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Doc Horse Tales: From Introduction-Making to Identity-Construction: An Example of Taking Tech from Glitz to Deep Learning

Doc Horse Tales: From Introduction-Making to Identity-Construction: An Example of Taking Tech from Glitz to Deep Learning | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it

The digital media might even help us construct better personal and social identities.  “A sense of identity combines the individual, personal world with the collective space of cultural and social relations” (Grootenboer, Lowrie, & Smith). 

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Teaching Narratives across the oral, print, & digital media
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Try navigating this collection through the tags. See the list of tags just above. These focus on major themes: Story (storytelling, nature of story, Seuss, and teaching narrative), Digital Media (digital media, nature of DM, DM production, photography, gaming), and Social Justice (social justice).  When you click on a tag, you'll see the curated items with those tags. As tagging is somewhat arbitrary, I encourage you to explore the range of items including ones not tagged with your topic of interest.

Other ScoopIt sites curate similar material.  For business storytelling, try: http://www.scoop.it/t/just-story-it

For general material on narrative, try Gregg Morris' http://www.scoop.it/t/story-and-narrative/ ;

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Must Read Report: The Internet’s Latest Disruption – Knowledge.

Must Read Report: The Internet’s Latest Disruption – Knowledge. | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
Know or die: risk and opportunity of Knowledge 2.0
“And the web stormed the enterprise and disrupted roles, tasks and jobs: it cast speed, openness, flexibility and efficiency throughout, sparing no business processes: manufacturing, logistic, accounting, customer relation management, lead generation…”
The digital mutation is also profoundly disrupting how knowledge is acquired, organized and shared. Knowledge is an intangible, yet strategic asset of any enterprise. With businesses becoming more virtual and dematerialized, its value is patently and rapidly growing. Continue reading →
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How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Unblock the “Spiritual Electricity” of Creative Flow

How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Unblock the “Spiritual Electricity” of Creative Flow | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
"No matter what your age or your life path … it is not too late or too egotistical or too selfish or too silly to work on your creativity.
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What Does Run 'Like a Girl' Mean to You?

What Does Run 'Like a Girl' Mean to You? | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
What does the phrase "you run like a girl" mean to you? In a new ad campaign, that was the question asked to a group of people who were instructed to act out their answer.  The first section of the video shows the stereotype, the second half, well, we'll let you see for yourselves.  What does "running like a girl" mean at Runner's World? Here are some links that should answer that question. 
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Anna Deavere Smith on Discipline and How We Can Learn to Stop Letting Others Define Us

Anna Deavere Smith on Discipline and How We Can Learn to Stop Letting Others Define Us | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
"What you are will show, ultimately. Start now, every day, becoming, in your actions, your regular actions, what you would like to become in
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"cultivating discipline and clarity in one’s self-assessment is of tremendous, soul-saving importance" because the opinions of others "at the most malignant extreme manifest as people’s tendency to make themselves feel big by making others feel small, make themselves feel real by making others feel unreal"
http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2014/06/16/anna-deveare-smith-discipline/

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I so wish I could say: Daddy, thank you so much for the stories.

I so wish I could say: Daddy, thank you so much for the stories. | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it

"My father added a whole dimension to my childhood, one that I took for granted.

 

When my sister and I were little, we had an almost daily ritual with my father: drawing stories.

 

He would sit us on his lap and get out his clipboard, a piece of paper and his black click pen. He’d divide the paper into four parts, and draw as he told a story. Sometimes he drew old favorites and we knew what would be in each of the four drawings. Sometimes he let us decide what he should say and draw. But most of the time, we had no idea what would come next.

 

And that was really fun."


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Some Web 2.0 classroom tools every teacher and learner should know about

Some Web 2.0 classroom tools every teacher and learner should know about | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
The term is audacious: Web 2.0. It assumes a certain interpretation of Web history, including enough progress in certain directions to trigger a succession. What forms of the Web have developed and become accepted enough that we can conceive of a transition to new ones? Many people—including, or perhaps especially, supporters—critique the “Web 2.0” moniker…

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From War To Wisdom: Ragtime - YouTube

Ragtime came back from Vietnam a changed man, and he changed his name because he didn't want to be the same person that he was in the war. Seeking peace, he ...
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400,000 beautiful digital images join the public domain from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

400,000 beautiful digital images join the public domain from the Metropolitan Museum of Art | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it

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M. Philip Oliver's curator insight, May 30, 2:53 PM

Thanks to Susan Bainbridge

Allan Shaw's curator insight, June 1, 6:57 PM

What a wonderful resource to have available! To be able to see the creativity of others through time without having to visit is such a privilege.

