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StoryKeepers - wikispace
Bernajean -- digital storytelling resourcesd
digital_storytelling  wikis  storytelling 
june 2012 by katieday
Storytelling Site Cowbird: In-Depth Experience on, of all Places, the Web — The Digital Shift
"Telling a brief story around a single photograph seems like such a simple idea. Add to that a sharing element and you think: another clever web platform to distract and amuse us. But there’s a lot more to Cowbird.The interface is beautiful, as one would expect from Jonathan Harris, Cowbird’s creator. The Web artist and programmer behind the 2006 Web project “We Feel Fine,” Harris thinks big. His goal with Cowbird: nothing less than to create “the world’s first library of human experience,” according to the site.While you can add audio, the focus is on the image, which floats front and center, full screen, with the accompanying story beneath in plain text. To get a feel, you’ll need to spend some time with the stories posted thus far, as the site suggests."
storytelling  digital_storytelling  lesson_ideas  writing 
january 2012 by katieday
Presentation Zen: Ira Glass:Tips on storytelling
2007 blog post which gives links to videos of Ira Glass talking about creating stories -- and becoming a storyteller -- very interesting
storytelling  videos  narratives  tips  theory 
may 2011 by katieday
Cool Tools for Writing
I was looking at the latest post on Ed Tech Ideas, Part 5 of the "Cool Tools for Writing" series.  You can  see them all by clicking these links: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5.  There are several  interesting web sites to explore in each post, and you don't have to be a teacher to have fun with them.Here are my favorites:Zoo Burst"ZooBurst is a digital storytelling tool that lets anyone easily create his or her own 3D pop-up books."StoryJumper"StoryJumper is a site that gives parents, kids, and authors a fun set of intuitive tools for writing and illustrating kids stories. Our goal is to inspire anyone that's ever wanted to write a kids story to get started! Our StoryCreator is free to use, and gives everyone access to our basic art libraries for story creation, online sharing, and book publishing. You can order your books as professionally published hardbound volumes starting from $24.95."Learn Something Every DayThere's nothing to do on this page, except to read and enjoy, and probably say, "I didn't know that!"Screen shot of http://www.learnsomethingeveryday.co.uk/#/2011/03/05Super  Sentence MachineThis is just one of the many small programs developed by Barking College which help children master different areas of the curriculum  On the web page, you can construct sentences by making choices of words.  From this link, you can download the Super Sentence Machine app to use on your own computer.  Be sure to browse through the other ages ranges and subject categories.Screen shot fromhttp://vle.barkingcollege.ac.uk/cw_testbed/resources/infant/english/super_sentence/files/start.htm
storytelling  imagination  grammar  creativity  German  learning  language  English  from google
march 2011 by katieday
ALIA national simultaneous storytime 2010 home page
National Simultaneous Storytime - May 25, 2011 - Feathers for Phoebe by Rod Clement
storytelling  ideas  teaching  school_libraries 
february 2011 by katieday
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“a storytelling app that will let people record audio versions of location-specific stories around the globe.”
social_media  storytelling  digitalstorytelling 
december 2010 by katieday
Folklore.org: Macintosh Stories
a website devoted to collecting stories -- with only one project at the moment, the development of the Macintosh computer....
apple  storytelling  digitalstorytelling  history  technology  computers  mac  imported_from_delicious 
july 2010 by katieday
Picturing the Story
<< Every work of art has a story to tell, either through image and symbol, or through custom and ritual. These stories can explain the unexplainable, teach a life lesson, or celebrate our common human experiences.

Picturing the Story uses works of art as
art  lesson_ideas  museums  visual_literacy  storytelling  audio  imported_from_delicious 
january 2010 by katieday
CogDogRoo - 50 Web 2.0 Ways to tell a story
Alan Levine wiki with great ideas and tools to get everyone creating digital stories online
digitalstorytelling  tools  wikis  images  ideas  imported_from_delicious  narrative  storytelling  teaching  lesson_ideas  web2.0 
october 2009 by katieday
Myths and Legends from E2BN
"Welcome to Myths and Legends. This site is for pupils, teachers and all those who enjoy stories and storytelling.
