Digital storytelling is the latest and greatest way for to share and present information with animation, podcasts, and video creation. Your different activities in these Quests are explorations in different ways to be creative with a variety of media. We learn a lot from stories, and media helps bring them to life through our different senses.

Learning Objectives

When you have completed this Thing you will:

  1. know how to use a variety of digital resources to create and tell a story [Knowledge Constructor]

  2. know how to evaluate different multimedia resources and select appropriate tools [Creative Communicator]

  3. understand the steps in a process of creating my own digital story [Innovative Designer]

Quest 1: The PSA Message

This Quest explores Public Service Announcements as a persuasive digital story

I am ready for Quest 1

Quest 2: Plan & Create

This Quest has you use your topic selected in Quest 1 to create a PSA infographic or cartoon

I am ready for Quest 2

Quest 3: Multimedia PSA

This Quest provides multimedia options for your PSA. Options presented include creating an animated, audio, video, or blended message.

I am ready for Quest 3

Digital Storytelling Gold

Podcasts and Vodcasts: What are They?

What is the Message?
Figuring out the best medium for your message can be hard, and this Quest will help you look at advantages and disadvantages of using the different medium.

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Teacher Guide

Learning Objectives Slide

Websites and Apps

Animoto www

Audacity www

Blendspace www

Bookwink www

Books Should be Free  www

Cartoon Strip Generator www

Draw a Cartoon iPad app

Drawing Cartoons Android www

Go!Animate www

iMovie iPad app

iTunes www iPad app Android

Make Beliefs Comix www

Poetry4Kids www

ReadWriteThink Comics www

Stickdraw Android

Storyboard That www

Sway www iPad app Android

Toondoo www

Toontastic iPad app 

Vocaroo www

WeVideo  www iPad app Android

Wild Animal Chronicles www

Write Comics www