Javier Antonio Bellina's curator insight, June 5, 12:42 PM

Imágenes Digitales del Metropolitan a Dominio Público.

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Tablets Growing Faster Than PCs Ever Did: Mary Meeker’s 2014 Internet Trends

Tablets Growing Faster Than PCs Ever Did: Mary Meeker’s 2014 Internet Trends | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
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Presentation Zen: Storyboarding & the art of finding your story

Presentation Zen: Storyboarding & the art of finding your story | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
Storyboarding as we know it may have been pioneered by filmmakers and animators, but we can use many of the same concepts in the development of other forms of storytelling including keynote presentations or short-form presentations such as those made...

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Jeni Mawter's curator insight, May 6, 8:28 PM

Lost? Storyboarding can help you find the essence of you children's or young adult story.

Urban Book Editor's curator insight, May 10, 8:47 AM

We can also use storyboarding to work out scenes in novels. If outlines feel too limiting, try storyboards instead.

Samantha Melvin's curator insight, May 11, 6:14 PM

Great resource for CEDFA, this demonstrates the importance of planning "slides" in order to communicate our ideas effectively--teaching this to students is important, as they can learn to be efficient at getting their ideas out in the world #ufglobal #arted #communication #storyboarding 

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Trying Not to Try: How to Cultivate the Paradoxical Art of Spontaneity Through the Chinese Concept of Wu-Wei

Trying Not to Try: How to Cultivate the Paradoxical Art of Spontaneity Through the Chinese Concept of Wu-Wei | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
"Our modern conception of human excellence is too often impoverished, cold, and bloodless. Success does not always come from thinking more r
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Slingerland: the most important lubricant of our social interactions are powerful emotions that keep us honest rather than cognitive evaluations of prospective rewards and punishments via @brainpicker  

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The Periodic Table of Storytelling

The Periodic Table of Storytelling | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
The basic building blocks of storytelling
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3 TED Talks That Uncover the Secrets of Storytelling

3 TED Talks That Uncover the Secrets of Storytelling | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it

"When I decided to write an article on brand storytelling inspired by TED talks, I went about it all wrong.

 

Scouring YouTube for tactics, elements, and components of brand storytelling, I was aiming to find five or ten (or 17) actionable tips that you can use to tell you brand’s story.

 

I was already boring myself to death and I hadn’t even begun to write.

We have all heard (ad nauseam) about the “power of brand storytelling,” and I know that I have read more than one blog that spits off a numeric list of tips that I just “can’t live without” as a content marketer.

 

I began to get curious about what pulls me, personally, into a story. What is it that moves me so much that I become an advocate of the brand/person/cause that is being talked about in the story? What is that secret sauce in brand storytelling that activates the magic button inside each of us, firing up our passion?"


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Julie Neumark curates “over 25 TED talks” into 3 faves by Andrew Stanton, JJ Abrams, & Nancy Duarte with themes of “wonder, mystery, possibility, connection, and engagement.”

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Ken Schneider's curator insight, July 23, 11:49 AM

Very good POV on story and some interesting TED Talks - especially Nancy Duarte. Worth your time!

Karen Dietz's curator insight, July 23, 6:37 PM

Fellow curator Gregg Morris discovered this gem for his Story and Narrative curation and I thought you should know about it too.


3 TED talks are featured here and they are all worth watching. The first one from Andrew Stanton on the Clues To A Great Story I've curated before. It's a keeper. 


The second one from JJ Abrams is new for me -- and I love it. It's all about adding mystery into the storytelling toolbox. As the author of this post Julie Newmark says, "For example, creating puzzles to solve, challenges and even small adventures within your brand stories, you are involving customers and inspiring them to use their minds together as they seek to discover more. Engagement and connection to your brand is the point here and using mystery creates the potential for taking it all to a deeper level." Right on!!


And the third video from Nancy Duarte focuses on one of the most powerful dynamics for moving people to action -- before and after pictures.


Have fun with these and incorporate these lessons into your business storytelling.

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Philanthropy Front and Center-San Francisco

Philanthropy Front and Center-San Francisco | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
Grantmakers, their grants, and the work of the Foundation Center and other nonprofits in California and beyond.
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Brand Storytelling Lessons From a Successful Screenwriter

Brand Storytelling Lessons From a Successful Screenwriter | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it

"The big problem is that just because storytelling is becoming more popular doesn’t mean it’s always being done well. In truth, effective storytelling is deceptively difficult, requiring dedication, focus, and ongoing practice (talent plays a bit part, as well).