The British Isles is rich in myths, folktales and legends. Almost every city, town and village in Britain has its own special story, be it a
storytelling  myths  digitalstorytelling  legends  uk  imported_from_delicious 
july 2009 by katieday
Five Card Story
<,This quasi experimental web site (meant it may be buggy) is designed to foster visual thinking. It is based completely, or more loosely... copied, from the Five Card Nancy game devised by comics guru Scott McCloud and the nifty web version at 741.5 Comi
digital  photos  flickr  storytelling  creativity  literacy  writing  imported_from_delicious 
february 2009 by katieday
Digital Storytelling Tools for Educators by Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano (Book) in Education & Language
This guide was written especially for educators, who want to teach 21st century skills, such as collaborating, communicating, and connecting, through digital storytelling. Free downloadable book via Lulu (though you can also buy a printed copy for US$7.
tutorials  storytelling  download  free  books  education  teaching  narrative  web2.0  tools  digital  imported_from_delicious  etext 
september 2008 by katieday
The Secrets of Storytelling: Why We Love a Good Yarn: Scientific American: Sep 2008
* Storytelling is a human universal, and common themes appear in tales throughout history and all over the the world.
* These characteristics of stories, and our natural affinity toward them, reveal clues about our evolutionary history and the roots
narrative  psychology  evolution  science  research  articles  storytelling  cognitive_science  literacy  imported_from_delicious 
september 2008 by katieday
Tribbit.com: Tribute a person, event, or something you love.
"The cool thing is that you also add a date to an item when you add it to your Tribbit and it becomes a timeline. The Tribbit becomes an interactive timeline show that you can invite people to add to, or invite people to see. You can choose to make your s
timelines  storytelling  narrative  online  collaboration  photos  imported_from_delicious 
august 2008 by katieday
Capzles - time.captured
Capture your memories. Tell your stories. Travel through time. Combine your videos, photos, blogs and mp3s into rich, multimedia storylines.
narrative  storytelling  digital  images  visuals  timelines  videos  web2.0  interactive  sharing  imported_from_delicious 
august 2008 by katieday
Literacy Props -- for use with storytelling and young kids
Can be used with a flannelboard, story apron, puppet sticks, etc. Includes the three bears, three billy goats gruff, The Wheels on the Bus, etc.
storytelling  literacy  DIY  teacher_resources  kindergarten  imported_from_delicious 
august 2008 by katieday
The Secrets of Storytelling: Why We Love a Good Yarn: Scientific American
by Jeremy Hsu in Scientific American Mind -- September 18, 2008
The Secrets of Storytelling: Why We Love a Good Yarn - Our love for telling tales reveals the workings of the mind
storytelling  narrative  cognitive_science  imported_from_delicious 
august 2008 by katieday
Caterina.net: Storytelling and the birth of companies
"how the human mind tends towards narrative, how causation, fort-da, one thing follows another chronology is necessary -- otherwise everything would happen all at once, haha. But the mind can't help but construct narratives out of everything."
narrative  storytelling  economics  imported_from_delicious 
july 2008 by katieday
Loose-Fish - Jay Bushman - My goal is to use every conceivable method of transmitting information on the web as a vehicle for delivering story
In chap 89 of Moby-Dick, Melville describes the doctrine of “Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish,” which governs possession of whales on the high seas. A fast-fish is claimed, or fastened to a ship. Any fish that isn’t fastened, is up for grabs, or loose.
twitter  elit  social_software  literature  creativity  literacies  digital  storytelling  imported_from_delicious 
july 2008 by katieday
) ) ) torres21 ( ( (
website of marco antonio torres: educator, producer, media artist, consultant
web2.0  education  storytelling  digital  teaching  creativity  photos  videos  audio  visual_literacy  imported_from_delicious 
july 2008 by katieday
Once Upon A School -- Dave Eggers' TED wish
Eggers challenges others to start working with local schools -- and then to tell the story of the project
education  storytelling  writing  children  charity  activism  schools  TED  imported_from_delicious 
march 2008 by katieday
We Tell Stories: six authors. six stories. six weeks -- a digital writing project by Penguin UK
In collaboration with fêted alternate reality game designers Six to Start, Penguin has challenged some of its top authors to create new forms of story - designed specially for the internet. Each is based on a classic, like Hard Times or 1001 Arabian Nig
narrative  literature  maps  interactive  digital  storytelling  online  classics  imported_from_delicious 
march 2008 by katieday
Inanimate Alice
'Inanimate Alice' tells the story of Alice, a young girl growing up in the first half of the 21st century, and her imaginary digital friend, Brad. Over ten episodes, each a self contained story, we see Alice grow from an eight year old living with her par
animation  books  comics  digital  fiction  future  interactive  literature  storytelling  online  imported_from_delicious 
march 2008 by katieday
Readers should get game-literate -- Guardian Unlimited: Arts blog - books
Readers should get game-literate Far from spelling the end of proper storytelling, video games point towards its future
gaming  literacy  media  reading  narrative  storytelling  future  imported_from_delicious 
february 2008 by katieday
manyvoices » WIKI
@manyvoices is an ongoing collaborative story being written by 140 different elementary and middle school students across the globe using Twitter.com.
