Digital
Storytelling
Web 2.0 tools and iPad and
tablet apps to engage your
students
Win Biernacki
@winbiernacki
win.bierna...
Everyone has a story...
Everyone has many powerful stories to tell and people
who believe they are mundane, uninteresting, or
unmemorable possess ...
“The destiny of the world is determined less
by the battles that are lost or won than by
the stories it loves and believes...
http://www.milamberblog.com/remember-strategic-stories-are-a-powerful-learning-tool/storytelling-cartoon/
“Digital storytelling at its most basic core is
the practice of using computer-based tools
to tell stories.”
The Universit...
“The main part of intellectual education is not
the acquisition of facts, but learning how to
make the facts live.”
Oliver...
• To promote:
o literacy
o creativity
o collaboration
o confidence
• To engage
• To share
Why DIGITAL Storytelling?
• Biographies/Autobiographies
• Historical events
• Field trips - real or virtual
• Science Fair
• Book reports/book trail...
• purpose
• ease of use
• functionality
• share-ability
Choosing a DS tool
Paper slide videos
PhotoStory (Microsoft - no longer supported)
PowerPoint, Prezi
Audacity (audio only)
In Three Words
Eas...
Sample:
How-to:
http://ramblingsofagiftedclass.wikispaces.com/Paper
+Slide+Project
Paper slide video
Sample:
In 3 Words...
• Have a plan
• Research, images (limit images)
• If collaborating, decide who has what role
• Write a storyboard
• Give c...
Make Beliefs Comix: free (iPad also)
Kidblog: basic, free (iPad app also)
iMovie: (Mac $14.99 or iPad $4.99)
Voicethread: ...
• FREE
• uses Google Earth and Google Maps to provide
timeline and location.
• voice over and video (15 sec.) can be added...
• on the web or as an app
• uses artwork to inspire writing
• can set up classes, students
• no voiceover
• can order pdf ...
Sample:
Tutorial:
• Use single picture, head shot, face
forward
• Great for biographies
• Educator account - can save, email,
embed link
• Online; ed accounts avail
• Can upload images and video
• Voiceover enabled. Use for:
o Oral reports
o Math concepts
o C...
Sample Voicethread:
https://voicethread.com/?#q.b1391.i15630
Tutorial:
PhotoStage Slideshow
Tutorial:
Downloadable Tools
iMovie
Windows Live MovieMaker
Downloadable Tools
Puppetpals HD free, in-app purch, all-
access = $4.99
Toontastic starter ed. free; full Teacher’s edition, $9.99
iPad apps...
• Storehouse images, text, video
o uses: biography, field trips, school event
o 50 photo/video limit; video 30 sec.
o shar...
Drawp (in-app purch. $.99-$4.99) - kids safely send digital messages to
family.
Tellagami (in-app purchases also) - user-d...
Make Beliefs Comix -
Eng, Span, French, German, Ital., Portugese & Latin
iPad apps - FREE - Multilingual
• Amazing App Stories - 30 minutes to add
200-800 words to an EXISTING story.
You pick the genre
• Use for: writing, writi...
Hideout:
BYU developed. Sounds ‘ap’, ‘en’, ‘it’, ‘op’,
‘ag’, and ‘et’. Student create words,
turned into stories.
iPad app...
• Easy Studio-Animate - $3.99. Animated video
creation
• Toonia Storymaker - $2.99, ages 4-10. Characters
and settings bui...
• Shutterfly - free. Free webinar April 7th at
3:00 pm.
http://www.instantpresenter.com/Account
Manager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=EC...
• Digital Story Cubes (free)
• Story Dice (free)
• Writing Challenge for Kids ($.99) (iOS
also)
• Big Nate: Comix by U! ($...
• Animoto
• Photo Stage slideshow
• Toontastic Jr. Pirates
• Tellagami
• Haiku Deck (iOS also)
Android apps (cont’d)
Kathy Schrock (CCSS, Rubrics)
http://www.schrockguide.net/digital-storytelling.html
Bernajean Porter: Digitales http://www...
