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Digital Storytelling MeetUp with Joe Lambert: Friday, February 13


Storychasers invites you to join Joe Lambert, executive director and founder of the Center for Digital Storytelling, for a FREE meetup on Friday, February 13, 2015, discussing digital storytelling and the power of story to transform lives and enrich our communities. Teachers, librarians, and other educators interested in digital storytelling and oral history projects will…

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Why YOU Should Become a Storychaser


Why should you become a Storychaser? Here’s a short (1 minute, 40 second) “whiteboard animation” video which answers that question! Learn more about iPad Digital Storytelling workshops offered by Storychasers! Register to attend an upcoming workshop in the Oklahoma City area, or contact us to arrange for a workshop to be shared with teachers in…

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10 FREE Tickets for iPad Quick Edit Videography Workshop Oct 23


Storychasers is pleased to offer TEN FREE TICKETS to next week’s workshop at Canadian Valley Technology Center, “iPad Quick Edit Videography.” The first ten people to register with EventBrite using the following “promotional code” will register for free: oct17free If participants want to receive the digital backback of equipment (a $250 value) explained in our…

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Four Upcoming iPad Digital Storytelling Workshops in Oklahoma


Storychasers is delighted to announce FOUR upcoming iPad-based digital storytelling workshops in Oklahoma, in October, November and December 2013. Each full-day workshop is BYOD (bring your own iPad) and runs from 9 am to 3:30 pm. The cost is $99, but for an additional $20 participants can stay for an additional hour of training and…

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Recommended Smartphone Apps & Digital Recorders for Storychasing Oral History


Today I’m sharing a presentation at TEDxOU about empowering others as “digital witnesses” to record and preserve oral histories of our families and others in our communities. In my presentation, I briefly discuss apps and digital audio recorders I recommend for storychasers. These iOS apps are linked on the Appolicious list I created recently, “Best…

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Moveable Feast Offers Tools for Multimedia, Mobile Walking Tours


The free iOS app Moveable and its complementary web tool by Moveable Feast (currently invite-only) allow anyone to create and share “multimedia narratives.” These can be walking tours of a historic area in your community, for example, including text, images, and videos all connected to GPS coordinates and a “virtual trail” people can follow using…

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STEM-related videos on Celebrate Oklahoma Voices


In advance of next week’s “Teaching Creativity and Innovation to Inventive Minds” workshop on the campus of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, it seems appropriate to share several videos on our Celebrate Oklahoma Voices (COV) learning community which are science-focused. These were created by teachers attending past COV workshops. Forensic Science by Anita Cosby (An…

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Teaching Creativity and Innovation to Inventive Minds: August 3-5, 2011 at OSU


Are you an Oklahoma K-12 teacher interested in: Helping your students become more creative? Learning more about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers for your students? Obtaining “digital backpack” equipment (including a new digital camera, digital audio recorder, headset with microphone, and more) you and your students can use to create videos for class…

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Creation Requires Influence: Understanding Remix Power in Star Wars


Creativity doesn’t follow a formula, but it often exhibits patterns. Creative people frequently build on the ideas and work of others. This is true in the genre of film as well as other contexts. Kirby Ferguson powerfully explains how “creation requires influence” in his ten minute video, “Everything is a Remix Part 2.” In the…

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Storychasers Mobile App Options: Considering Mobile Roadie


Our Storychasers board met in December just before the Christmas holidays, and we have several exciting announcements to share in upcoming days. If you’re not already following us on Twitter, please do! (@storychasers) Also please “Like” us on Facebook! Our page there is new. We have discussed the possibility of creating a mobile application for…

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