Here’s a handy little guide for using digital storytelling in project-based learning settings. While this was created for high school teachers in the public school setting, it’s also useful for those of us working with other age groups in faith formation settings.
Caroline Cerveny, the “Cyber pilgrim,” points to this nifty free site that supports adults in helping kids tell stories and share them digitally. It’s called Little Bird Tales, and Caroline suggests some simple ways to use it in religious education.
“The work of the people” has long been a phrase used to describe liturgy. Now it’s also the name of a thoughtful website which gathers up the work of artists who produce media for communities of faith. They also produce a video magazine, Alter Video, which is chock full of interesting digital stories. They’re a …
Temple Emanuel was one of the first groups that Lynn Clark and her team at Denver University worked with in creating a digital story as a form of faith formation. Here is their story:
Christ Lutheran Church in Denver, CO was one of the first groups that Lynn Clark, Jill Dierberg and the team at Denver University worked with in this project on digital storytelling as a form of faith formation. Here is their digital story:
Simmons College in Boston has published a really useful short guide to digital storytelling in educational settings. It’s 22 pages long, in pdf format, and free. The guide includes a number of tips and resources that are helpful in the faith formation setting, even though the guide was written for undergraduate faculty to use in …
Do you know what an “FAQ” is? A set of “frequently asked questions.” As I was wandering around the web today, I stumbled upon this FAQ on storytelling. The piece is full of interesting answers to questions like “why tell stories?” and “how do I learn a story?” and so on.