The process of digital storytelling enables students to tell their stories with a compelling and competitive voice. On this page, find links to articles and resources about the process of digital storytelling, and how to get the most out of this terrific learning experience for students.
TECHFORUM Digital Storytelling Resources
This page contains links to visual literacy resources, authentic learning information, storyboards, and 21st Century Skills.
ARTICLES @ Techlearning.com
Foundation for a Digital Storytelling Program | this brief article discusses the importance of a pilot group in establishing a digital storytelling program, or any other technology initative for that matter. Requires free registration.
WEBSEARCHING FOR DIGITAL IMAGES
All the search tools you will ever need, in one handy place.
See Community High School District 99 (Dave's real job) featured in Technology and Learning Magazine.
Telling Tales with Technology| Judy Salpeter
Digital Media in the Classroom: The Art of Digital Storytelling from TechLearning.com. You have to register but if you are looking for a great resource with many examples, this is the place.
Scape the Hood Project | combining digital storytelling and mobile wireless technology to tell the story of neighborhoods.
Playing Flickr | amazing, restaurant patrons at Club 11 send tags via their cell phones to have a pool of photos from Flickr display on huge screens in the restaurant.
Digital Storytelling examples from Scott County, Kentucky
Digital Storytelling examples from Marco Torres
What is the process of digital storytelling? Explore each component of the process here.
What are the seven elements of storytelling design?
What do students learn?
How do I get started?
What tools are available for digital storytelling?
DIGITAL STORYTELLING AND STANDARDS
Teaching Storytelling | National Council of Teachers of English ( NCTE )
On Promoting Media Literacy | NCTE
StoryCorps | national project to record your stories in booths (Grand Central Station in NY) or in mobile storytelling labs
Ourmedia.com: upload and host your contributions to the online world.
Access Dave's digital storytelling Del.icio.us account
What is Furl, Del.icio.us and RSS...and why should I do this?
TOOLS, DOWNLOADS, and RESOURCES:
Digital Storytelling Online Tools: what online tools you need to do this:
Blank slides for downloading to use as title slides, etc.
Pinnacle Studio 9: 30-day free trial for the PC
iMovie: Apple product for producing digital storytelling movies.
Photostory 3: free download from Microsoft and a great way to get started
MovieMaker 2: free download, similar to iMovie on the Apple side.
Kitzu: Have young students? Digital kits that contain the elements of a digital story are available from KOCE-TV
irfanview: great simple image editor for the PC side.
Storymixer | The future of digital storytelling-online digital storytelling-see slide 28)
Filmloop | create online slide shows, distribute them, and encourage others to add imagery, sort of a social filmstrip collaboration. Pretty Cool.
Digital Storytelling Quotes | djakes @ Slideshare.net
FLICKR RESOURCES FOR DIGITAL STORYTELLING
An introductory article on using Flickr | JOL
Flickr Searching: how to search for images in Flickr using the new search features.
Summer in the City Flickr image for initiating story
Access instructions for using photography from Flickr.com in storytelling projects.
Flickr Creative Commons Page | access to the various Creative Commons pools in Flickr
DIGITAL STORYTELLING TUTORIALS
Photostory 3 Tutorial | step by step instructions
Blank color slides for creating title slides, etc. in digital storytelling movies.
iMovie HD from Apple Support
iMovie Manual from Apple (47 page pdf)
iMovie HD Tutorial from the University of Texas
MovieMaker Basics | Microsoft - transitions, titles and credits, music and narration
MovieMaker Tutorials | free from Atomic Learning
MovieMaker Basic Tutorials | Mighty Coach
MovieMaker 2 Page on Wikipedia
MUSIC | SOUNDS
Dave uses Sennheiser PC-130 noise-cancelling microphones in his digital storytelling classes and workshops. Available from dbl distributing. Unfortunately, I cannot link directly to the catalog page--type in Sennheiser in the upper left seach box of this page and the PC-130 is found on Page 7 (as of 7-2-05).