Proven Programs in Education is a series of books that draws on the best of Better: Evidence-Based Education, a unique magazine that provides leadership teams in education with the information they need. The series includes four titles: Proven Programs in Literacy; Proven Programs in STEM; Proven Programs in Social Emotional Development; Proven Programs in Classroom Management and Assessment

The Proven Programs in Education series is about research-proven strategies and programs that can be applied in practice. The authors distill their work and research into succinct, easily-digestible articles highlighting the practical implications that teachers, principals, and administrators can use. Each article includes links to further reading and resources that allow readers to delve more deeply into particular issues.

Digital Storytelling: Reinventing How Learners Communicate

Digital Storytelling: Reinventing How Learners Communicate

Digital storytelling: Reinventing how learners communicate
LynneSchrum and BarbaraLevin

Lynne Schrum and Barbara Levin explain how digital storytelling can bring an important new dimension to teaching and learning.

Digital storytelling is a blend of media (photographs, graphics, video, music, text, narration) that can be used to create a narrative, demonstrate knowledge, or explore and share ideas and concepts in new ways. Digital stories can be quick and simple or sophisticated and complex. In education, they can be used by teachers as teaching tools, created and shared by students to represent their learning, or utilized for professional development.

Educational psychologists Jerome Bruner and Roger Schank argue that stories are one way to make meaning out of experience and are critical to learning. Stories help ...

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