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Digital Storytelling

(Category: Literacy)
Everyone has a story to tell. Digital storytelling revolves around the idea of combining telling stories with any of a variety of available multimedia tools. Digital stories are short films made by students using computers and photographs, drawings, sounds etc. The short film/video can be created by an individual or group of students.
Check out these websites for more information on digital storytelling:
http://plasq.com/products/comiclife/win and http://comiclife.com/education
http://www.microsoft.com/education/en-us/teachers/guides/Pages/digital_storytelling.aspx
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx tell a sto?id=11132
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PihHZF732BY tutorial on using Powerpoint for Digital Storytelling


Instructions

• The funding is available for schools to develop Digital storytelling and purchase relevant equipment or software.
• Suggested ideas and details are enclosed.
• Please enclose in your evaluation a detailed description of the activities undertaken in the running of the initiative along with any relevant photographs of the activities undertaken. We would be very grateful if the photos are sent to us digitally as the quality is great for publications. Please make sure that you have sought permission from parents/guardians to use the photos in publications. Some schools write to all parents asking them to make contact with the school if they object to photos being published.
• The evaluation should be submitted online at www.jcsp.ie.