Adobe Youth Voices
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Digital Storytelling Curriculum: Telling My Own Story

Curriculum Published 1/28/16 Last updated on 5/24/19

In this 8-session curriculum, participants will use photo and video editing software to create a digital story. Participants will explore their own histories to construct a personal narrative. Educators will find facilitation tips and strategies in this and in other resources from the collection. Learn to help students utilize media tools to communicate their ideas effectively and tell their stories in unique and personal ways.

Throughout the curriculum selected youth media projects are referenced to watch and reflect on. This collection of youth media can be found on the Create with Purpose Vimeo Channel.

  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

  • Adobe Premiere Elements

    Organize, edit, create, and share your videos.

Age Levels
1+ Month
Communication and Collaboration, Creativity and Innovation, Critical Thinking Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Digital Cameras
  • Computers
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements or similar software
  • Adobe Premiere Elements or similar video editing software
  • Projector/Monitor (to screen media) 
  • Butcher Block or Flip Chart Paper (for group writing)
  • 4x6 photographs (duplicates of photos from your own collection you are willing to share with participants)
  • Post-It Notes

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Aziz Soubai

Posted on 6/22/18 2:32:44 AM Permalink

Thanks for sharing