digital storytelling

Edu.buncee.com for Student Creativity & Success

Student creativity in the classroom can facilitate successful learning. Incorporating the creative process into lessons enhances engagement, increases retention, and encourages communication. Students of all ages benefit from a clear demonstration of a lesson. Comprehension can be strengthened when creativity is incorporated. Edu.buncee.com gives students the tools to combine imagination with information through a fun […]

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Stop Motion Studio Lessons for iPad Teachers

Stop Motion Studio is a filmmaking app you can use across the content areas.  Looking for Stop Motion Studio lessons? Stop Motion is similar to the Lego movies you may have seen made by filmmakers on YouTube. It also is similar to how claymation characters move across the screen.  In the classroom teachers use this app […]

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7 Must-Have Digital Storytelling Apps for iPads

The iPad is a powerful creation tool in the hands of students.  Digital storytelling activities empower children to recount moments from their own life, explain their understanding of a topic, or persuade an audience.  Across the content areas, digital storytelling apps can help students connect with a real audience and a chance for them to […]

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Toontastic is Now Free! An Amazing Storytelling Tool for Students

The past few weeks I’ve been traveling around the country sharing my favorite digital storytelling tools with teachers.  There are many that I love to talk about. One favorite storytelling tool on my list is Toontastic.  As a classroom teacher I used this with students to retell stories and short passages we explored in class.  In family […]

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Digital Storytelling and Authentic Assessments

Digital storytelling is a powerful way to engage students in the writing process. Whether they are telling stories from a summer vacation or writing a persuasive essay on a community issue, technology tools can help motivate reluctant writers. Students can use their writing, audio recordings, video creations, illustrations, and images to create a digital storytelling […]

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Curious Words for Visual Storytelling on iPads

Curious Words is a visual storytelling app from the makers of Oh No Fractions! and Curious Ruler.  Random words stimulate the child to explore the world around them, illustrating such words with what they see. Instead of drawing the word with a still picture, they can shoot a one second video – just the right length to capture […]

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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. Next Generation Storytelling With Gepeto, kids can […]

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Digital Storytelling for the Holidays with edu.buncee.com!

Cold weather and cocoa drinking make the holiday season a perfect time for all kinds of storytelling. With edu.buncee.com, children can develop digital storytelling skills as they craft their own original holiday stories, all while strengthening creativity and having fun! Digital Storytelling Edu.buncee.com’s simple creation canvas empowers students to make their stories come to life. […]

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Shutterfly’s Photo Story in the Classroom App

Shutterfly has a fantastic app called Photo Story that engages and motivates students while promoting student achievement.  It helps facilitate learning and lets students demonstrate their creativity.  Students can easily document their projects and publish their stories with text, photos, audio clips and Doodles in a digital book.  Teachers and families can even order hardcover or paperback copies of […]

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Shadow Puppet is iOS 8 Compatible!

Shadow Puppet is one of my favorite digital storytelling apps and they have big news related to the launch of iOS 8.  Their iPad app, Shadow Puppet Edu is now compatible with iOS 8, iPhone 6, and 6 Plus.  They’ve added a few new iOS 8 specific features like the ability to save to iCloud Drive […]

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