November 20, 2014

Transmedia and Education: How Transmedia Is Changing the Way We Learn

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SLJ explores how transmedia storytelling, or telling a story across media platforms, has cracked open possibilities for educators to teach and assess, as well as opportunities for students to learn.

Every Platform Tells a Story: Transmedia has the power to make any topic more vivid and personal

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Transmedia isn’t just a new buzzword that belongs to academics or high-priced media consultants. It’s an approach to storytelling that boasts a range of potential curricular applications that applies to literacy and the content areas.

Pottermore Opens to All

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The wait is over. Pottermore, the much anticipated online hub for the Harry Potter franchise is now open.

Transmedia Trailblazers: SLJ Reviews Six Multiplatform Titles

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These transmedia titles—including Pottermore—operate on a variety of platforms to support and extend the reading experience and tantalize tech-savvy youngsters who like to spend their leisure time plugged in.

Read Beyond the Lines: Transmedia has changed the very notion of books and reading

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How to get kids reading? Don’t try so hard to stand out, says best-selling author Patrick Carman, who makes a case for meeting teens halfway.