Useful Family Learning Information

Digitial Storytelling in Family Literacy

The Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy at Penn State has published a new practitioner’s guide: Digital Storytelling in Family Literacy (by Angela Mooney and Esther Prins). www.ed.psu.edu/goodling-institute/professional-development/practitioners-guide-5

This practitioner’s guide discusses what digital storytelling (DST) is and reasons for using it in family literacy (FL) programs. Examples of FL programs using DST effectively are provided, along with concrete steps for implementation. The guide concludes with important considerations for educators and a list of resources.