Digital Story Telling in the 21st Century By Janeen Duncan Teaching with Technology ED 5700 Dr.Smirnova
Abstract My WOW presentation will be on Digital Story Telling in the 21st century. Digital Story Telling is an easy and fun way to engage all learners to write and design their own stories. Students can share stories they make up, stories that have happened to them, or share information on a topic or theme. Digital Story Telling allows all students shine and show off their creative minds. Students that are usually quiet and shy really enjoy expressing themselves with this multimedia genre. Digital Story Telling motivates students to write because they can share their stories with the global community and see comments about their work. Digital Story Telling is fun, entertaining, and motivating for students of all ages.
British photographer, educator and digital storyteller, Daniel Meadows defines digital stories as "short, personal multimedia tales told from the heart." He maintains that the beauty of this form of digital expression is that these stories can be created by people everywhere, on any subject, and shared electronically all over the world.
Storybird Http://storybird.com/ You can read digital stories or make your own. It’s very easy to choose pictures and type sentences. Signing up is easy and free. You can download your students books and print them.
Story I made with Storybird http://storybird.com/books/a-day-in-the-forest-6/?token=musbpm
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