YouTube
TeacherTube
SchoolTube
Vimeo
Class blog, class wiki, school blog, school
website
Where to publish:
See my Padlet wall:
http://padlet.com/wall/music4free/edit
Where to find sound effects:
See my Padlet wall:
http://padlet.com/wall/freeimages
Where to find free images:
In the early 20th century, American writer Ernest
Hemingway made a bet with a friend who told him he
couldn’t write a stor...
I hope you found today’s session helpful.
http://goo.gl/FOn15h
Feel free to contact me:
@winbiernacki
win.biernacki@gmail....
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  1. 1. Digital Storytelling Web 2.0 tools and iPad and tablet apps to engage your students Win Biernacki @winbiernacki win.biernacki@gmail.com ICEChip MiniCon 3/29/2014 http://goo.gl/FOn15h
  2. 2. Everyone has a story...
  3. 3. Everyone has many powerful stories to tell and people who believe they are mundane, uninteresting, or unmemorable possess beneath this mask a vivid, complex, and rich body of stories just waiting to be told. " -Center for Digital Storytelling http://storycenter.org/
  4. 4. “The destiny of the world is determined less by the battles that are lost or won than by the stories it loves and believes in.” Harold Clarke Goddard Why tell stories?
  5. 5. http://www.milamberblog.com/remember-strategic-stories-are-a-powerful-learning-tool/storytelling-cartoon/
  6. 6. “Digital storytelling at its most basic core is the practice of using computer-based tools to tell stories.” The University of Houston Dept. of Education Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling Website http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/page.cfm?id=27&cid=27&sublinkid=29 What is Digital Storytelling?
  7. 7. “The main part of intellectual education is not the acquisition of facts, but learning how to make the facts live.” Oliver Wendell Holmes Why Digital Storytelling?
  8. 8. • To promote: o literacy o creativity o collaboration o confidence • To engage • To share Why DIGITAL Storytelling?
  9. 9. • Biographies/Autobiographies • Historical events • Field trips - real or virtual • Science Fair • Book reports/book trailers • Language Arts - Poetry, short stories • Mystery videos • Math concepts • etc., etc. Digital Storytelling Ideas
  10. 10. • purpose • ease of use • functionality • share-ability Choosing a DS tool
  11. 11. Paper slide videos PhotoStory (Microsoft - no longer supported) PowerPoint, Prezi Audacity (audio only) In Three Words Easy tech; good results and FREE
  12. 12. Sample: How-to: http://ramblingsofagiftedclass.wikispaces.com/Paper +Slide+Project Paper slide video
  13. 13. Sample: In 3 Words...
  14. 14. • Have a plan • Research, images (limit images) • If collaborating, decide who has what role • Write a storyboard • Give credit (understand copyright) • Practice, practice, practice BEFORE filming • Use a tripod when filming If your students use a video tool...
  15. 15. Make Beliefs Comix: free (iPad also) Kidblog: basic, free (iPad app also) iMovie: (Mac $14.99 or iPad $4.99) Voicethread: $15/mo + (5 free on iPad) Glogster*: starts @ $39/yr Animoto*: $35/yr pers; free classrm acct; iPad view app ZooBurst*: (free basic, classroom and school licenses avail.) - create 3D pop- up books via website *iPad apps allow you to view only Web 2.0 Tools
  16. 16. • FREE • uses Google Earth and Google Maps to provide timeline and location. • voice over and video (15 sec.) can be added • can embed in class or school website/blog/wiki • <iframe frameborder='0' height='404' scrolling='no' src='http://www.meograph.com/embed/ahughes17/15303/causes-of-the-civil- war' width='560'></iframe> Meograph
  17. 17. • on the web or as an app • uses artwork to inspire writing • can set up classes, students • no voiceover • can order pdf or hardcover books Sample: http://storybird.com/explore/ Tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ST2ZCtw18wo
  18. 18. Sample: Tutorial:
  19. 19. • Use single picture, head shot, face forward • Great for biographies • Educator account - can save, email, embed link
