Articles: Digital Storytelling
The process of creating a digital story in the classroom follows steps similar to creating any large-scale technology project.
Living in the Story and Unfolding Lessons Learned - two elements that can transform a digital story into effective digital storytelling.
Living inside your story, unfolding lessons, developing tension, economy the story told, and showing not telling, are fundamental to effective storytelling.
Building animations is especially useful in helping students grasp concepts that are difficult to explain using text alone and engage students in learning.
The process of crafting the digital story builds communication, collaborative, creativity, visual and sound literacy, and project management skills.
Creating superior digital stories lies more in meta-cognition than in manipulation and should focus on a strong narrative and apply media appropriately.