Standard 1: Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity.
"Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments."
Teachers who participate in the Digital Storytelling Fellowship will enhance their understanding of digital storytelling and will implement best practices to enhance the learning opportunities for all students. Digital Storytelling Fellows with also provide students a platform to promote learning and creativity while giving them a voice to tell their stories.
Standard 5: Engage in professional growth and leadership.
"Teachers continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources."
Digital Storytelling Fellows will enhance their professional practice by learning new skills they can apply directly in their classrooms. Through this focused five-course sequenced curriculum, teachers will be able to effectively integrate new digital tools and resources into their classrooms to enhance the learning opportunities for all students.