How I Use It
Over the course of a week I had my students complete a digital story using several different tools. Background knowledge was assessed and the fundamentals of digital storytelling was taught. Students brainstormed ideas for a project, wrote a script using Storyboard Maker, searched for images, recorded their narration using Audacity, and put it all together using WeVideo. Audacity is a simple tool for students to record sound and or narration and export to their files for later use.
Audacity is super easy to use for recording audio. The product is not a solid teaching tool as a standalone product. However, if used for Podcasts or Digital Storytelling then it becomes a powerful tool for students to share research or a personal message about content learned. Moreover, Audacity although free, requires the program to be downloaded on all computers before students can access the program.