Month: February 2014

At SXSWEdu: INTERACTIVE ENGAGEMENT with EdTech Women

At SXSWEdu: INTERACTIVE ENGAGEMENT with EdTech Women

http://edtechwomen.com/blog/2014/2/23/announcing-the-edtechwomen-sxswedu-lightning-talk-series-at-the-helm-womens-impact-in-edtech ANNOUNCING THE EDTECHWOMEN SXSWEDU LIGHTNING TALK SERIES – AT THE HELM :: WOMEN’S IMPACT IN EDTECH February 23, 2014 by Margaret Roth The experiences of women working in EdTech are stories of community, inclusivity, visibility and impact. They are stories that are transforming the industry as we know it. This year at SXSWedu, EdTechWomen has … Continued

The Out of Time Backstory

The Out of Time Backstory

Creating a Story Tweeting Adventure I am a consultant in social marketing specializing in education and health. I am also parent to three great kids. I drove a lot of carpools back in the day and relished spying on the candid conversations playing out in the back of the car. My passion is storytelling and, … Continued

When Words Count

When Words Count

37,166. That’s how many words Word tells me I have written, sweated over, researched and edited so far writing Out of Time. My guess–I’m a little about one-third of the way through the storytelling. I choose the words carefully, inspired by some master storytellers: Mark Twain for time travel, humor and social satire (A Connecticut … Continued

How to Tweet a Story with Charley M. and Me

How to Tweet a Story with Charley M. and Me

In presenting at last weekend’s amazing CO14 MOOC (for Connecting Educators Online 14) about my multiplatform storytelling for learning project, I was asked by several people to explain how tweet storytelling works. I must admit this from the outset: I have no idea. Why? ‘Coz this is such a new form of interactive storytelling that … Continued

What Can Teens Learn through Story? What Can You?

What Can Teens Learn through Story? What Can You?

To begin to answer that question, I’m leading a class called “Expanding Learning via Interactive Online Storytelling, Out of Time” as part of an online learning series called Connecting Online 14 (CO14), coming up this Saturday, Feb. 8, at 4 p.m. ET. And frankly, I need your help. Because this whole idea–that the characters, plot and … Continued