Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas
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A collection of suggestions for the best digital storytelling options including web-based tools, apps and rubrics.
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Can You Tell Your Story Without Using Words?

Can You Tell Your Story Without Using Words? | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
How is your story being told? Can you capture the hearts of your audience without using any words to do so?

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Patricia Stitson's curator insight, April 17, 2015 4:43 PM

A exercise challenge we should all try...

Dupree Wesley's curator insight, May 6, 2015 3:52 PM

A great insight into the power of the visual art medium in story telling.

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Does Your Classroom Tell a Story?

Does Your Classroom Tell a Story? | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Bringing objects and props into your classroom can create a world of curiosity and wonder for you and your students.

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The Art of Story Telling: 5 Tips to Telling a Great Story

The Art of Story Telling: 5 Tips to Telling a Great Story | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
I’m sure you’ve been at an interview or a dinner party or a fundraiser and someone asks…”tell me about yourself”. Most of us define ourselves by the list of things we have done, the places we’ve been, the schools we’ve attended. But that’s not who we are. We are a collection of stories, not fables,... Read more »

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How to Teach Google What a Story Is

How to Teach Google What a Story Is | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Deep inside Google, a small team has been trying to solve a problem that's easy for any schmuck around the watercooler but frighteningly difficult for the world's most data-rich company: telling a story.

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Digital storytelling: story types & best practices

Digital storytelling: story types & best practices | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
What is the future of storytelling and which possibilities are out there to cover stories with the help of data and multimedia? Gregor Aisch, a New York Times graphics editor, talked about differen...

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The 20 Most Powerful Storytelling Videos of 2013

The 20 Most Powerful Storytelling Videos of 2013 | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Animated videos are quickly becoming a leading medium of choice for impactful story telling. That's hardly surprising, considering how difficult it is to grab -

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Leo J. Bogee III's curator insight, December 29, 2013 1:47 PM

Bitcoin explained probably one of my favorites in the lot.   Another good job by  Drew Skau

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Can Visually Creative Storytellers Change The Way We Think?

Can Visually Creative Storytellers Change The Way We Think? | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
A conversation with Gareth Cook, editor of The Best American Infographics

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Katie Davis's curator insight, November 19, 2013 11:28 AM

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5 Elements of Transmedia Storytelling in Infographic Form

5 Elements of Transmedia Storytelling in Infographic Form | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
There's a lot of talk about transmedia, but not so much guidance about how to do it successfully. Here we share an infographic about transmedia storytelling.

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5 Brilliant Tools for Student Storytelling

5 Brilliant Tools for Student Storytelling | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Five fantastic online tools educators can use to encourage student storytelling. Start telling vibrant and exciting stories and have fun doing it!

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Maria Eva Blaiotta's curator insight, October 5, 2013 9:04 PM

Storytelling can contribute to academic success. It reminds us that the spoken word is powerful and that telling stories and listening to them can enhance our students’ ability to communicate their thoughts and feelings. Here are some digotal storytelling tools we can use in the classroom. 

Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's curator insight, October 11, 2013 9:50 AM

Tools that can be used for storytelling at elementary/middle school or for students of EFL: Storykit, Educreations, Comic Life, Storybird, and Kerpoof

Thea Phillips's curator insight, October 15, 2013 8:06 AM

These are some great tools to get you into the heart of story telling . They help you to create the book of your dreams 

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Make Story a Priority - Seven Story Learning

Make Story a Priority - Seven Story Learning | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Our minds prioritize information in story format over lists and figures. Stories are easier to recall. Make story a part of your professional communication.

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5 Ways to Tell Your Story With Impact

5 Ways to Tell Your Story With Impact | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

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18 tips for telling a story through an artwork

18 tips for telling a story through an artwork | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Much of the best illustration work tells stories to engage viewers and convey their meaning. Here leading illustrators reveal their favourite narrative techniques.

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Once Upon A Time At The Office: 10 Storytelling Tips To Help You Be More Persuasive

Once Upon A Time At The Office: 10 Storytelling Tips To Help You Be More Persuasive | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Storytelling is the most effective to way to get your point across. Here are some expert tips for doing it right.

