Digital Storytelling is using digital media to communicate a powerful message through the context of a story. It’s a popular pedagogical method in education because storytelling is a powerful medium from which to learn. Using the paradigm of a story enhanced with digital media of video, pictures, and sound can make the story even more engaging for young viewers who often are exposed to a complete diet of digital media.
There is also an art and science towards putting together a good story with digital tools.
Today I came across this guide with 10 strong ideas for using digital storytelling in education. Take a look! If you need help with a project (as part of G21 or not) – let me know!