Everyone has a story to tell and digital storytelling is an excellent opportunity for students to explore themselves, their community and the larger world around them.
Classroom Digital Storytelling
Cherry Street Films partners with schools and community organizations to support youth produced media. We work with educators to help build curriculum that serves their community's shared goals and expectations.
Cherry Street offers unique services like professional development and teacher trainings, gear rentals, data management solutions and in classroom facilitation on a contract basis. Our classroom pedagogy is centered around the fundamental principles of inclusivity and digital equity in the classroom. Digital Storytelling curriculums incorporate digital literacy, global community communications and leadership experience to prepare students for high school, college and beyond.
Seattle Parks and Recreation teams up with Cherry Street Films to help produce a Digital Short! Teen participants of the STEP program at Meadowbrook community center here in Seattle, boldl accepted the challenge to produce a digital story that addresses the problems of stereotyping within their community. These self directed teens' focus and vision impressed us greatly. About the STEP program: "Participants will develop good work habits, strong team building and communication skills, as well as learning a sound cultural awareness of the environment and their communities."
Cherry Street Films is excited to work with Summit Public Schools in Seattle! Our Digital Storytelling Program is a unique curriculum focused on experiences for youth that drive creative change in their communities. This program aims to foster creativity, confidence and social awareness by developing the skills necessary to produce a Digital Story. Check out Summit Public Schools new campus in Seattle at 1025 S. King Street.