Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence
Generate Deeper Learning through Digital Storytelling
December 4, 2012
Teachers understand one concept as nobody else does—in order to teach others, you have to fully understand the material yourself.
Why not apply that concept to your students? Why not make them teach the material to their peers to ensure that they fully understand it? If your students must not only repeat the material but also build it into a story via social media so their peers can respond, they will take ownership of their knowledge in a way that traditional testing cannot inspire.
Find out how digital storytelling can unlock your students' capabilities for demonstrating their knowledge. Digital storytelling using free software and other resources involves students in creating a video story that expresses their understanding. The stories can be shared on social media sites for review and feedback from others.
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