twitter  wikis  storytelling  collaboration  international  education  writing  imported_from_delicious 
january 2008 by katieday
Changing minds and persuasion -- How we change what others think, believe, feel and do
ChangingMinds.org, the largest site in the world on all aspects of how we change what others think, believe, feel and do. All content by David Straker.
change  education  psychology  rhetoric  storytelling  social_change  imported_from_delicious 
december 2007 by katieday
AdLib - Create Your Own Silly Story
online version of MadLibs game (enter a noun, another noun, an adjective, a verb, etc. etc.) and have them plugged into a template to create a silly story -- good for practicing parts of speech
games  online  free  english_class  grammar  storytelling  imported_from_delicious 
december 2007 by katieday
The Whale Hunt / by Jonathan Harris / Interface
developed as an experimental interface for storytelling. Given an epic real world story, with lots of content and lots of metadata, how can the narrative be faithfully retold?
whales  storytelling  global_issues  metadata  narrative  imported_from_delicious 
december 2007 by katieday
Techlearning > > Making Book Trailers with Photo Story 3 > December 1, 2007
Here's a handy tutorial for using Microsoft's free Photo Story 3 to create "Book Trailers" – and other projects using photos to tell a story, with.
digital  storytelling  tutorials  tools  free  online  narrative  booktalking  imported_from_delicious 
december 2007 by katieday
PostSecret -- the blog (there's a book, too)
"PostSecret is an ongoing community art project where people mail in their secrets anonymously on one side of a homemade postcard." Utterly fascinating... I must buy the book...
blogs  creativity  ideas  photos  storytelling  writing  life  postcards  secrets  imported_from_delicious 
november 2007 by katieday
Storytelling Alice
Software program to teach middle school kids programming via storytelling
education  gaming  software  storytelling  imported_from_delicious 
november 2007 by katieday
Steve Dennis Event Design: Novel Maps
Denis Wood creates maps - he seems obsessed - hundreds of maps of his small neighborhood. Beautiful maps though, whether he is looking up and drawing the overhead telephone and cable wires, or stamping the positions of pumpkins on stoops, these maps becom
maps  design  storytelling  visualizations  imported_from_delicious 
november 2007 by katieday
Presentation Zen
a blog devoted to analyzing styles of presentation, with a focus on ones relating to Zen concepts
blogs  presentations  powerpoint  storytelling  design  creativity  imported_from_delicious 
august 2007 by katieday
Universe: revealing our modern mythology / by Jonathan Harris for Daylife
" Universe is a system that supports the exploration of personal mythology, allowing each of us to find our own constellations, based on our own interests and curiosities."
art  technology  visuals  information  fun  storytelling  myths  imported_from_delicious 
april 2007 by katieday
Bridges to Understanding
Giving youth voice worldwide through digital storytelling
international  storytelling  learning  digital  imported_from_delicious 
january 2007 by katieday
WikiVille
a place for school-age children to tell stories about where and how they live
wikis  teaching  schools  narrative  storytelling  international  imported_from_delicious 
february 2006 by katieday
SITE Digital Storytelling
Conversations related to the digital storytelling strand at the SITE conference
storytelling  digital  internet  narrative  imported_from_delicious 
february 2006 by katieday
826 Valencia: The Writing Center
Dave Eggers's writing and homework center in San Francisco
teaching  writing  storytelling  imported_from_delicious 
february 2006 by katieday
What's Your Story?
Daniel Pink article from 1999 re corporate storytelling
storytelling  narrative  business  imported_from_delicious 
january 2006 by katieday
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