This chapter enables teachers to understand and define what digital storytelling means in the primary classroom and to plan for digital storytelling in their classroom drawing on appropriate pedagogy. The chapter explores a range of technologies associated with digital storytelling. Five key themes are introduced through case studies from practice, these are: working with digital media; supporting language development; using shared online spaces; looking at extended reality environments; and drama and game-based learning
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTeaching and Learning using ICT in the Primary School
EditorsMarilyn Leask, Sarah Younie
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)978‑1‑003-40892‑5
ISBN (Print)978‑1‑032-52882‑3, 978‑1‑032-52884‑7
Publication statusPublished - 6 May 2024


  • ICT
  • digital storytelling
  • Primary Teaching


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