As human beings, we are hardwired for storytelling. The motto of the Center for Digital Storytelling (www.storycenter.org) is “Listen deeply. Tell stories.” Unfortunately, students and teachers in schools today often feel too time-stressed to engage in digital storytelling. Yet these projects can provide ideal opportunities for students to acquire and demonstrate the literacy skills required to thrive in the 21st Century. This presentation, part of a full day workshop on digital storytelling, attempts to “make the case” for these opinions.
Program Length: 42 min, 34 sec
File size: 10.2 MB
Show notes for this podcast include:
- Accompanying multimedia slideshow
- Workshop curriculum: The Case for Digital Storytelling in the Classroom
- Superb digital storytelling examples: “A History of Digital Storytelling Through Story”
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