digital storytelling

Ideas for Using iPads for Digital Storytelling

Ideas for Using iPads for Digital Storytelling

| October 31, 2013 | 4 Comments

Schools have begun to recognize the importance of multimedia use in education. Fortunately, with its built-in microphone, camera, and a host of multimedia apps, the iPad is an extraordinary tool for creating and integrating multimedia into education.

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Playing Tag or Digital Games? Why Not Both?

Playing Tag or Digital Games? Why Not Both?

| April 12, 2011 | 8 Comments

Where the Educational Game Industry Went Wrong The spotlight has been shining on media and gaming in the education innovation scene in recent years. And while many tout the virtues of what games and media can teach kids, we know it’s just as important to give kids enough time to play outside. In this essay, […]

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What’s the Value of Digital Storytelling?

What’s the Value of Digital Storytelling?

| January 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

The ToonTastic app is clearly fun, as I described in the previous post. But is there an educational element to this kind of digital storytelling? What do kids learn when they piece together a plot hatched from their own imagination? I asked Andy Russell, the app’s co-creator, to tell us more. Andy is a graduate […]

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Digital Media Tool Made Easy for Teachers?

Digital Media Tool Made Easy for Teachers?

| November 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

By Ifanyi Bell Educators are an industrious bunch. On a day-to-day basis, they have to make something out of nothing, and that’s especially true when it comes to integrating technology in the classroom. They’re faced with a slew of barriers preventing a full-scale upgrade of technology—namely funding and an ideological consensus regarding reform, among other […]

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