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Storytelling Arc, FREE Handout to Use With ANY Short Story, Novel, or Play

Storytelling Arc, FREE Handout to Use With ANY Short Story, Novel, or Play | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
This 2-page PDF file includes a blank form and a completed sample to serve as a model for students. The sample is from my students' study of Edgar Allan Poe's

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Kevin Spacey’s Top 3 Tips For Better Storytelling. Yes, That Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey’s Top 3 Tips For Better Storytelling. Yes, That Kevin Spacey | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

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6 Lessons In Storytelling From Steven Spielberg

6 Lessons In Storytelling From Steven Spielberg | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
We are no strangers to the benefits of storytelling in content marketing. Knowing that audiences are more likely to remember (and share) stories that connect in an emotional way has allowed marketers to develop truly unique content. But storytelling is an art that requires finesse, integrity and a touch of humility, and there is possibly no greater storyteller than filmmaker Steven Spielberg.

With more than 30 films, seven Academy Award nominations and three wins, Spielberg has the...

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Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters

Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Teachers, by their nature, are storytellers. You can improve this skillset with seven steps for engaging younger students through narrative.

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13 Quotes to Inspire Your Inner Storyteller

13 Quotes to Inspire Your Inner Storyteller | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Everyone loves a good story. As a business owner, storytelling is a critical, but often overlooked, skill.

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Free images and a great storytelling technique for eLearning

Free images and a great storytelling technique for eLearning | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Free images and a great storytelling technique for eLearning...

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7 Secrets of Powerful Storytelling From One of America’s Most Insightful Actors | Video | TheBlaze.com

7 Secrets of Powerful Storytelling From One of America’s Most Insightful Actors | Video | TheBlaze.com | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Actor/Storyteller Tim Hartman will be joining us live on today's BlazeCast with Editor-in-Chief Scott Baker (@bakerlink) beginning at 1:00 pm ET: -- Tim Hartman is a man of many talents.

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Dr. Karen Dietz's curator insight, November 5, 2013 11:11 AM

Here is a blog post with tips along with several videos where Tim Hartman shares his insights and tips on better storytelling.


I've poked around and so far so good. So I think you will benefit from these pieces. Especially if you are looking for online help with your business stories.


Let me know if you like these and if they are of value to you!


And thanks to fellow curator   and his curation Digital Storytelling for finding and sharing this.


This was written by Karen Dietz for her curated content on business storytelling atwww.scoop.it/t/just-story-it 

Martin Riggs's curator insight, November 6, 2013 6:58 PM

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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, November 7, 2013 7:48 AM

Pitching your ideas to investors is telling a story. You need to get the attention and turn some heads. Hartman's tips are very useful, take a lookk and see what's in it for you. Standing up in front of a panel of investors, or a sitting at a boardroom table with a number of decision makers can be intimidatiing.

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Inspired Storytelling: Engaging People & Moving Them To Action

Most projects, presentations or initiatives are driven by facts and features the team believes will help them deliver a product or message. While facts and data are important for setting the stage and communicating goals, they’re rarely what persuades an audience or gets them to take action.
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The Future of Storytelling Has Arrived!

As media and technology evolve over time, how does this affect the future of storytelling? Advancements in stylometric software allow us to analyze content f...

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KingMeSM's comment, September 12, 2013 9:02 AM
I can't wait to see more from this and see where it goes!
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Popular Methods for Online Storytelling - Six Revisions

Popular Methods for Online Storytelling - Six Revisions | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

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3 Storytelling Styles that Work for Any Presentation

3 Storytelling Styles that Work for Any Presentation | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Google the word "storytelling" and you will find endless amounts of articles, posts and books on the topic. It's certainly a buzzword these days, and many proclaim good storytelling to be what make...

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What listening to a story does to our brains...

What listening to a story does to our brains... | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
In another case of science sort of proving what we’ve known for a long
time, the following article contains powerful, useful, and practical
information. The article’s only flaw might be that it wasn’t written as a
story itself.

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Marie Ennis-O'Connor's curator insight, August 20, 2013 7:20 AM

Learning the art of digital storytelling is an essential non profit marketing skill