Tools for Telling Digital Stories


Write On Shapes Shapes you can print to write


Windows Movie Maker

Simple Tools ~ Introduction to Storytelling

Avatar Links
My Story Maker
Build a Character Create a character and write about it. Can print, but not save
Build a Friend for Lecky Create an alien friend for Lecky or build a Scary Spud
Build A Robot
Kids Space Build an online story
Lionel's Tall Tales
StoryBirdshort art-inspired stories
Storytron Interactive stories or create your own
Storybook MakerDr. Suess characters and background

Tag Clouds and Brainstorming

Word It Out

Slide Show Tools

280 Slides
Slidesix (upload PowerPoint presentations then add audio narration to the sldieshow and post it all online)
Photo Peach (music, captions, comments, plus spiral display)
MagToo- online slideshow creator- wizard driven, very simple
Presentations/Slideshows links & explanation from Web 2.0 in Education


Tabblo create stories with your photos and words with styled templates ~ also creates slideshows
Glogster Online poster creator
Voice Thread ~ online ~ others can comment
Capzles Combine videos, photos, blogs and mp3s into rich multimedia storylines Fishing On The Kenai
Museum Box Gallery
Scrap BlogeScrapbookingMultimedia Scrapbookslinks & explanation from Web 2.0 in Education

Electronic Books

Yudu read, publish, buy/sell ~ upload ppt, word, or pdf Winter Poems
FlipSnack pdf to flash and embed/share
Issuu create your own eBook (from any pdf file) can embed in webpages, blogs and wikis ~ see link for more info
Tikatok Online book publisherMixbook online photo book ~ can collaborate ~ can post online or purchase a hard cover ~ see link for more info If you give a Cow a Shower
PhotoFun Links/explaination to photo sites
Electronic Books/writing Tools Links & explanation from Web2.0 in Education
Bookrexternal image t.gif is a tool to create and share your photo book using Flickr pictures
Zooburst create 3D popup book


Pixorial Upload and publish video
Animoto Online movie
Animoto Education Program
Kids Vids great site to teach Video Production, everything you need is here
Picture This teaches video production great site
Using the Flip Video for DS
Video with Professor Monkey step by step tutorial from a cute monkey's point of vie
Live Binder for Digital Storytelling

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