 

Few people know more about crafting a successful story than Pilar Alessandra, a popular and respected Hollywood script consultant."


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Gregg Morris's curator insight, July 2, 6:37 AM

Nice interview!

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College Film & Media Studies

College Film & Media Studies | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
A Reference Guide
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College Film & Media Studies is a reference guide – written by college students for college students.  You will find reference pages on all the elements of film form – from mise-en-scène to cinematography, editing, and sound as well as observations on new media and film analysis papers.

Contributions by students at Colgate University, New York University, and Stanford University.

Edited by Inga Pierson – Ph.D. in Italian Studies and Film Studies (NYU) and Lecturer in the Humanities at Stanford

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Presentation Zen: George Takei's bold TEDxKyoto Talk

Presentation Zen: George Takei's bold TEDxKyoto Talk | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it

What's your story?


"We always hear that this is the era of telling your story. "The world needs to hear your story," our friends keep telling us. But this raises the question—a question I hear perhaps more than any  other: How can I tell my story and not bore the audience? The answer is actually quite simple. Your story is really their story."


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Karen Dietz's curator insight, June 21, 10:13 AM

Yes, what a terrific point Takei makes. This is the essence of business storytelling. Enjoy this TED talk this weekend and enjoy your day!


And many thanks to fellow curator Gregg Morris for finding and sharing this.

Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, June 22, 8:13 AM

Great presentation about a not-everyday story of Georg Takei (alias Hikaru Sulu from the staff of  Star Trek's Enterprise...)

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Maria Tatar — The Great Cauldron of Story: Why Fairy Tales Are for Adults Again

Maria Tatar — The Great Cauldron of Story: Why Fairy Tales Are for Adults Again | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
Fairy tales' overt themes are threaded throughout hit TV series like Game of Thrones and True Blood, Grimm and Once Upon a Time. These stories survive by adapting across cultures and history -- helping us work through things like fear and hope.
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Thanks to Mordy L & Good Stories cohort Summer 2014 for finding curating this!

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In Kentucky, Moving Beyond Dependence On Tests

In Kentucky, Moving Beyond Dependence On Tests | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
How one district is moving past standardized tests in an effort to show deeper learning.
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 CCS with  performance-based assessment instead of standardized tests

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Mythology and Folklore Readings: Free Kindle eBooks

Mythology and Folklore Readings: Free Kindle eBooks | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
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How to Choose the Right Photographs for Your Presentation

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Slide Makeovers: Presentation Design Lessons from Real Slides

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10 Best Websites to Create Free Cartoons from Your Photos | ZDWired

10 Best Websites to Create Free Cartoons from Your Photos | ZDWired | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
Creating cartoon avatar of yourself is fun and interesting. You can convert your photos into cartoon effects using free online tools which you can use on your
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How great marketers tell stories

How great marketers tell stories | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it

"Former P&G marketing chief Jim Stengel says that the best companies tell two types of stories to build strong and enduring brands."

 

"The Brand Ideal, or Purpose, of Louisville Slugger is "to make players great." That statement could sound like puffery, except that the stories surrounding the brand make it plain and true. This is the case for most Ideal-driven businesses. Stories make the Ideal wheel spin.

 

Much has been written about the importance of storytelling in marketing and management, but nowhere do tales have a taller order than inside the walls of Ideal-driven companies. They bring definition to the Ideal. They authenticate it and animate it. They inspire and direct its activation.  They reaffirm the course and perpetuate the narrative."


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Pat Heffernan's curator insight, April 20, 3:30 PM

When positive social change is the purpose, good storytelling is just as effective (and essential).

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Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction

Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction | GoodStories246 | Scoop.it
The constant stream of stimuli offered by new technology poses a profound new challenge to focusing and learning.

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Dany Malaver's curator insight, April 12, 12:10 PM

el avance tecnologico en las escuelas y universidades, contribuye y apoya el proceso de aprendizaje de los jovenes para un futuro mejor

Bill Hurley's curator insight, April 13, 12:47 PM

"Researchers say the lure of these technologies, while it affects adults too, is particularly powerful for young people. The risk, they say, is that developing brains can become more easily habituated than adult brains to constantly switching tasks — and less able to sustain attention."

WEAC's curator insight, April 13, 12:48 PM

“I am trying to take back their attention from their BlackBerrys and video games,” he says. “To a degree, I’m using technology to do it.”