The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling

Educators at all levels can use Digital Storytelling in many ways, from introducing new material to helping students learn to conduct research, synthesize large amounts of content and gain expertise in the use of digital communication and authoring tools. It also can help students gain expertise in writing down their ideas in a script, going through the revision process and creating a storyboard of their plan as they create stories for an audience and present their ideas and knowledge in an individual and meaningful way.

Digital Stories can be used:

Educational Goals of Digital Storytelling

for Teachers:

for Students:

When students are able to participate in the multiple steps of designing, creating and presenting their own digital stories, they increase a full complement of literacy skills, including: