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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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AN INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL STORYTELLING

AN INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL STORYTELLING | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
According to Riessman (2008, pp. 12), narrative is the basic human way of making sense of the world because we all lead ‘storied lives’. ...
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Some Very Good Educational Apps and Tools to Help Struggling Writers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Some Very Good Educational Apps and Tools to Help Struggling Writers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning https://t.co/bdN6MmtL15

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A good assortment of tools.

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Make Copies of Google Docs That Aren't Directly Shared With You

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Make Copies of Google Docs That Aren't Directly Shared With You | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

On a fairly regular basis I share charts and other digital hand-outs that I have created in Google Documents. For example, I recently shared this chart comparing student blogging tools and this chart comparing multimedia timeline creation tools.

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4 Emerging Interactive Content Types for Digital Storytelling

4 Emerging Interactive Content Types for Digital Storytelling | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
“Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.” Robert McKee Here at Ceros, we spend a lot of time thinking and writing about digital storytelling.
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Although this is designed for business consumption, the ideas are applicable for education.

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New "Open eBooks" App Unveiled By White House Looks Like A HUGE Benefit To Students & Schools

New "Open eBooks" App Unveiled By White House Looks Like A HUGE Benefit To Students & Schools | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Through a tweet by Katherine Schulten earlier this week, I learned about an announcement by the White House about the new free Open eBooks app and program. If you teach at a Title One school, on a ...

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create Interactive Writing Assignments to Share Through Google Classroom

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create Interactive Writing Assignments to Share Through Google Classroom | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Interactive Writing Assignments to Share Through Google Classroom #edtechchat https://t.co/eNi1ECZHPI

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Visual Storytelling with Photo Collages #27 - E-Learning Heroes

Visual Storytelling with Photo Collages #27 - E-Learning Heroes | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Looking to move from a screen full of bullets to creating visual stories? Then you’ll love the ideas shared in Tom’s post on using photo collages to build interactive stories.
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5-Minute Film Festival: Resources for Filmmaking in the Classroom

5-Minute Film Festival: Resources for Filmmaking in the Classroom | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Explore classroom filmmaking with this playlist of resources for teachers and students.

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Free Technology for Teachers: PicLits - Inspire Creative Stories Through Pictures

Free Technology for Teachers: PicLits - Inspire Creative Stories Through Pictures | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

PicLits - Inspire Creative Stories Through Pictures
#elearning #edtech #EduTools
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AwesomeStories: story-driven teaching, learning, research, reading, writing

AwesomeStories: story-driven teaching, learning, research, reading, writing | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Edtech breakthrough Awesome Stories: story-driven, evidence-based teaching and learning platform boosts 21st century learning and critical thinking. \

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Urs Frei's curator insight, February 19, 2016 4:26 AM

Die Plattform AwesomeStories erzählt Geschichten basierend auf Recherchen und öffentlich zugänglichen Ressourcen. Anscheinend auch geeignet für Aufgaben an Schüler. Will ich mir noch genauer anschauen.

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Part 3: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Process

Part 3: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Process | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

  Welcome to the third post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom.  Before reading, please take a moment to...

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Free Technology for Teachers: Photos for Class + Canva = Fun Animal Stories

Free Technology for Teachers: Photos for Class + Canva = Fun Animal Stories | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Photos for Class is a great tool for locating Creative Commons licensed images that your students can use in all kinds of projects.

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Printing Press - ReadWriteThink

Printing Press - ReadWriteThink | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.
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Using Augmented Reality for Writing Prompts - Class Tech Tips

Using Augmented Reality for Writing Prompts - Class Tech Tips | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Many teachers have used augmented reality to inspire writers by providing students space to create. Coloring book pages from the app Quiver are one example.

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5 Essential iPad Apps for Creating Digital Scrapbooks in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Essential iPad Apps for Creating Digital Scrapbooks in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
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Storium storytelling game launches for public view - TeleRead News: E-books, publishing, tech and beyond

Storium storytelling game launches for public view - TeleRead News: E-books, publishing, tech and beyond | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
The Storium play-by-post writing game has launched publicly, with a number of Kickstarter-funded settings available for players to use.
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4 Web Tools To Create Newspapers and Flyers for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

4 Web Tools To Create Newspapers and Flyers for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it
4 Web Tools To Create Newspapers and Flyers for Your Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning https://t.co/N8qngXOfLS #edtech
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Free Technology for Teachers: Open eBooks - Thousands of Free eBooks for Students and Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: Open eBooks - Thousands of Free eBooks for Students and Teachers | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo this morning learned about a new program that will provide Title I schools with access to thousands of free ebooks. Open eBooks is a program organized by the White House's ConnectED initiative.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Wizer - Create Interactive Writing Activities to Share Through Google Classroom

Free Technology for Teachers: Wizer - Create Interactive Writing Activities to Share Through Google Classroom | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Wizer is a free service that bills itself as a tool for creating "blended worksheets." While that is a fine a description I think it doesn't tell the whole story of what can be done through Wizer.On Wizer you can create interactive...

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The Library Voice: Storyboard That Adds A 16 x 9 Layout....Room For More Characters, Activities & Dialogue!

The Library Voice: Storyboard That Adds A 16 x 9 Layout....Room For More Characters, Activities & Dialogue! | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Today our friends at Storyboard That shared some very exciting news! They are always adding something awesome to their wonderful digital storytelling tool so I couldn't wait to check this addition out.

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5 Creative Digital Tools That Bring Visuals and Writing Together

5 Creative Digital Tools That Bring Visuals and Writing Together | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Experiment with this list of creative digital tools that unite art and writing in amazing visual storytelling projects. Your students will love them!

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Using iMovie as a Quick Digital Storytelling Tool

There are lots of digital storytelling tools available. iMovie is a great option! This video covers the basics of using iMovie as a quick digital storytellin...

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7 Collaborative Storytelling Websites to Weave Your Own Digital Stories

7 Collaborative Storytelling Websites to Weave Your Own Digital Stories | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Everyone loves a good story. Writing it is another matter. Come to think of it, crafting a good story shouldn't be too difficult. We are surrounded by stor

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What is Microsoft Sway?

What is Microsoft Sway? | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Last week Microsoft announced the general release of its Sway digital storytelling app. Sway, which is part of Microsoft Office and designed for creating presentations, is in many ways an alternative to PowerPoint.

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Digital Storytelling & App Smashing with Billy Corcoran

Digital Storytelling & App Smashing with Billy Corcoran | Digital Storytelling Tools, Apps and Ideas | Scoop.it

Digital Storytelling & App Smashing!

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