Jackbox games

Jackbox games are available on a wide variety of digital platforms. You can purchase and download the games anywhere from an Xbox One to your Apple TV! To play, each player needs a phone or other web-enabled device to use as their controller.

TikTok

TikTok create 15 second to 3 minute videos.

Cnet tech

Cnet tech blog: How to make a GIF on your phone or computer, contains instructions on how to make GIFs without needing software like Photoshop.

The school run

The school run website has collated the best digital and at-home escape rooms for the family, an early childhood example is Escape the Fairytale. These are also good examples of escape rooms that teachers have made themselves using Google Forms.

Peter Abt

Peter Abt website on Stop motion animation, which is a technique where students move and photograph objects one frame at time. When the images are played together the objects appear to move. Stop motion has a wide range of applications in the classroom including media arts.

Koma

Koma is an iPad app you can use to create stop motion videos and is Free.

Stop Motion Studio

Stop Motion Studio is an iPad app for creating stop motion videos and is free.

Padlet

Padlet is a free real-time collaborative web platform where students and teachers can upload, organise and share content online.

Common sense education

Common sense education: 5 online discussion tools to fuel student engagement. This website has some great recommendations for online forums.

Flipgrid

Flipgrid is an online discussion platform.

Peter Abt

Peter Abt is a primary school teacher on the Sunshine Coast in QLD who explains how to use Book Creator to create digital books.

Creating Stories with ScratchJr

Creating Stories with ScratchJr an ebook by Peter Abt is a great resource for teachers to learn how to use Scratch Jnr and coding for digital storytelling.

Digital writing 101

Digital writing 101 is a collection of digital and new media stories to read, watch and listen to.

Story Center

Story Center website contains a range of resources including online workshops for creating digital stories.

Peter Abt

Peter Abt website on Stop motion animation, which is a technique where students move and photograph objects one frame at time. When the images are played together the objects appear to move. Stop motion has a wide range of applications in the classroom including creative story telling.

Apple

Apple support information on how to record using green screen using iMovie on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac to change the background of your video. This is a very creative way for students to present their digital stories in creative ways e.g. News readers, reporters on site, book characters etc.

SAMHSA

SAMHSA how-to guide for digital storytelling, outlines the 8 steps for making a digital story.

PowerPoint

A PowerPoint photo album is a presentation that you can create to display a digital story.

Padlet

Padlet is free and you can capture webcam videos, upload or link photos/videos, record audio and add content in many other ways.

Microsoft Sway

Microsoft Sway can also be used to create a digital story.

Microsoft

Microsoft support: turn your presentation into a video using these simple instructions.

Storykit

Storykit develops children's engagement with books through interactive storytelling and games.

Adobe Spark

Adobe Spark video can be used to create videos with photos, text and voice over.

Apple

Apple support page about how to trim and arrange videos and photos in iMovie.

Tech Smith

Tech Smith capture also has an app which can also do screen casting if you wish to use this function.

Editing Microsoft Photos

Youtube series of 5 x videos outlining how to video edit in Microsoft Photos.

DaVinci Resolve

DaVinci Resolve is the world's only solution that combines editing, color correction, visual effects, motion graphics and audio post production all in one software tool

Shortcut

Shortcut is a free, open source, cross platform video editor available online.

HandBrake

HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs.

Microsoft

Microsoft support: Get Microsoft paint and paint in 4D.

Garage Band

Garage Band is a fully equipped music creation studio inside your Mac — with a complete sound library that includes instruments, presets for guitar and voice, and an incredible selection of session drummers and percussionists.

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop, paint and draw with thousands of customised brushes or create your own — Photoshop puts the world's largest collection at your fingertips.

Hookpad

Hookpad is software and interactive learning materials to help musicians create music and gain a deep understanding and intuition for how music works.