Online Tools for Creating Digital Stories

Resources About Digital StoryTelling in Education

Kathy Schrock’s Guide to Digital Storytelling: http://www.schrockguide.net/digital-storytelling.html
Educational Uses of Digital Storyteling from University of Houston: http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/page.cfm?id=27&cid=27&sublinkid=29
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom from EdTechTeacher: http://edtechteacher.org/tools/multimedia/digital-storytelling/
Teachers Guide to Digital Storytelling from Edudemic: http://www.edudemic.com/guide-digital-storytelling/

APPS

Adobe Voice: http://getvoice.adobe.com/, turn your voice into an animated video
Audioboom:  https://audioboom.com/ , Share audio content online and completely free of charge with audioBoom. Post it here and to other social networks
Explain Everything: http://www.morriscooke.com/applications-ios/explain-everything-2,  for IOS and Android, Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design, screencasting, and interactive whiteboard tool that lets you annotate, animate, narrate, import, and export
Flipagram: https://flipagram.com/
Create short video stories using your photos and set to music you love (IOS, Android
iMovie: http://www.apple.com/ios/imovie/?cid=wwa-us-kwg-features-com, Turn your short video clips into movies or trailers with this IOS app.
PixnTell EDU: http://pixntell.com/, Pic your photos and add music or your voiceover with this IOS app.
Tellagami: https://tellagami.com/, create and share a quick animated Gami video

WEBSITES

Voicethread: http://voicethread.com
WeVideo: https://www.wevideo.com/
Educreations: http://www.educreations.com/
Storify: http://storify.com/
Pixton: http://pixton.com/uk/
Issuu: http://issuu.com/
Storybird: http://storybird.com/
Weebly: http://www.weebly.com/
Animoto: http://animoto.com/
Prezi: http://prezi.com
Wikispaces: http://www.wikispaces.com
TedEd: http://ed.ted.com
Google Sites: https://sites.google.comor any blog, web space or wiki site!This wiki has more ideas:
‘50+ web 2.0 ways to tell a story’: http://50ways.wikispaces.com/

Copyright Free Media

Google Advanced Search: http://www.google.com/advanced_image_search?hl=en (setting for findings images that are free to use without permission)
Wikimedia: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (images are free to use without permission)
Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/ (most images are free to use without permission)
National Archives: http://www.archives.gov/
Jamendo: https://www.jamendo.com/en/welcome (music is free to be used without permission)

Other possibly useful resources:
Wordle: http://www.wordle.net/
Bubbl.us: http://bubbl.us/

List: E-learning and Digital Cultures developed by Professor Sian Bayne, Jeremy Knox, Dr Hamish A. Macleod, Dr Jen Ross, and Dr Christine Sinclair, The University of Edinburgh, downloaded 12/4/2014 from https://class.coursera.org/edc-003/wiki/Interpretingimages