Category Archives: Storytelling

Digital Storytelling & Presentation Tools Resources

The resource page for the Cool Tools for Schools Thing 5: Digital Storytelling & Presentation Tools Resources has been moved to this website. We’re going to be starting another Cool Tools workshop and the site needs some updating. The Digital … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling Odds & Ends

Little Bird Tales is geared towards younger children. This site lets them create storybooks by uploading  photos and scanned drawings, create drawings online and recording audio directly from your microphone.  This free site has no advertising. A nice tool for … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling as Advocacy – TechSoup Contest

TechSoup’s Digital Storytelling Event Are you up for a fun challenge? One that will help you showcase your organization’s mission and work? What a great opportunity to create a compelling advocacy piece for your library and to learn more about … Continue reading

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HistoryPin: Maps, Photos and Stories

I’m getting delightfully lost in the HistoryPin website. Old photos, layered on top of Google Maps and stories to go with them – all things that I love to explore. What is HistoryPin? The site invites the public to dig … Continue reading

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Words and pictures and storytelling

I love words and pictures and storytelling. And I love playing with tools that help us tell our stories. So it’s no surprise that I’m having great fun playing with  Flickr Poet from Stories in Flight which I discovered last … Continue reading

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Archival photos, civil war music, great slide show

Kris Abery (CT State Library) did a great slide show today for their CT 23 things project. Photos from the CT State Archives, Civil War music from the Digital History project and Microsoft Photostory to put it all together. Then … Continue reading

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