“(Storify is) multimedia storytelling that can redefine how we think about organizing information, ideas, and identities… it helps us to understand curation as a habit of our everyday lives online… a natural way to report in a hypermedia age.” – Paul Mihailidis News Literacy Professor, Emerson College
Category: Tools, Apps & Texts
MindMeister an online mind mapping and collaboration platform that runs inside your web browser and on mobile devices.
Themes and trends in U.S. digital culture are emerging faster than we often have time process. Frontline put together a nice outline of the big picture, with some insight from major thinkers in the field of media studies on how we can prepare ourselves and our students to adjust.
The following principles were identified by The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) as a framework for applying the key concepts of media literacy to teaching practices.
The following links can be used for student independent practice to develop and reinforce academic skills, digital media operational skills, and fine motor skills related to using the computer.
Informed by long-standing curricula in Canada, England, and Australia, U.S. educators at the 1993 Media Literacy National Leadership Conference agreed upon the following concepts that should be included in the analysis of media messages (Hobbs):
Storyboarding can leverage media production enthusiasm while providing another opportunity to look at their traditional writing or content.
Nice video introduction to storyboarding.
Video hosting company Vimeo has created an open space, Vimeo Video School, for aspiring video producers to learn or polish up their filmmaking skills.