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Twitter Novel Creative Writing Assignment

Students Write a Short Story Using Current Technology Concepts

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Reimagining Learning: Vote in a Digital Media Competition

All the entrants have developed digital media learning programs that will engage young people in participatory learning. Entries are closed, but you can view the entries and give your support to your favorite through public comment on the site.

Read More http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2010/02/reimagining-learning-vote-in-a-digital-media-competition/#ixzz0h56gSDRA

Silence Speaks: Multimedia storytelling in Republic of Congo

Seven women affected byCongo-Brazzaville’s (also known as Republic of Congo) civil wars between 1997 and 2003 came together in November 2009 for a four-day digital storytelling workshop organized in a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme Bureau for Conflict Prevention and Resolution(UNDP-BCPR) and theCenter for Digital Storytelling’s initiativeSilence Speaks. Since their beginnings in 1999, Silence Speaks, which is based in the United States, has coordinated more than 40 projects across the United States, and in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Congo-Brazzaville, South Africa, and Uganda.

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Mashable : How Social Gaming is Improving Education

«Audits of the U.S. educational system have revealed that the highest hurdle to adopting skills-based teaching practices is the lack of an easily implementable curriculum.

Enter social video games as a solution — immersive environments that simulate real-world problems. Today, technologically eager schools are replacing textbook learning with social video games, and improving learning outcomes in the process. Here’s how they’re doing it.»

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Le Digital Storytelling et l’éducation

Mes recherches sur le Twittelling me transportent parfois sur d’autres genres d’information que je tiens quand même à partager avec vous.

Le site ISTE Vision (International Society for Technology in Education) offre une belle sélection de vidéos avec plusieurs histoires créées par tous et chacun, surtout en lien avec l’éducation.

http://www.istevision.org/channel.php?c=0da21a5a67f3f978b6c16097f259d2144ce8af84&v=1

L’Université de Houston au Texas nous offre The Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling:

http://digitalstorytelling.coe.uh.edu/index.html

Un article sur l’intégration du Digital Storytelling en classe dans The Teacher Magazine:

http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2010/01/13/digitalstorytelling.h19.html?tkn=UPMF40TKRn/LKg0U8fIH930lfRfdMJ9N6IC5

Un chapitre du livre Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators en PDF:

http://www.iste.org/source/orders/isteFileDisplay.cfm?product_code=digsto&type=3