Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children
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Exploring the intersection of Children's Publishing (books, toys, apps, games), Maker Education (#steam) & Transmedia Storytelling
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Educational Software | Teaching with Comics | Bitstrips for Schools

Educational Software | Teaching with Comics | Bitstrips for Schools | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Bring comics to the classroom with educational software that helps students create, share and collaborate on comics - without drawing a line. Use Bitstrips for Schools to teach reading comprehension, writing and digital literacy.
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Childstats.gov - America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011 - Introduction

Childstats.gov - America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011 - Introduction | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011 is a compendium of indicators depicting both the promises and the challenges confronting our Nation's young people. The report, the 15th in an ongoing series, presents 41 key indicators on important aspects of children's lives.
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Write4Kids TV: Children's Book Apps Made Easy

From http://write4kids.tv, an interview with Karen Robertson, author of "The Author's Guide to Book Apps". Karen explains how any writer can easily and inexp...
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Children's publishing "haemorrhaging talent" | The Bookseller

Children's publishing "haemorrhaging talent" | The Bookseller | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk.
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Scholastic Store SoHo | A must-see destination for kids of all ages

Scholastic Store SoHo | A must-see destination for kids of all ages | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
The Scholastic Store, located in SoHo, New York City is a unique space that elicits gasps and giggles from even the most sophisticated shoppers.
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TEDxHalifax - Evan Jones - Belief is not Binary

Stitch Media partner Evan Jones, is a two-time Emmy Award® winner whose innovative work on interactive content for primetime television, radio, web, mobile a...
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Storytelling Gets an Upgrade: Beyond Tactile Stories | Digital Book World

Storytelling Gets an Upgrade: Beyond Tactile Stories | Digital Book World | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
In this final post on storytelling upgrades, transmedia storyteller and novelist J.C. Hutchins examines the myriad features of the iPad that go beyond kinetic and tactile fiction.
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Different strategies for engaging an online audience: Part ONE | Transmediology

Different strategies for engaging an online audience: Part ONE | Transmediology | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
With the explosion of the internet as a tool for creating and interacting with social media content – engaging audiences online is becoming more and more important for the entertainment industries.
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Ebb & Flow - Homepage

Ebb and Flow is a collaborative digital writing project created by digital authors working with five Suffolk Schools.
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The Making of A Game of Phones

This presentation was given at the mLearnCon 11 conference in San Jose, CA covering the making of the A Game of Phones card game played at the conference.
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Facebook and Time Warner join forces against bullying

Facebook and Time Warner join forces against bullying | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Time Warner and Facebook are combining their individual anti-bullying efforts to form one multimedia partnership designed to educate parents, teachers and youth about the actions that will help protect young people from the impacts of bullying.
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How Do We Address the Needs of Kids Without Mobile Access? | MindShift

How Do We Address the Needs of Kids Without Mobile Access? | MindShift | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Questions raised about the digital divide and access to mobile for kids. Will mobile access help close the achievement gap?
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Kids Read Comics!

Kids Read Comics! | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Kids Read Comics Celebration 2011 was an awesome event, with hundreds of kids and adults taking part in a spectacular couple of days’ worth of fun and exploration of the world of comics.
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Apps Bring Past, Present and Future Into Focus

Apps Bring Past, Present and Future Into Focus | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
A few new apps will tell you what used to be nearby, or even what might have been nearby — less practical but often thoroughly satisfying experiences.
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Welcome to Monsterville < What’s on < Discover

Welcome to Monsterville < What’s on < Discover | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Discover is a hands-on interactive story trail in Stratford, East London E15, where young minds can play, explore, make up new characters and create their own special tales. Discover is about story-building - making stories together.
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The Animatronics Workshop

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The Animatronics Workshop is an on-going experiment to have kids create complete robotic shows! In this site, you will find lots of information that will help you create your own animatronic shows, or better yet, start your own animatronics program at your school.
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A Novel Approach to Supporting an Indie

A Novel Approach to Supporting an Indie | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Gearing up for the release of his latest graphic novel for kids, Sidekicks, author-illustrator Dan Santat developed a scheme to support his local independent bookstore through pre-order sales.
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Storytelling Gets an Upgrade: Reach Out and Touch It | Digital Book World

Storytelling Gets an Upgrade: Reach Out and Touch It | Digital Book World | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
In the series of posts, novelist and transmedia storyteller J.C. Hutchins explores innovative narrative techniques unlocked by the iPad's touch- and motion-based features.
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NEW BREED - A Conversation on Transmedia - Part 1

A Conversation on Transmedia with Henry Jenkins and Lance Weiler http://workbookproject.com...
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Stitch Media to develop project for kids

Stitch Media to develop project for kids | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Stitch Media to develop project for kids...The project will be the company’s first aimed at children ages seven to nine. Imaginary Friends will combine digital storytelling and games for kids. Parents will also be able to use a web-supported guide to help teach kids to read and can also personalize the story for a child.
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Ebb & Flow: Ipswich schools digital stories project | Blog | Kate Pullinger - writer

Ebb & Flow: Ipswich schools digital stories project | Blog | Kate Pullinger - writer | Transmedia 4 Kids: Creating Content For Children | Scoop.it
Digital fiction collaboration between five Ipswich secondary schools, five digital writers, USC, and artsroute, an innovative arts-in-schools project based in Ipswich.
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CIC 2011 - Learning Games Interview w Henry Jenkins

Scott Traylor of 360KID interviews media theorist and educator Henry Jenkins about what educational publishers should consider when making learning games for...
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