What is Digital Storytelling?

  • The process of telling a story using various elements of multimedia.

Benefits of Digital Storytelling

  • Students learn to think critically about what might be the most effective combinations to create their audio and visual elements.
  • Increases "digital literacy"
  • Meets Common Core requirements
  • Projects often move students to higher levels of rigor and relevance
  • Encourages collaborative learning- students problem solve and bounce ideas off each other
  • Allows students to share work with a large audience that can reach outside the classroom
  • Encourages Creativity and Innovation
  • Enhances Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Research and Information Fluency
  • Fosters Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
  • Helps students retain knowledge longer(
  • Teachers can show teachers and parents students´┐Ż growth over time. (Digital portfolio)