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Digital Storytelling


1.

BBC - Digital Stories
http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/audiovideo/sites/about/index.shtml

A guide to digital storytelling from the BBC. Tips, equipment, how-tos, audio and voice recording and how to share digital stories.

 
2.

My Storymaker
http://www.carnegielibrary.org/kids/storymaker/

Wonderfully fun and easy to use interactive story maker. Students choose their own sets, characters and titles. They can even get language help. Keep the magic number to print out the story.

 
3.

RIF Reading Planet
http://www.rif.org/readingplanet/gamestation/storymaker/default.aspx

Cute, interactive story maker for all ages. Students choose the characters and set and type their story.

 
4.

Digital Storytelling - Langwitches Blog
http://langwitches.org/blog/2008/04/19/digital-storytelling-part-i/

An excellent account and description of digital storytelling with examples of real-life projects.

 
5.

Web 2.0 Storytelling
http://web2storytelling.wikispaces.com/

Wiki on "the telling of stories using Web 2.0 tools, technologies, and strategies."

 
6.

University of Houston Center Of English
http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/

A description of the educational uses of digital storytelling from the University of Houston. It has examples, software, rubrics, ideas on getting started and ideas for blogs, wikis and other web 2.0 platforms.

 
7.

Digitales
http://www.digitales.us/

"DigiTales ' website provides ideas and resources & to discover the power and magic of merging the art of storytelling with the enchantment of using digital tools."

 
8.

Digital Storyteller
http://www.digitalstoryteller.org/

A digital story maker that combines text and images with narration in the student's own voice to form a short digital movie.

 
9.

StoryBox
http://www.story-box.co.uk/

A repository for people to submit their digital stories online. Need to register.

 
10.

Digital Storytelling - Özge Karaoglu
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/blogs/%C3%B6zge-karao%C4%9Flu/digital-storytelling

Excellent analysis of digital storytelling. Interesting comments from Nik Peachey.

 
11.

Web 2.0 Storytelling: Emergence of a New Genre
http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Review/EDUCAUSEReviewMagazineVolume43/Web20StorytellingEmergenceofaN/163262

Comprehensive article and review of digital storytelling and the emergence of Web 2.0 Storytelling.

 
12.

Digistories
http://electronicportfolios.com/digistory/

Collection of blogs and experiences showcasing digital storytelling. Info on where to publish digital stories and examples of international digital stories.

 
13.

Portsmouth Emas
http://digitalstorytelling.segfl.org.uk/

A showcase of video case studies and pupils' digital stories.

 
14.

Meg's Digital Storytelling Resources
http://techteachers.com/digitalstorytelling.htm

A collection of resources to help educators create powerful digital stories.

 
15.

Digital Storytelling Blog Carnival
http://www.needleworkspictures.com/ocr/blog/?p=238/

Ideas for using video, podcasting, video conferencing, and film with digital storytelling.

 
16.

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_storytelling

Information and links on digital storytelling from Wikipedia.

 
17.

7 Things You Should Know About Digital Storytelling
http://www.educause.edu/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAboutDigit/156824

PDF containing information on emerging learning practices and technologies for digital storytelling. "A no-jargon, quick overview of a topic and share them with time-pressed colleagues."

 
18.

Center for Digital Storytelling
http://www.storycenter.org/index1.html

An international non-profit training, project development, and research organization dedicated to assisting people in using digital media to tell meaningful stories from their lives.

 
19.

Nik's Learning Technology Blog
http://nikpeachey.blogspot.com/2008/02/creating-multimedia-stories.html

Tips and ideas from Nik Peachey on how to create multimedia stories.

 
20.

Tech Head
http://tech-head.com/dstory.htm

Examples of digital stories and a list of key digital storytelling websites.

 
21.

Teaching Teachers
http://teachingteachers.com/

Blog post describing a story-based curriculum and how to tell stories digitally.

 
22.

Digital Storytelling - Images 4 Education
http://www.slideshare.net/langwitches/digital-storytelling-images4education

Slideshare show from Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano of Langwitches giving an introduction to digital storytelling.

 
23.

Digital Stories in the ESL Classroom
http://esoltechnology.com/?p=132

Article giving advice and how tos on digital storytelling, including use of movies.

 
24.

CogDogRoo
http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/50+Ways

14 links to presentations on digital storytelling.

 
25.

Teacher In Development (Blog)
http://teacherindevelopment.blogsome.com/2006/01/17/digital-story-telling-in-the-esl-classroom/

A blog post about digital storytelling in the ESL classroom.

 
26.

50+ Ways to Tell a Story
http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/Dominoe+50+Ways

A wiki giving 64 different links to software useful for digital storytelling.

 
27.

Prestwick Cafe
http://prestwickhouse.blogspot.com/2010/01/tell-me-great-story.html

A blog that discusses the importance of storytelling.

 
28.

