Digital Storytelling


It's time to make some connections with Digital Storytelling.

Open Book

T:  utilize technology resources that perform each of the five steps in the Digital Storytelling process. Example: Students use several digital multimedia tools to create their final product. 

P:  using engaging resources in a large group, small group, and individual settings to personalize learning

Example: Students use the brainstorming process to create their own “story” that demonstrates their understanding of a content area standard.

CK:  the entire Digital Storytelling process starts with a content area standard.  Example: Students use research and critical thinking skills to determine a Point of View that pertains to the content standard.

Resources/Tools for Digital Storytelling Lesson Planning

You can license your Digital Stories by going to the Creative Commons Chooser site.  As students begin to publish their stories on the Internet, it is important to demonstrate Digital Citizenship and to teach them about the process of copyrighting their works as well as the different options available. See Thing 9 for more information.

Leveling Up for Deeper Learning

Example of Digital Storytelling at Different SAMR Levels

Explore these resources for lessons

MiTechKids: Publish a Story With Google Slides - 2nd Grade

MiTechKids: Publish a Story with Google Slides - 3rd Grade

MiTechKids: Storytelling With Google Slides - 5th Grade

21things4students - Thing 18 (Digital Storytelling) - 6 - 8

Digital Storytelling Lesson Plans - High School

Example Unit Plan - High School

All of these tools differentiate, support, and improve executive functioning. 

  • Mercury Reader (Chrome Ext)

  • Reader View (Chrome Ext)

  • Safari Reader Mode and Reader View - Hide ads and distractions

Move onto the Apply page of Digital Storytelling