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Digital storytelling: How to tell a story that stands out in the digital age? | The Museum of the Future

Digital storytelling: How to tell a story that stands out in the digital age? | The Museum of the Future | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Photo by Amit Gupta on Flickr. To address the most important issue first: there is no such thing as digital storytelling. There’s only storytelling in the digital age, and frankly speaking this isn’t much different from storytelling in the age of hunters, gatherers, dinosaurs and ICQ. This doesn’t mean it cannot be challenging to tell a story people react upon online.

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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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Digital Storytelling Lesson Ideas with Book Creator

Digital Storytelling Lesson Ideas with Book Creator | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Book Creator is a powerful tool for digital storytelling lesson integration. Here are lots of classroom ideas to turn your students into creators.
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Our Favorite First Week of School Picture Books –

Our Favorite First Week of School Picture Books – | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
For the past many years, our first day of school has included a read-aloud of a picture book.  This central part of our classroom journey starts us off right, inviting students in to share a moment of wonder, of laughter.  It starts discussions and sets the tone for the year to come.  This is why…...
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Top EdTech Update Academic Standards EdTech Content for Wed.Aug 01, 2018

Top EdTech Update Academic Standards EdTech Content for Wed.Aug 01, 2018 | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Can you use podcasts in your classroom? Absolutely! Podcasts are the perfect medium to help students practice listening comprehension skills, explore stories and learn more information. I’m very excited to share Circle Round, a wonderful folktale podcast for kids!
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“StoryCorps Shorts” Are Excellent Videos | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

“StoryCorps Shorts” Are Excellent Videos | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
StoryCorps has a variety of different videos, podcasts and transcripts that are great to use in the classroom, and I’ve previously posted about many of them.StoryCorps Shorts are very short …...
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Humanities Go Digital: Coding and Storytelling

Humanities Go Digital: Coding and Storytelling | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Learn how teaching humanities with coding can enhance learning and retention for your students using the free tool Twine and some imagination.
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Reading Activities for Students Using Book Creator

Reading Activities for Students Using Book Creator | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
This summer I’ve teamed up with Book Creator for a handful of special events. Here I share strategies for using Book Creator for reading activities.
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Getting Students Invested: The Power of Interactive Storytelling

Getting Students Invested: The Power of Interactive Storytelling | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
This educator's lesson in budgeting demonstrates the power of interactive storytelling to get students invested in their own learning.
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Ideas and tips for storytelling in elearning | Storytelling example

Ideas and tips for storytelling in elearning | Storytelling example | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
5 storytelling tips and a short behind the scenes video that looks at a storytelling example and explains the techniques used to make it so engaging. Get inspiration for using storytelling in elearning!
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Two Good Tools for Making Multimedia eBooks

Two Good Tools for Making Multimedia eBooks | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Developing multimedia ebooks can be a good way for students to enhance portions of fiction and non-fiction stories that they write.By adding drawings, pictures, audio, and video students can further...
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Microsoft Sway for iOS Gets Major Organization and Editing Features

Microsoft Sway for iOS Gets Major Organization and Editing Features | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Microsoft Sway for iOS has received the biggest update in its history, with changes to edit mode, the ability to drag and drop image groups, easy text formatting, and more.
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Exclusive: BOOM! Studios Announces ‘The Great Wiz and the Ruckus’ — Good Comics for Kids

Exclusive: BOOM! Studios Announces ‘The Great Wiz and the Ruckus’ — Good Comics for Kids | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
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7 Books That Teach Inclusion to Children

Picture books are the perfect medium to teach tolerance and acceptance, and these books are no exception.
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9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines – Teacher Reboot Camp

9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines – Teacher Reboot Camp | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

“Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light.” – Joseph Pulitzer

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Customizable Interactive Storybook App from Gingersnap Studios

Customizable Interactive Storybook App from Gingersnap Studios | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Looking to create an interactive storybook? You'll love these terrific apps from Gingersnap Studios. Perfect for faraway families of readers.
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Infogram Introduces Enhanced Interactivity and Animated Data Storytelling

Interactivity is the future of data storytelling. Infogram has 3 new features designed to help you build unforgettable, animated stories.
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Kindergarten Perspectives: Telling a Story on the iPad

Kindergarten Perspectives: Telling a Story on the iPad | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Explore real examples of using Apple Apps in the classroom to find creative and innovative ways to support student growth in reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
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Strategies to Help Students Unlock Poetry –

Strategies to Help Students Unlock Poetry – | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Kids hate poetry. Well, not all kids, but by the time students entered my 9th Grade English class their feelings for poetry were typically between the levels of nonexistent to complete disdain. Students think poetry is difficult to understand, not relevant to their lives, or in a form that is not what they normally read…
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Using Book Creator in Elementary Classrooms

Using Book Creator in Elementary Classrooms | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
There are so many was to use Book Creator in elementary classrooms. This post includes a link to watch the recording and plenty of resources!
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Digital Storytelling Through Maps

Digital Storytelling Through Maps | 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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Making Books in Pages

Making Books in Pages | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Since the updates to iWork apps in March, I have been playing around with various new elements.  The ability to draw on documents, animate the drawings on top of the ability to already collaborate on documents is a real bonus for schools when looking to enhance the learning in the classroom.  Keynote,...
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Take our playbook: NPR’s guide to building immersive storytelling projects

Take our playbook: NPR’s guide to building immersive storytelling projects | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
Hypothesis-Driven Design (and our step-by-step guide) can help you navigate uncharted territory in a complicated storytelling project....
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Using Picture Books With Older Students – A How-to Guide –

Using Picture Books With Older Students – A How-to Guide – | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
I have written extensively about the use of picture books within our classroom and yet there are still questions that keep coming up.  No worries as I realized that I had yet to make a central blog post about picture books and how I use them with older students and so while this post may…...
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Classroom Tips for Biography Projects with Spark Page

Classroom Tips for Biography Projects with Spark Page | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
If you’re looking for tips for biography projects, you’ll definitely want to check out the fabulous and free Spark Page website creation tool. This post includes strategies and lesson ideas for teachers.
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12 Great Digital Storytelling Apps for Young Learners

12 Great Digital Storytelling Apps 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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