Tag Archives: Storytelling

“Library” on Youtube

While viewing Scaredy Squirrel Goes to the Library (what a great kick-0ff for the new year, thanks to Lisa for the link!), I began to wonder what returns I’d get on Youtube for the query “library”. Below are some of the … Continue reading

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Google Search Stories – A “New” Twist on Digital Storytelling

While searching for a book trailer, I encountered a Google Search Story for Chester by Melanie Watt, and that led me to the Youtube above, a tutorial, and the site to create my own. To post, you’ll need a google … Continue reading

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AKLA 2012: Poetry and the Alaska Native Oral Tradition

(Written by Ginny Blackson) Over 150 Alaska librarians and guests were treated to a dynamic talk by Alaska Native storyteller and author Ishmael Hope during the 2012 AKLA Conference Awards Dinner. Ishmael joined the conferences as the 2012 Alaska Spirit of Reading … Continue reading

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AKLA 2012: Storybird

(Written by Katie Conover, Goose Bay Elementary) During the 2012 AkLA conference in Fairbanks, I attended a pre-conference session Top 25 Websites and E-Books and Web 2.0 in Action. It was a fast paced and inspiring“smack down” of the latest and greatest digital … Continue reading

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AASL 2011: Kid’s Tell It Write

(Written by Charlie Polak, Abbott Loop Elementary) I came away from this session with two fun ideas that may help students understand why stories need details. 

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