This online workshop provides educators a step-by-step introduction to the fundamentals of digital storytelling, like:
Media School offers students the chance to become visual storytellers, all while acquiring new competencies that’ll help them improve their narrative skills and express their creativity!
This workshop includes 11 easy-to-follow modules that walk educators and students through the stages of creating a digital story.
The Digital Storytelling Workshop and its content have been designed to fit naturally into the following three high school subjects:
The Digital Storytelling Workshop can also be integrated into other school subjects or projects, such as:
Individual or group work
Managing classroom time
Telling stories about real people is what filmmaker and Media School mentor Paul Tom has been up to for the past 12 years. His projects give a voice to the voiceless and open to dialogue and encounters.
“I have learned a bunch of new techniques that have answered a lot of questions for me, on how to help students produce better videos. It has given me some new approaches to take that I would never had come up with on my own.”Paul Brown, Teacher - Brampton, Ontario
"[Media School] includes information that… is important for student[s] of a digital age to learn... I was consistently engaged, and the concepts being repeated helped me to test my understanding and gave… deeper insights when the answers were provided. The pro tips were very clear and helpful. Easy to follow!"Michelle Montgomery, Teacher, Toronto, Ontario
Any type of computer that supports the most recent versions of the following browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari.
Some lessons are not compatible with touchscreens. More details about supported devices.
Please refer to the Internet connection requirements before starting the workshop in the classroom.