Web-based digital storytelling tools and online interactive resources — from Danny Maas at maasd.edublogs.org

Underlying beliefs:

  • Learning happens socially and through language
  • Expressing ideas through multiple forms of media can enhance and deepen the meaning-making process
  • Children benefit from opportunities to share what they know and how they feel in creative ways
  • Sharing ideas and understanding in the form of a story helps with memory retention and sense-making
  • Technology can offer learning opportunities consistent with a Universal Design for Learning environment:
    • Multiple means of representation (taking in information)
    • Multiple means of expression (sharing back knowledge)
    • Multiple means of engagement (motivation for learning)