Digital Storytelling - INTC Stockton

Digital Storytelling - INTC Stockton

Author: Douglas Harvey

Pre-service and in-service teachers will demonstrate the integration of digital storytelling, as evidenced by the creation of a lesson plans and sharing of teacher artifacts that include a sample digital story.

This tutorial is designed for use with pre-service and in-service teachers taking courses with Dr. Douglas M. Harvey, Associate Professor of Instructional Technology at the Richard Stockton College in Galloway, New Jersey. It provides content to support exploration of  the use of digital storytelling in K-12 educational settings to support higher order outcomes.

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What is Digital Storytelling?

This was created for Stanford's Teacher Education Program (STEP) in June of 2009 by Amy Cox, Morgan Watson, Lindsey Quinlisk, and Yong Kim. It provides a very good explanation of what digital storytelling is all about.

Resources to get you started

http://www.schrockguide.net/digital-storytelling.html - Kathy Schrock provides a wealth of resources including tools  and examples

http://storyweb.edublogs.org/tools/ - A blog with a list of tools that are useful in helping students create digital stories




Storyboard Template 1

A simple storyboard for planning you stories out.

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Source: Scholastic.org

Storyboard Template 2

A simpler planning tool designed for elementary students.

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Source: Scholastic.com

Template 3

This template uses a story mapping approach.

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Source: thinkport.org

Stroybird utorial

Paula Dillon gives a screencast explaining how to use the website tool Storybird.

Examples and Tools

See examples of several different digital storytelling projects created with various tools - choose a tool that works for you:

http://ckendall.wikispaces.com/Digital+Storytelling+Examples - digital tools for telling stories

https://sites.google.com/site/21stcentteachinglearning/digital-storytelling/comic-creators-1 - tools for making comics and comic strips

http://blog.comiclife.com/2014/04/multi-media-digital-stories-created-on-the-ipad/ - iPad apps for creating digital stories; we have a few of these on the iPads in J-228