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Applying and Integrating Media and Technology for Learning and Traditional and Post Modern Classroom.
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Digital Storytelling Resources

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Digital Storytelling is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Digital stories derive their power by weaving images, music, narrative and voice together, thereby giving deep dime...
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Why (Digital) Storytelling?Storytelling is the expression of common cultural artefacts shared by individuals & societies with roots extending to the emergence of prehistoric humans.Stories help us make sense of ourselves, our cultures and societies, in rich and meaningful ways.Storytelling may give voice to individuals and groups who have been oppressed by a culture of literary dominance.Stories will help us leave a rich legacy of expression for future generations.Storytelling helps us reclaim our narratives from corporate and commercial interests.Stories and the process of storytelling can be used as a rich means of assessment.Storytelling proves to be an engaging alternative for many learners.
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Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian!

Seriously Amazing - Questions Come Alive at the Smithsonian! | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian asks and answers questions about science, art, history and culture, exciting the learning in everyone, every day.

The Smithsonian has recently launched a new website seriouslyamazing.com which “poses questions and answers to show people how it can be an exciting resource for discovery and learning.”

They have created " seven quirky characthers to symbolize the questions the Smithsonian asks and answers every day:

* The Wild represents the diversity of the animal kingdom
* The Mash-Up stands for the ways people share culture
* The Green reflects the wonder of the natural landscape
* The New is where technology and creativity collide
* The Masterpiece embodies artistic expression
* The Storyteller is about America, its people and the tales they tell
* The Discoverer explores our world and the universe

Take some time to explore this site. You may discover many new resources available at the Smithonian!


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Chris Jordan: Turning powerful stats into art | Video on TED.com

In this TED Talks video clip Artist Chris Jordan shows a view of what our Western culture looks like. His supersized images picture some almost unimaginable statistics such as the astonishing number of paper cups we use every single day.  Jordan gives the  numbers on the over use of consumables by the modern American. Creating large-format, long-zoom artwork from the most mindblowing data about our garbage.


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One artist designs Techno art that turns our scary facts and trash into art.

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