatives at the Tribeca Film Institute in New York, about creating interactive narratives.

Simon Staffans's curator insight, September 4, 5:57 AM

Interesting interview.

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Episode Interactive « Pocket Gems

Episode Interactive « Pocket Gems | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
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Time to write love and hate stories, time to write, time to create, time to learn!

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Many Ways to Tell a Story: How Transmedia Is Transforming Education In and Out of Classrooms - The Digital Shift

Many Ways to Tell a Story: How Transmedia Is Transforming Education In and Out of Classrooms - The Digital Shift | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
SLJ explores how transmedia storytelling, or telling a story across media platforms, has cracked open engaging possibilities for educators to teach and assess, as well as for students to learn.
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Transmedia... rich narrative, creativity, high learning!

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Animating Your Classroom - iPads in Education

Animating Your Classroom - iPads in Education | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

" Mobile devices with built-in cameras such as the iPad enable budding animators to use a variety of easy to use animation apps to capture and stitch together photos of characters and objects into seamless, fluent animated movies. Further, the process of designing, scripting and staging animations has tremendous educational potential. Animation can be a wonderful mix of art, science, collaboration and problem solving.

 


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Animation is directly linked to storytelling and  narrative. Creativity in language learning.

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Amara - Caption, translate, subtitle and transcribe video.

Amara - Caption, translate, subtitle and transcribe video. | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
The easiest way to caption and translate any video, with crowdsourcing, volunteers, and professional services.

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Subtitles for any video... creative way to enrich vocabulary and writing skills

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Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, October 11, 2013 6:17 PM

Adding captions to video is simple using this tool.

Francesca Beltrami's curator insight, October 11, 2013 10:09 PM

Aggiungere didascalie ai video

Training in Business's curator insight, November 15, 2013 5:33 AM

Amara - Caption, translate, subtitle and transcribe video.

 

#presentationtips http://goo.gl/BRqvr0

 

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How to make RSA Animate style videos with your class… : Blogush

How to make RSA Animate style videos with your class… : Blogush | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
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Animations are probably the catchiest way to foster storyelling, narrative and a better communicative competence as a whole. Here's a nice article on the creation of animations like those in the RSA site... probably the most engaging way to show ideas in a graphic animated environment.

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Narrable

Narrable | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Narrable is a storytelling platform for students to use their voices to
share what they're learning in class and experiencing in life.
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Narrable's new version: Narrative created from the students' voices as well as the images they upload. Pure creativity!

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Animaker, Make Animated Explainers for free

Animaker, Make Animated Explainers for free | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Animaker.com is a cloud-based do-it-yourself (#DIY) video making app that is bringing studio quality professional animation tools within reach of everyone.
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Fun and learn put together. Time to create animations in the easiest way... catchy and rich tool!

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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, August 6, 2:16 AM

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How Tablets Are Powering The Future Of Storytelling

How Tablets Are Powering The Future Of Storytelling | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

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Because one way or another... they are. Sooo, let's see how.

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, June 27, 2:58 AM

Good stories are like springboards that set off the reader’s imagination into a realm of co-creation, where the the story evokes personal tales from the reader. These intertwine and lead to richer, memorable story experiences. 

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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, June 29, 11:41 PM

Tablets are in the hands of every child and young adult across much of the planet. Children's and young adult storytellers take not.

Karen E Smith's curator insight, July 2, 3:46 PM

First drafts from now on are done on my iPad. This is a personal shift.

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Edgar the storyteller

Edgar the storyteller | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Edgar is a storytelling toolkit to craft and share digital stories. It takes a minute to craft the story, and seconds to tell the whole world.
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Best way to start with digital/visual storytelling. Easy and intuitive, with rewarding outcomes!!

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, March 5, 11:35 PM

This is great for students that like stories.

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Buncee - Your Creation and Presentation tool Simplified

Buncee - Your Creation and Presentation tool Simplified | Create: 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Buncee lets you create amazing things to share with everyone
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Easy tool to create nice catchy presentations!!

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Fotopedia Reporter

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Fotopedia Reporter, we're all reporters.


Via Nik Peachey
Ricard Garcia's insight:

It is, indeed! A catchy way to enhance narrative and descriptive writing

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KB...Konnected's curator insight, September 24, 2013 6:30 PM

Neat tool students can use to create photo journals, photo news stories etc. There is a wide variety of ways to add pictures including instagram, Dropbox, Evernote, Picassa, your computer, and many more. Easy to use. Add your own title and text for photos added. Sign up with email address, twitter or facebook. They also have a great free app for iPhone and iPad 

Mary A. Axford's curator insight, September 25, 2013 9:15 AM

Some great visuals... might indeed be useful for student assignments.

Mike Dilger's curator insight, October 16, 2013 7:59 AM

Could be a useful resource.  Japanese section would be useful for cultural program and other subjects such as Science could use the Science focus articles.  The "Everyone is a Reporter" aspect could be adapted for real world writing but it would need to be set up and explored for student suitability.