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Audiobooks and the Return of Storytelling

Audiobooks and the Return of Storytelling | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
We shouldn’t regard reading a book as more serious than hearing it out loud.
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Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas
A collection of suggestions for the best digital storytelling options including web-based tools, apps and rubrics.
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A Very Good Creative Book Maker for Young Learners

A Very Good Creative Book Maker for Young Learners | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Battle-Tested Tools to Rock Your Digital Storytelling

Join me for a live training going through a variety of low-cost and free visual storytelling tools, all of which you can access from your desktop or mobile pho…
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A VoiceThread for Any Course – VoiceThread

A VoiceThread for Any Course – VoiceThread | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by educator and VoiceThreader, Dana Heimlich, MS,Ed. I love VoiceThread! I love it so much that I’m always tweeting my gratitude to them–which is how I ended up writing this guest blog post (seriously). I’m very excited to share my experiences in the hopes that it might inspire you to … Continued
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Fun Collaborative Storytelling Tool Promotes Critical Thinking

Fun Collaborative Storytelling Tool Promotes Critical Thinking | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators. Site contains a Software Reviews Database, articles from Technology &amp; Learning Magazine, articles from Educators in Educators&#39; eZine, Event and Contest listings, Reader suggested Web sites, and weekly news updates on education technology leaders." /><meta id="MetaKeywords" name="KEYWORDS" content="tech, tech and learning, technology management, classroom technology, educational technology, technology education, tec
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Sway for iOS updated with business templates and more - MSPoweruser

Sway for iOS updated with business templates and more - MSPoweruser | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Microsoft today updated their Sway app for iOS devices. This v1.21 update brings support for new business templates. You can get started with several templates for Presentation, Newsletter, How-To, Report and more. Another new feature included in this update allows you to group text cards in a stack to reveal your message one point at a …
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Teachers Approve: Animoto – An Easy-To-Use Tool For Making And Sharing Videos - e-Learning Feeds

Teachers Approve: Animoto – An Easy-To-Use Tool For Making And Sharing Videos - e-Learning Feeds | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
What is Animoto? When you pronounce the word “animoto”, you may see that the stem of the word was taken from animation. In general, this can be the core fu
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How we created an interactive choose your own adventure book - Book Creator app

How we created an interactive choose your own adventure book - Book Creator app | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
This is an in-depth look at how to make an ambitious project come to life in Book Creator. A must-read for teachers who want to go deeper with Book Creator!
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Book Creator for Chrome is Here!

Book Creator for Chrome is Here! | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
As you may have heard on the latest episode of The Edtech Take Out podcast, a public beta of Book Creator for Chrome was officially launched this summer at the ISTE 2017 conference in San Antonio, Texas. Book Creator already has apps for iOS, Android and Windows devices, but this new update means your students…
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30 Immersive Storytelling platforms, apps, resources & tools

30 Immersive Storytelling platforms, apps, resources & tools | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
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…
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Gotta love this list! And hello? Kittens? Yes, please!

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The digital platform enabling kids to share animated real life stories

The digital platform enabling kids to share animated real life stories | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Young people and their insatiable thirst for instant gratification and authenticity often get a bad press from traditional media. As their eyes increasingly divert away from television, newspapers, magazines and contrived content in favor of online entertainment, the analogue world of our past has good reason to be rattled. Sensationalized shows about important topics with …
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Book Creator - the simple way to create beautiful ebooks - Book Creator app

Book Creator - the simple way to create beautiful ebooks - Book Creator app | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Book Creator is a simple EdTech tool to create ebooks on iPad, Android and Windows tablets. Create a book and publish it to Apple's iBooks Store.
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Spider Map Graphic Organizer | Web Graphic Organizers

Spider Map Graphic Organizer | Web Graphic Organizers | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Spider maps are used to brainstorm and plan. A spider web graphic organizer is a form of concept map. They help students organize thoughts & brainstorm ideas.
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9 Good Writing Apps for Middle Schoolers

9 Good Writing Apps for Middle Schoolers | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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5 Easy Rules to Remember When Telling Digital Stories

5 Easy Rules to Remember When Telling Digital Stories | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Nonprofit Technology Chat: 5 Easy Rules to Remember When Telling Digital Stories
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7 Websites – Fantastic For Writing Prompts

7  Websites – Fantastic For Writing Prompts | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
I really enjoy teaching children to write, but finding news ways to inspire them to think creatively is always a challenge. Luckily, there are many online resources which can be a real support.  Have a look at my video walk-through to see my favourite 7: Here are the links which will take you directly to…
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Over One Million Educators & Students to Make Their Mark on September 15th

Over One Million Educators & Students to Make Their Mark on September 15th | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
AS SCHOOL STARTS, OVER ONE MILLION EDUCATORS & STUDENTS AROUND THE WORLD TO MAKE THEIR MARK ON SEPTEMBER 15th - International DOT Day
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Augmented reality storytelling app takes Kakadu into digital age

Augmented reality storytelling app takes Kakadu into digital age | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Apple originally tried to block an Indigenous storytelling app from being publish, saying it had "limited usefulness", but Mikaela Jade has overcome that and other obstacles to launch her tech start-up in the remote Kakadu national park.
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Toontastic 3D: Great App for Storytelling

Toontastic 3D: Great App for Storytelling | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
The storytelling tool Toontastic 3D not only helps students to get creative but also gives an educational value. The whole process teaches kids.
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"Digital Play" for educational purposes

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How Zippy’s Tales uses digital storytelling to teach diversity to children

How Zippy’s Tales uses digital storytelling to teach diversity to children | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Is modern tech the answer to teaching cultural understanding and acceptance? A business born out of AUT called Titan Ideas is using augmented reality and other mediums to teach th
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Kids Bring Their Stories to Life With GoAnimate for Schools

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Digital Storytelling With Comics - Free Ebook

Disclosure: Storyboard That is a long-running advertiser on Free Technology for Teachers.  A few years ago I put together a PDF of fiv
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Why you Should Use Digital Storytelling in ELT

Why you Should Use Digital Storytelling in ELT | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Digital storytelling in the English language class can really benefit learners, especially when they get to create their own stories.
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One cryptic storyteller is using Twitter to craft thrilling interactive fiction

One cryptic storyteller is using Twitter to craft thrilling interactive fiction | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
A talented storyteller going by the name Nas Maraj is using Twitter to narrate riveting interactive tales where you choose what happens next.
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Write About

Write About | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
A community where students engage in high-interest writing for an authentic audience and teachers help students grow through the entire writing process.
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