Digital Storytelling: an Efficient and Engaging Learning Activity

20140315-223728.jpgA digital story is essentially any combination of a spoken narrative and a number of visuals, perhaps with a soundtrack – along with new technologies to edit and share the story.

Although the concept of digital storytelling is closely linked to the use of new technology, we shouldn’t forget that it is always the story and not the technology that teachers should focus on. We should merge the digital skills with the literate education; this is where teachers still have a role to play, even in the digital age.

In my teaching practice I often have students practice digital storytelling to help them develop basic oral, written and digital skills, or simply content understanding.Digital Storytelling: an Efficient and Engaging Learning Activity.