- 45 interactive stories for engaging “screenagers” and other 21st century students.
- Each story based on the narrative of an online video (viral videos, adverts, short films, etc.).
- An accompanying website with links to all videos.
- Ideas for linking stories to curricular subjects (art, science, citizenship, media studies, etc.).
- Beautifully illustrated and designed for a great reading experience.
- A useful appendix with practical advice and tips for teachers (storytelling techniques, technology issues, etc.).
- Perfect for primary, secondary, and English language teachers (including CLIL contexts).
Teachers: What’s in it for you?
- 45 video-based lesson plans to teach a wide range of subjects.
- A teaching resource for waking up even the quietest students in your classroom.
- Step-by-step instructions to get students listening, thinking, collaborating, communicating, problem solving, and making videos of their own.
- Tons of inspiration to create your own Videotelling lessons and activities.
- A handy guide to help you develop your own storytelling skills.
Teacher trainers: What’s in it for you?
- Inspiration and resources for creating training sessions on storytelling, online video, classroom communication, critical thinking, digital and media literacies, project-based teaching, and using video cameras.
- An invaluable resource for your trainees to develop their classroom communication skills.
Videotelling was financed by teachers and educators through a highly successful crowdfunding campaign.
What are people saying about Videotelling?
This book will make you look forward to your Monday morning lessons.”
Marga Homar, English language teacher
“A brilliantly practical series of lessons to liven up any classroom.”
Ben Goldstein, author of “Language Learning with Digital Video”
“A vital book for educators – a critical approach to online video and an accessible introduction to the subjects of media and visual literacy.”
Dr. Paul Martin Lester, author of “Visual Communication: Images with Messages”
“In Videotelling, Jamie leaves his classroom door wide open – you experience his stories as his students would.”
Nick Bilbrough, storyteller and author
“Storytelling reinvented for a generation raised on YouTube.”
Alan Melikdjanian, creator of the Captain Disillusion YouTube series
“An invaluable book for teacher development – a handy set of tools for novice and experienced teachers to develop their classroom communication, and storytelling skills.”
Nicola Meldrum, teacher trainer