Digital storytelling can be a powerful teaching tool for children. In this episode of The JayPod, Etown Education professor Dr. Kathryn Caprino talks about what digital storytelling is and what some of the potential benefits are for using it in the classroom. In 2021, she published a series of blog posts on this topic in collaboration with former Early Childhood Education students, Samantha Weigle and Alyssa Marzili.
You can check out those blog posts at the links below:
1. Digital Storytelling: An Exciting Teaching Tool!
2. Assessing Digital Stories in the Middle Grades
Dr. Caprino has taught middle and high school English. She teaches classes on adolescent and children’s literature and literacy methods and has a special interest in integrating technology as part of literacy education. You can follow her on Twitter at @Kcapliteracy and she also reviews children's books at https://katiereviewsbooks.wordpress.com/.