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EDUC 2215 Technology for Teachers: Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling

  1. 30hands Learning - A user-friendly iOS app with video tutorials to help users create a video story by adding narration to images. 
  2. Animaker Class - A drag-and-drop tool for students that also offers features such as group management, an in-app messenger, and task tracking. 
  3. Book Creator - A mobile (iOS/Chrome) app for putting together stunning eBooks and digital stories with text, audio, images, and video. 
  4. BoomWriter - A safe site for students (teachers create accounts, no student email required) to create digital stories. Once a story is published online, an actual book can be ordered. 
  5. Buncee - A digital canvas that includes an educational portal that allows educators to track and monitor student progress, create assignments, share an "Ideas Lab," and more. 
  6. Cloud Stop Motion - Create stop-motion video projects from any browser or device that can be used for digital storytelling or project-based learning. 
  7. Comic Life - A fun and easy-to-use iOS app for telling a story by creating a customized digital comic. 
  8. Elementari - Read, write, code, share, and remix interactive digital stories, portfolios, choose-your-own adventures, and more using professional illustrations and sounds. 
  9. HeadUP - Allows students to create beautiful-looking stories in various subject areas in only a matter of seconds. 
  10. Imagine Forest - Offers short writing activities and a story creator that comes with built-in story starters, artwork, and more to inspire students. 
  11. Litehouse - Shape digital stories -- in four easy steps through a state-of-the-art text editor -- that can also be published on platforms such as WordPress or Drupal. 
  12. Little Bird Tales - Students can create their own art and record their voice for stories. Also, offers interactive K-6 lessons and an iOS app for mobile learning. 
  13. Make Beliefs Comix - Students can author digital comics in different languages, plus there are educational resources and lesson ideas. 
  14. My Story - An iPad app in which a user can draw or upload a picture, add some text, and then record audio to tell their story. 
  15. Nawmal - Students can create cool animated videos and build their communication, presentation, and conversation skills at the same time. 
  16. Noisy Book - A fun iOS app that adds sound effects to stories that are read aloud and also allows users to fashion their own stories as well. 
  17. Pixton for Schools - Offers an educational portal and more than 4,000 backgrounds, 3,000 props, and 1,000 subject-specific templates for creating digital comics. 
  18. Plotagon - Users select characters, write a script, and Plotagon takes care of the rest to create an animated video. 
  19. Speech Journal - An iPad app that pairs recorded audio with a digital picture from a user’s iPhoto library to create a story. 
  20. Story Creator - Put together a digital story by syncing audio, text, video, and images. Users can also highlight text during narration to boost reading skills. 
  21. Storybird - A story sharing site with an educational portal in which students can create art-inspired stories for embedding into sites or blogs. 
  22. StoryJumper - Build a story from scratch or choose one of the story starters. Students then can add objects, text, and even upload their own art. 
  23. Storyboard That - Offers a special education edition with more than 2,000 lesson plans and activities, cross-curriculum applications, and is also FERPA, CCPA, COPPA, and GDPR compliant. 
  24. Strip Designer - An iOS digital comic app in which students can sketch, draw, mask, add warped 3D lettering and balloons, and combine everything with complex panel layouts. 
  25. Tellagami - Tell a short story by building an avatar and then recording audio. 
  26. UtellStory - Share a story through audio, images, and video, and even collaborate with others. 
  27. VoiceThread - Users upload multimedia content and record a narration, then a finished VoiceThread can then be embedded into a site or blog. 
  28. Wakelet - Wakelet lets educators bookmark any item on the web (i.e. article, blog, tweet, etc.) and then organize it into a digital story that can be shared with students or used for other communication, such as professional development. 
  29. WriteComics - A simple-to-use site for building a digital comic. 
  30. Zimmer Twins - A fun animated movie-making site with class management features. 
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