Digital Storytelling Network
http://www.groups.edna.edu.au/course/view.php?id=107

A network of storytelling practitioners who seek to expand the digital storytelling (DST) methodology as an e-learning strategy.

 
29.

Sean Banville's Blog
http://seanbanville.com/tag/digital-storytelling/

An example of how a teacher used OurStory.com to use digital storytelling as a conversation with his students.

 
30.

Dave Jakes Online
http://www.jakesonline.org/dstory_ice.pdf

An article providing an introduction to digital storytelling.

 
31.

Telling Tales with Technology
http://www.techlearning.com/article/3536

An excellent article outlining different uses for digital storytelling.

 
32.

Teach Story
http://www.techszewski.blogs.com/

An excellent blog from Tom Banaszewski that's full of ideas, information and examples of digital storytelling.

 
33.

Digital Storytelling.
http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/digital_storytelling

A blog from the Discovery Educator Network.

 
34.

Digital Storytelling Cookbook
http://www.storycenter.org/cookbook.pdf

43-page pdf on everything digital storytelling from the Center for Digital Storytelling.

 
35.

Digital Stories with Gail Casey
http://digitalstories.globalteacher.org.au/my-story/

Excellent blog describing Gail Casey's adventures with digital stories.

 
36.

Moving at the Speed of Creativity
http://www.speedofcreativity.org/2006/01/16/podcast30-the-case-for-digital-storytelling/

A podcast and blog post outlining the case for digital storytelling.

 
37.

KidPad - Kids Design the Future
http://www.cs.umd.edu/hcil/kiddesign/kidpad.shtml

A collaborative story authoring tool for children. It provides basic drawing functionality on a zooming canvas. Possible to let several children simultaneously create a story.

 
38.

E-Scrapbooking
http://escrapbooking.com/

Telling digital stories through e-scrapbooking.

 
39.

Classroom 2.0
http://www.classroom20.com/group/digitalstorytelling

A ning with over 100 members (as at 15 Feb, 2010) for educators interested in the theory and use of digital stills and video in the classroom.

 
40.

Slice of Life: When Stories Go Digital
http://dogtrax.edublogs.org/2009/03/17/slice-of-life-when-stories-go-digital/

Nice introduction to how to approach digital storytelling.

 
41.

Is Digital Storytelling really storytelling
http://tucsoncitizen.com/stories/2009/12/is-digital-storytelling-really-storytelling/

An article from Tucson Citizen.com

 
42.

StoryRobe.com
http://www.storyrobe.com/storyrobe/Home.html

Adigital storytelling application for the iPhone and iPod Touch that lets you tell create digital stories using images and video from your camera or photo library. You can use the built in microphone to create audio recordings with photos and videos.

 
43.

We Tell Stories
http://www.wetellstories.co.uk/stories/week3/

Guided storytelling - Students fill in the characters' names and other blanks to build a story.

 
44.

Myths and Legends
http://myths.e2bn.org/create/tool527-story-creator-2.html

Make a story, add sound, arrange objects easily. Unlimited frames. Need to register.

 
45.

Digital Storytelling: A Tutorial in 10 Easy Steps
http://www.techsoup.org/learningcenter/techplan/page5897.cfm

Tips on creating videos for digital storytelling.

 
46.

NPR - Six-Word Memoir
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=123289019&sc=fb&cc=fp

An article listening explaining how to tell your life story "in exactly six words".

 
47.

Storytelling Creed
http://www.slideshare.net/jgerst1111/digital-storytelling-1303268

A 37-slide presentation on digital storytelling.

 
48.

OurStory.com
http://www.ourstory.com/

Using this site you can create a timeline to record the storeis in and of your life. Easy to upload photos and videos and share with friends. Very intuitive and a great tool in the classroom.

 
49.

Story Circles
http://www.lagcc.cuny.edu/ctl/dstory/default.htm

Very useful site with advice, teaching resources and lesson ideas for using digital stories in the classroom. Also has a lot of wonderful examples of digital stories. Also has a list of print and online resources.

 
50.

SITE Digital Storytelling
http://sitedigitalstory.blogspot.com/

Conversations related to the digital storytelling strand at the SITE conference in 2006.

 
51.

NSW Country Areas Program
http://www.cap.nsw.edu.au/digital_storytelling/digital_storytelling.htm

Information about digital storytelling.

 
52.

Storyboarding
http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/informationliteracy/12to14/tell/Storyboarding/resources/genericcontent_tcm4268053.asp

Step-by-step guide on how to use a storyboard to create a video digital story.

 
53.

Storyboards with digital science picture books
http://dogtrax.edublogs.org/2009/05/01/storyboards-with-digital-science-picture-books/

A classroom project using storyboards.

 
54.

Advanced Thinking in Digital Storytelling
http://www.thecreativeeducator.com/v06/stories/Advanced_Thinking

"Our students must become savvy writers and designers, creating digital stories that take advantage of, rather than suffer from, the visually stunning effects today's tools provide."


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