The Digital Narrative: A site dedicated to exploring story writing using digital media

What a great site!!  Here are loads of ways to introduce digital storytelling into a classroom from

www.thedigitalnarrative.com

‘Warmups and Wordle – and – ‘More Warmups’

If you’ve not experimented with digital media stories before, try a warmup exercise with your students first!

Animoto

Easy to use, a great resource for building digital stories.

Blogging

Don’t think of it simply as an online diary – blogging has become so much more.

Bubbl.us

Encourage students to build their story in their own way.

Chat

Allows students to build stories quickly – with a host of online applications freely available and easy to use.

Comiqs

A photo story application with a difference.

Diary

Regular diary entries are a great way to tell a story, and improve your writing.

Email

Endlessly open to reinvention, email is vastly underutilised as a story tool!

Forums

Story building through forums is a revealing way to work with narrative.

Future Me

Very simple, requires only an email address and a creative mind.

Google Docs

Google Docs and Zoho are Word applications you can use in a browser.

Pim Pam Pum

You’ll have a class of experts in 10 mins.

Podcasting

Recording stories is a wonderful way of introducing oral storytelling to a class.

Slideshow

Interactive slideshows online.

SMS

You are almost certain to have numerous peer coaches in your class that can assist with SMS story building!

Sketchcast

Use simple sketches with overlaid audio to create a story.

Storybird

Build wonderful storybooks with amazing illistrations.

Timeline

Interactive timelines are great for story building, no really!

Voicethread

Aa uniquely interactive space

Voki

Make a speaking avatar – and have it relay a story.

Xtranormal

Write the script, and get your animated characters to act it out.

even more from the same site here.

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