Multimedia and digital storytelling

Multimedia and Digital Storytelling Tools
One of the most amazing things about tablets is the ability to easily create content or creations which offer students alternative ways to demonstrate their learning. There are many free options that take advantage of this capability.

iOS Devices



Computer Resources

  • Adobe Spark - "Create impactful social graphics, web stories and animated videos with Spark’s free graphic design app."


  • StoryBoard That - Fun, storyboard creation site. Add scenes, props, characters with facial expressions and poses. Plan and organize your writing with this interactive graphic organizer. Teacher Guides and Resources here.
  • Voice Thread- capture audio for online digital storytelling.This is a great tool for reaching the needs of all the learners in our classrooms, for all content areas from K-12. The pro version is free to K-12 educators. Make sure you watch the excellent tutorials


    to take advantage of all the features this tool has to offer. A free iPad app is now available which is a fantastic, easy tool. It's a must have

Click the link for some examples to show you how other educators are using Voice Thread for Education.

FotoBabble examples (Click the Play button to hear the audio):

  • ScrapBlog- Create online multimedia scrapbooks from your text, video, audio and photos

  • Storybird - collaborative storytelling

  • Story Maker - create fairy tales, great for young students.

  • MagicStudio -Create interactive visual resources to reinforce instruction or to allow students to demonstrate what they know using web-based tools. Can also create quizzes and timelines. Watch the tour here.

  • Pikistrips.com - Easily create free photo trips, show pictures, FREE