I just found out about another interesting digital story-telling tool: Google Search Stories. This tool allows you to make 30-second movies, like the one Google used during the 2010 Super Bowl.

Now, you can’t do all the neat things that they did in the commercial, but you can still come up with some creative stuff. I was in an eighth-grade class last week and a discussion came up about whether Piglet (from the Winnie-the-Pooh books) was a boy or a girl. So I went to the Search Story Creator and in a couple of minutes came up with this:

It actually took longer to sign up for a YouTube account than it did to make the video.

BTW, I found about this tool from Debbie Reese at the Crossing Borders Youth Literature Seminar. Here’s a link to the video she made.

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