- Web 2.0 technologies in education
- Word clouds
- Drawing tools
- Collaborative bookmarking
- Visual bookmarking
- Tool exploration
- Multimedia Posters
- Digital Story-telling
- Choosing an online tool
- Creative Commons/Copyright
- Map Tools
- Game sites
- Real-time collaboration
- Quick feedback tool
- Application first steps
Create a narrative with digital content
Demonstration and Practice
Below are examples of each type of digital story-telling identified above.
Comic creation example - Zimmertwins - This tool allows you to create animations using characters Eva, Edgar and their cat called 13. The finished product feel like an animated movie. There is a Zimmer twins for schools section on the site. It is free but you need to create an account to save work.
Animated slideshow example - Photo Story - Free application that allows users to create a visual story form their digital photos. Can add narration, effects, transitions and background music. This one is by 11 yrs olds on the topic of March of the Penguins. It was a collaborative project set to encourage them to incorporate ICT into their work.
Storyboard/storybook example - Storybird - This tool allows you to create a series of storybooks using a range of lovely design themes. Text and image only. The student can create a story and/or unlock a story behind the images. Free but you need to create an account (student, teacher or regular) to save work. Decisions. Decisions! on Storybird
A artistic storybook tool with good usability and no account needed to try out. Use the handout and try it out.
FREE e-book: Digital storytelling tools for educators (Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano)