Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Digital stories derive their power by weaving images, music, narrative and voice together, thereby giving deep dimension and vivid color to characters, situations, experiences, and insights. Tell your story now digitally.
- Leslie Rule, Digital Storytelling Association

Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQs)
Purposes for Digital Stories in Electronic Portfolios
CDS* TutorialsWorkshops Available from Dr. Barrett
How to Create Simple Digital Stories

Getting started (a tour of the tools)

Digital Storytelling in Education

Scott County Schools (Kentucky)
NCREL Success Story

Telling Their Stories

Heirloom Stories

Digital Storytelling (N.C.)

Creative Narrations (Boston)

Digital Storytelling Finds its Place in the Classroom

Visible Knowledge Project

DigiTales (Bernajean Porter)

Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling
University of Houston

Blog by a teacher researching digital storytelling

eBook on The Art of Digital Storytelling

Niles High School District 219 (IL)(

Digital Directors Guild

Digital Storytelling: A Practical Classroom Management Strategy

Digital Clubhouse

PBS Multimedia Storytelling

Tips for Digital Storytelling

Digital Family Stories

Using today 's technology to tell yesterday's stories for tomorrow's generations.

Center for Digital Storytelling

Canadian Film Centre

Dana Atchley's Next Exit

America's Life Stories

The Dostal Project

Story Corps

Tech Head Stories

Memory Miner

Where to publish your digital stories:

Google video


Online Tools for Digital Storytelling




Online Tools for Podcasting



International Digital Storytelling


David Brear's weblinks and workshops


Australia (all in Melbourne)

Australian Center for the Moving Image (ACMI)

Fraynework digital storytelling

Once Upon a Time digital storytelling


United Kingdom

Capture Wales

Telling Lives - England




Telling My Story from EIFEL Conferences

Electronic Portfolio as Digital Story of Learning - Digital Storytelling as Reflective Portfolio

Researching Digital Storytelling in schools- including two rubrics and Literature Review
(developed for Kean University's Digital Storytelling Conference) 300K


Digital Storytelling Workshop Flyer (108K)

How to Prepare for a Digital Storytelling Workshop
Video - Institutional Preparation - Individual Preparation - Workshop Outline - Links

* Tutorials developed at the request of the Center for Digital Storytelling
©2004, Helen C. Barrett, Ph.D.
updated June 3, 2011