Digital storytelling starts with a narrative -- it might be a personal experience or the conclusions of a scientific investigation or the story of research findings in social studies. It is more than a report or a retelling -- it should include a unique perspective, reflection, or new insight.
Tech Tools Geek Out Session
More Tools and Resources
- Storyboard templates
- 7 Student Tested Digital Storytelling Tools
- Freeplay Music
- Best Free Video Editing Tools and Apps, 2014 - this list includes tools for a variety of platforms including Mac, PC, and mobile
- The Center for Digital Storytelling
- Safe Share - get rid of Youtube ads and comments!
- Keep Vid - software that allows you to download Youtube videos
- Free and usable images - Pixabay, Creative Commons search, Flickr, resources from Free Technology for Teachers
Now it is your turn to play!
- Plan out your story. Will you write it out? Use a storyboard template? Or maybe a mind map or graphic organizer...
- Select images, video or maybe some music for your story.
- Decide on the best digital platform for you and your story.
- Narrate your story.
- Now its time to edit. Where to place images and video? What transitions to use? How does your audio sound? Is your narration loud and clear?