Edudemic also has a guide on "8 Steps to Great Digital Storytelling." With digital storytelling, students can easily become the creators of their own content. They can embed and mix videos, images, text, and their voice together to create a story or lesson that is uniquely their own. And with today's tech resources, creating a digital story can be accomplished relatively easily and at any grade level. So, check out Edudemic's guide for all the steps and resources!
Free Tech also covers "22 Frames - News Videos for ESL Students." The free site 22 Frames "provides a central location for locating captioned videos for learning English and for internet users who have hearing impairments." On top of that, the site lists the common slang words and idioms that are associated with the videos, for students who may not be familiar. This site is an excellent learning resource for ESL students and the videos cover everything from recent news story to pop culture.
The Lightning Round...
In closing, here's a new infographic onincorporating gamification into instructional design. Plus, a great graphic on which apps to use for which levels of Blooms Taxonimy (I posted it last week, but it's an excellent poster and has been making the rounds again today...)