  20. 20. • Online; ed accounts avail • Can upload images and video • Voiceover enabled. Use for: o Oral reports o Math concepts o Classroom/teacher introductions o Language Arts: poetry, short stories • Can email link, share via acct., embed
  21. 21. Sample Voicethread: https://voicethread.com/?#q.b1391.i15630 Tutorial:
  22. 22. PhotoStage Slideshow Tutorial: Downloadable Tools
  23. 23. iMovie Windows Live MovieMaker Downloadable Tools
  24. 24. Puppetpals HD free, in-app purch, all- access = $4.99 Toontastic starter ed. free; full Teacher’s edition, $9.99 iPad apps - Cartoons
  25. 25. • Storehouse images, text, video o uses: biography, field trips, school event o 50 photo/video limit; video 30 sec. o share: link via email • Tell About This ($2.99 paid version also; 50% vol. disc. - more prompts, unlimited stories, unlimited students) o picture story prompts or create your own o share video via email • Shadow Puppet very easy to use; camera roll images, your voice. Best shared on small screen; can email iPad apps - FREE
  26. 26. Drawp (in-app purch. $.99-$4.99) - kids safely send digital messages to family. Tellagami (in-app purchases also) - user-designed avatar coupled with background and voice to create a ‘gami’. Share via email, facebook, twitter, iMessage Draw Your Stories (1 free story, 2 require sharing, $.99 ea add’l) - narrated stories where students complete the illustrations (with help) ZooBurst (free basic, classroom and school licenses avail.) - create 3D pop-up books via website, access via iPad app iPad apps - FREE
  27. 27. Make Beliefs Comix - Eng, Span, French, German, Ital., Portugese & Latin iPad apps - FREE - Multilingual
  28. 28. • Amazing App Stories - 30 minutes to add 200-800 words to an EXISTING story. You pick the genre • Use for: writing, writing prompts • Note: if teacher creates 1st paragraph, you can continue to see the story; otherwise, no ability to save. iPad apps - FREE - Collaborative
  29. 29. Hideout: BYU developed. Sounds ‘ap’, ‘en’, ‘it’, ‘op’, ‘ag’, and ‘et’. Student create words, turned into stories. iPad apps - FREE - Interactive
  30. 30. • Easy Studio-Animate - $3.99. Animated video creation • Toonia Storymaker - $2.99, ages 4-10. Characters and settings built in. Story starters or write own. • Book Creator ($4.99, vol pricing avail.) Free version avail. (one book) • Sago Mini Doodlecast ($2.99) ages 2-6. Whiteboard; draw and record voice, drawing prompts iPad Apps - PAID but worth checking out...
  31. 31. • Shutterfly - free. Free webinar April 7th at 3:00 pm. http://www.instantpresenter.com/Account Manager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=EC59D78182 4C iPad Apps
  32. 32. • Digital Story Cubes (free) • Story Dice (free) • Writing Challenge for Kids ($.99) (iOS also) • Big Nate: Comix by U! ($2.99) • Flipbook Creator: Love Memories (free) • Educational Comic Creator (free) Android apps
  33. 33. • Animoto • Photo Stage slideshow • Toontastic Jr. Pirates • Tellagami • Haiku Deck (iOS also) Android apps (cont’d)
  34. 34. Kathy Schrock (CCSS, Rubrics) http://www.schrockguide.net/digital-storytelling.html Bernajean Porter: Digitales http://www.digitales.us/ Common Sense Media (app and tools ratings, etc.) www.commonsensemedia.org iPad Apps for School, Richard Byrne ipadapps4school.com 50+ Ways to Tell a Story Online http://50ways.wikispaces.com/ Resources
  35. 35. YouTube TeacherTube SchoolTube Vimeo Class blog, class wiki, school blog, school website Where to publish:
  36. 36. See my Padlet wall: http://padlet.com/wall/music4free/edit Where to find sound effects:
  37. 37. See my Padlet wall: http://padlet.com/wall/freeimages Where to find free images:
  38. 38. In the early 20th century, American writer Ernest Hemingway made a bet with a friend who told him he couldn’t write a story in under ten words. It’s impossible, they said. Not one to give in, he came back with this one-line tale. “For Sale: Baby shoes, never worn.” http://fromlittlethings.co/2013/02/11/why-storytelling-matters/ How many words make a story?
  39. 39. I hope you found today’s session helpful. http://goo.gl/FOn15h Feel free to contact me: @winbiernacki win.biernacki@gmail.com Thank you!

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