Creative, School Storytelling App from Dr. Panda

In Dr. Panda School, kids will be able to play school and explore fun and creative activities with this storytelling app . This includes painting and sculpting in the art room, growing plants in the school yard, teaching a history class, and even making favorite foods in the cafeteria. Perfect for young students, Dr. Panda School […]

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Plum’s Creaturizer from PBS for Elementary Story Prompts

Helping students find inspiration is an important role of teachers in elementary English Language Arts classrooms.  Students might explore books that they love or bring in photographs from home as they search for story ideas.  Another way for students to find inspiration for their writing or storytelling is to use pictures and prompts. Plum’s Creaturizer from […]

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Storytelling With Wearable Technology

Here’s a preview of my new post for Edutopia – click on the link below to read more! Wearable technology is incredibly exciting for educators and students of all ages. In the past few years, mobile devices have found an essential place in the classroom. If you’ve used smartphones and tablets as instructional tools, you […]

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Gepeto for Next Generation Storytelling

Gepeto is an app that makes storytelling truly interactive. Kids can use puppets to craft and record stories instead of writing or typing. It has a uniquely open platform that allows kids to create narratives the way they would during play – using their voices and physical movements. With Gepeto, kids can use characters they […]

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Shadow Puppet EDU for Digital Storytelling

Shadow Puppet is one of my favorite apps for digital storytelling and now they have a new version designed specifically for classroom use.  All of the original great features that allow students to bring still images to life by recording their voice over a slideshow have been enhanced for students. . With Shadow Puppet EDU videos […]

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14 Apps for Telling Stories: Make, Create & Share

Storytelling is such an important skill and there are plenty of ways to turn your students into storytellers using a mobile device.  These apps are perfect for kids of all ages and can be tailored to a wide range of activities and tasks.  Search through this list to see which app is the best fit […]

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Use Comics Head for Storytelling on iPads

Storytelling is such an important literacy skill.  Students of all ages can create their own comics, storyboards, and presentations with the iPad app Comics Head.  This easy to use tool gives kids lots of ways to demonstrate their creativity.  It’s fun, engaging and a great addition to the traditional narrative writing already taking place in […]

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